Students, including prospective students, should review state licensure requirements for licensure as a social worker prior to applying to or enrolling in any of Regis College’s programs. Completion of a Regis College program does not guarantee eligibility for state licensure or receipt of a license.

An indication is provided below regarding whether Regis College’s program meets a state’s licensure requirements, does not meet a state’s licensure requirements, or if Regis College has not yet made a determination whether such program meets a state’s licensure requirements.

Please be advised that you should determine whether the program will meet your state’s licensure requirements prior to enrolling in such program. This document is for information purposes only and cannot be relied upon as an official listing of state licensure requirements.

State Does the Program Meet the State Educational Requirements? Requirements Website
Alabama Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB examination Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners
Alaska Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB examination Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners
Arizona Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Arizona Board of Behavioral Health
Arkansas Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board
California N/A California does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Colorado N/A Colorado does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners
Connecticut N/A Connecticut does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Connecticut State Department of Public Health
District of Columbia Yes LSWA – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination and 3 professional references DC Health - Government of the District of Columbia
Delaware Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s level examination Delaware Board of Social Work Examiners
Florida N/A Florida does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Florida Board of Clinical Social Work
Georgia N/A Georgia does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Georgia Board of Social Workers
Hawaii Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited (or equivalent) baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Idaho Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination and 3 professional references Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners
Illinois Yes LSW – graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s level examination Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Indiana Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass bachelor’s ASWB examination Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Iowa Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Iowa Board of Social Work
Kansas Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination and 3 professional references Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
Kentucky Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Kentucky Board of Social Work
Louisiana Yes RSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners
Maine Yes LSX – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure
Maryland Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Maryland Department of Health
Massachusetts Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination and 3 professional references Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Work
Michigan Yes LBSW-Limited – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Michigan Board of Social Work
Minnesota Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Minnesota Board of Social Work
Mississippi Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers
Missouri Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Missouri Division of Professional Regulation
Montana Yes LBSW Candidate - graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, three professional references, pass ASWB bachelor’s exam Montana Board of Behavioral Health
Nebraska N/A Nebraska does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Nevada Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination State of Nevada – Board of Examiners for Social Workers
New Hampshire N/A New Hampshire does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
New Jersey Yes CSW - graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners
New Mexico Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination and two-character references. Additional requirements: course or seminar in New Mexico cultures, pass New Mexico cultural examination, pass New Mexico jurisprudence exam New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department
New York N/A New York does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates New York Office of the Professions
North Carolina Yes CSW - graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program, official transcripts and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
North Dakota Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners
Ohio Yes LSW - graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
Oklahoma Yes LSWA – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
Oregon Yes RBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass bachelor’s ASWB examination Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers
Pennsylvania Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination. Additional requirements: DHS approved training on child abuse recognition and reporting. Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers
Rhode Island N/A Rhode Island does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates State of Rhode Island Department of Health
South Carolina Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners
South Dakota Yes SW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination South Dakota Department of Social Services
Tennessee Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Tennessee Board of Social Workers
Texas Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s Examination. Additional requirement: Pass Texas Jurisprudence Exam Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council
Utah Yes SSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Utah Department of Commerce – Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Vermont N/A Vermont does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Vermont Office of Professional Regulation
Virginia Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Virginia Board of Social Work
Washington N/A Washington does not offer a license for BSW-level prepared graduates Washington State Department of Health
West Virginia Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript and pass ASWB bachelor’s examination West Virginia Board of Social Work
Wisconsin Yes CSW – graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination. Additional requirements: Pass the Wisconsin Statues and Administrative Code examination Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
Wyoming Yes CSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited baccalaureate program, official transcript, pass ASWB bachelor’s examination Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board