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 LGSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners
Alaska Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination, and three professional references Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners
Arizona Yes LMSW - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Arizona Board of Behavioral Health
Arkansas Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board
California Yes ASW – Associate Clinical Social Worker Registration - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, complete 12-hour California Law and Ethics course and examination. Additional requirements: Before application for LCSW, complete pre-licensure courses (can be completed while accumulating supervised professional experience), pass ASWB clinical examination California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Colorado Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirements: Pass the Colorado Mental Health Profession’s Jurisprudence Examination; complete Healthcare Professions Profile (HPPP) Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners
Connecticut Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Connecticut State Department of Public Health
District of Columbia Yes LGSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination and three professional references DC Health - Government of the District of Columbia
Delaware Yes LBSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination Delaware Board of Social Work Examiners
Florida Yes CSWI - graduate of a CSWE master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirements: Completed 24 sh or 32 quarter hours in theory of human behavior and practice methods as courses in clinically oriented services, including a minimum of one course in psychopathology. Courses not considered to be clinically oriented are: policy, administration, organization and communities Florida Board of Clinical Social Work
Georgia Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited (or in CSWE candidacy) master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB exam Georgia Board of Social Workers
Hawaii Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited (or equivalent) master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Idaho Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination and three professional references Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners
Illinois Yes LSW – graduate of an accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Indiana Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Iowa Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE master’s program, official transcript and pass master’s level ASWB examination Iowa Board of Social Work
Kansas Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination and three professional references Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
Kentucky Yes CSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Kentucky Board of Social Work
Louisiana Yes LMSW and CSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners
Maine Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure
Maryland Yes LGSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Maryland Department of Health
Massachusetts Yes LCSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination and three professional references Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Work
Michigan Yes LMSW-Limited – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Michigan Board of Social Work
Minnesota Yes LGSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Minnesota Board of Social Work
Mississippi Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers
Missouri Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Missouri Division of Professional Regulation
Montana Yes LCSW Candidate - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, three professional references, and pass ASWB clinical examination Montana Board of Behavioral Health
Nebraska Yes PCMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Nevada Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass ASWB master’s examination State of Nevada – Board of Examiners for Social Workers
New Hampshire Yes No license available until graduate from CSWE accredited master’s program accrues 3,000 post-grad supervised clinical hours, pass ASWB clinical examination-then eligible for LICSW license New Hampshire Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
New Jersey Yes LSW - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass ASWB master’s examination New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners
New Mexico Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB 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 Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirements: coursework or training in identification and reporting of child abuse offered by a New York state approved provider New York Office of the Professions
North Carolina Yes CMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination or ACSW examination North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
North Dakota Yes LCSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners
Ohio Yes LSW - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board
Oklahoma Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers
Oregon Yes LMSW and CSWA – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers
Pennsylvania Yes LSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers
Rhode Island Yes LCSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination State of Rhode Island Department of Health
South Carolina Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners
South Dakota Yes CSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination South Dakota Department of Social Services
Tennessee Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Tennessee Board of Social Workers
Texas Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirement: Pass Texas Jurisprudence Exam Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council
Utah Yes CSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Utah Department of Commerce – Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Vermont Yes LMSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirement: Pass Vermont Jurisprudence Examination Vermont Office of Professional Regulation
Virginia Yes LMSW - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination Virginia Board of Social Work
Washington Yes LASW - graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirements: 3200 hours post-graduate supervised experience Washington State Department of Health
West Virginia Yes LGSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, and pass master’s level ASWB examination West Virginia Board of Social Work
Wisconsin Yes APSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination. Additional requirements: Pass the Wisconsin Statues and Administrative Code examination Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
Wyoming Yes PCSW – graduate of a CSWE accredited master’s program, official transcript, pass master’s level ASWB examination Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board