LMSW Exam Prep: ASWB Masters Level Exam
Price: $275.00

Our LMSW Exam Study System prepares social workers to pass the ASWB Masters Level Exam. Our ASWB Masters Level Exam Study Guide includes everything you need to pass your exam with confidence. Our online study system includes access to:

  • An organized, step-by-step study plan designed by experts in social work - we are the only program with a 10-step system that gives you clear tasks to prepare for the ASWB Masters Level Exam. This makes your studying efficient and effective.
  • Audio lectures with printable handouts – listen and learn at your convenience. When you attend a workshop, you only get to hear that information once.  Real learning requires repetition. With our lectures, you can listen and take notes as many times as you need.
  • A thorough review of all essential content areas on the 2020 LMSW exam - we took the ASWB Masters Level Handbook and organized our course in a way that makes all the information accessible and covers it in a way that will actually be tested on the ASWB Masters level exam.
  • Multiple, effective study tools - we learn best when the material is presented in different formats.  Our program does just that. We review the Top 50 Topics tested, provide multiple handouts, lectures, and quizzes to reinforce concepts.
  • Our clinical examples from professional social workers help you learn instead of just memorize the information, which is essential for successfully answering the reasoning-based questions that make up the majority of the exam.
  • Clear test-taking strategies and anxiety management you will use on exam day.
  • 600+ ASWB Masters Exam practice questions with audio or written rationales
  • Experienced LMSW exam prep coaches available via email for questions and support - our coaches have passed the ASWB Masters Level Exam with a score of 90% or higher!  They know the LMSW exam and will always email you back to you within two days (if not sooner!). We want to help you pass with our LMSW exam study guide program.

This ASWB Exam Prep program takes 50 hours of study time to complete once. We recommend studying 2-12 weeks for the ASWB Master Exam. Access to the program expires after 4 months, but extensions are FREE. We mean it when we say that we are with you until you PASS!

Still unsure if our ASWB Masters Level Exam Study Guide is right for you?

For many social workers, taking the ASWB Masters Level Exam can be very intimidating, and that is understandable. The ASWB Masters Level Exam covers a massive amount of content. With so many options - books, workshops, apps, and other online options, finding the right ASWB Masters Level Exam Study Guide can be daunting.

It has been our experience that many social workers come to us after using other ASWB Masters Level Exam Study Guides and failing.  Frustrated and defeated, they worry that they won’t ever be able to pass the exam. Many students report that they were overwhelmed with books or the app that they bought were nothing like the ASWB Masters Level Exam.  We totally get it. That’s exactly why we created this LMSW licensing exam training and exam study guide program for the ASWB Masters level exam. As social workers who have actually successfully passed the ASWB Masters Level Exam Study Guide who had seen the other study guides out there, we knew there was a very real need for a better program for test-takers. That is why we created a robust, but concise study system that provides a clear plan and multiple learning methods so your brain can truly learn and absorb the material. When it comes to passing the ASWB Masters Level Exam, you are in good hands with the Therapist Development Center team.  We look forward to helping you pass!

(Please note that for the Michigan LMSW exam, you want to sign up for our Clinical LCSW program, as this is the study system that will prepare you for the Michigan LMSW exam. Our LMSW exam prep is for a Masters level exam that is NOT required in the state of Michigan.)

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Course Reviews

Ever since I was a child, I struggled with national exams. This course is very thorough, and if you work through the lessons, you will be well prepared. I passed with my first try. I found the mock exams very helpful. When I reached out to the coach, she replied in-depth and with care and gave more strategies to use in preparing. I learned about course through the recommendation of NASW members.

All I can say right now is THANK YOU!!!!! On May 1, 2020, I took the LMSW exam. I needed 99 to pass....I answered 94 correctly. I questioned my entire EXISTENCE as a social worker. I asked God in that moment, “Where do you have me to be, what do you want me to do?!” I decided to wait the 90 days. I felt God say, “but can I TRUST you with this license in this moment?” After I went through my "down moment" I was introduced to this system. Yes, I questioned and thought, "I see everyone else with the positive testimonies but can this REALLY be me?" I went in this time feeling SO confident! The Macro strategy..WOW!! I simply cannot thank you all enough and as of August 10, 2020 I am now a Licensed Master Social Worker!! When I sit for my Clinical Exam, I WILL be utilizing this system.

The program was a great match for my learning style, utilizing both audio and visual tools and reinforcing knowledge acquisition through taking multiple quizzes and exams. Thank you for guiding me to a successful exam!

I have been studying since November 2019. I got my MSW back in about 2011. I feel like this course really helped me not jut prepare for the exam, but also just to become a Licensed Social Worker.

Thanks so much!!!
Great study guide. I'll definitely utilize you guys for my advanced license preparation.

This program really prepared to face and conquer the exam. I used everything and really appreciated the tools, techniques, and the mock exams. Thank you TDC!

I wish I knew about TDC many years earlier, but I'm forever grateful I was referred to this program when I was. I'm too embarrassed to disclose how much money I've spent on test preps, workshops, and the actual exam! It's been exhausting!

But, I'm elated to say that today, 8/8/2020, I passed my LMSW exam! I needed a 99 to pass, and got a 105! I'm SO HAPPY AND RELIEVED! This has been a long and arduous journey. As soon as I started to exam, I heard Amanda's voice replaying in my head. Definitely listen to each section multiple times if you can, and keep taking the quizzes over and over until you get a perfect score. The questions on the quizzes are very similar to the questions on the exam.
This was a great investment!

Brooklyn, NY

I am still in shock that I took my exam and passed it today. There is absolutely no way I would have passed without TDC. The program provided stability and structure during chaotic times. The program materials really were amazing. Not only did the program help me pass the exam, it also helped me better learn information from previous classes. Thank you TDC and for creating such a great program! I will be back when it comes time to test for my LCSW.


I am an individual with clinically significant anxiety, especially surrounding performance and fear of failure and judgement, so going into this exam has been one of the scariest hurdles of my life. A recent Masters grad during COVID-19, desperately needing a job.. I really needed to pass this exam on first try due to extremely limited testing opportunities during this time. When I was researching study materials, I came across TDC and saw its high pass rate, as well as all the testimonials from individuals saying they'd passed after multiple attempts. Reading that gave me faith in TDC so I bit the bullet.

My friends who have passed all used Apgar, and I knew I personally couldn't learn just from opening and reading a huge textbook. I find it so boring and disengaging. I learn best by DOING THINGS. PRACTICING HANDS ON. I saw that TDC not only had audio lectures (which help you absorb material via auditory senses), but there are so many quizzes, practice tests and mock exams. Practicing your reasoning skills for this exam is so important and I knew for me I just needed to practice practice practice. TDC does not waste your time with exam material that you don't need to know or are unlikely to be tested on.

So, if you're not a visual learner, hate reading text, and learn by doing, TDC is for you! TDC gave me an "instinct" for the right answers on my exam, and combined with the acronym commonly used by LMSW test-takers, I SCORED WAY ABOVE WHAT I NEEDED! I PASSED WITH FLYING COLORS!

I graduated with my MSW 20 years ago and never took the masters exam. I haven't done paid work in the SW field for 18 years so I had a lot to learn and relearn for the exam. I honestly believe I wouldn't have passed the exam without this program. The structure and organization it provides is invaluable. The content is comprehensive. I love Emily's teaching style and detailed guidance on how to take this type of exam. I did find it took me longer to complete most sections than suggested, and I definitely needed to go through the entire program twice. I'm so grateful to the Therapist Development Center. I highly recommend this program!!!

TDC's program was very effective at helping me to study pacific topics at a time without becoming overwhelmed with where and how to start studying. The strategies and knowledge of how to tackle questions to provide best answers were also very helpful. Your practice test and mock tests that I took several times helped me to build testing stamina and lessened my anxiety during the real exam for my LMSW. Thank you!!!

My exam was delayed due to Covid-19, the study materials helped me plan and stay prepped, as I waited to be able to take the exam. I went through it twice as recommended, and passed with 41 more points than needed; only missing 11 of the 150 scored questions. Thank you for your well designed and very helpful program. The final pep talk was much needed and useful in helping to calm test day nerves and prepare mentally and emotionally for the challenge.

This study program took so much stress off me. I was able to follow their study schedule for when to study, what material to focus on, and they provided multiple opportunities to take quizzes and test to prepare for the exam. I highly recommend this program for anyone that does not want to piece together their own study guide.

TDC completely changed the way I studied for the LMSW. I already had a grasp on the exam material (Top 50 topics), but this program really helped me apply my knowledge and to the questions and understand how to approach the first/next/best question types. I got an 82% on the TDC final mock exam and an 82% (123/150) on the real test! Such a great study program that I have recommended to the rest of my Master's program cohort!

I know that without the help of the TDC, I would have been far more anxious going into this exam. The TDC program really helped me to understand the exam questions and thoroughly covered all topics needed to pass. I am so thankful for this program. Now I can move forward with my career!!

After a sudden rescheduling of the LMSW exam, I found myself with only five weeks to prepare. I struggled with retaining information from reading books and recognized a need for a new system. A friend recommended TDC as a study tool to help with the process. With the mixture of audio recordings, quick studies, and quizzes, I looked forward to studying and no longer viewed it as a hassle. Going into the exam, I felt confident that I had all of the knowledge I needed, thanks to TDC. I passed with flying colors on my first attempt! Thank you to the TDC team for providing me with the tools and confidence I needed to PASS my LMSW!

THANK YOU!! This is literally all I used to study and felt very confident. Excellent program!

This is a fantastic, comprehensive program that prepared me not only for the recall information I needed to refresh myself on, but how to actually breakdown the questions so that I answer EXACTLY what the question is asking, nothing more, nothing less. Understanding the nuances of HOW to answer the questions made all the difference in my 141/150 score!

Excellent study prgoram and accurately prepares you for the exam. Thank you so much for the well developed material.

TDC really helped me understand how to tackle the test questions, which was vital in helping me pass on the first try!

TDC contained the most important things that were on the test. I purchased it last minute and definitely wouldn’t have passed without it.