Are you interested in becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)? At Therapist Development Center, we provide a proven study system to help social workers pass their licensing exam, but our greater mission is to help nurture and develop the careers of social workers across the nation. And the first part of this is helping you understand the step-by-step process that is required in each state to become an LCSW. Remember each state will be slightly unique, but the first step is the same for everyone...

STEP 1 - Fulfill Your Education Requirements

  • Obtain a Master of Social Work (MSW) from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) approved or accredited college or university. To find one of these programs, visit the CSWE’s website.

From this point, please click below which state you will be applying for your licensure in, and see the next steps you will need to take.