School of Social Work

Social Work Licensure

This program will prepare students to be eligible for licensure within the State of Maine. Visit the UMS State Authorization and Licensure page to learn more about the licensure requirements in other states and territories, and for contact information to inquire further about the licensure requirements associated with this program.

Each semester we distribute information about licensure to our BSW and MSW students.

The January 2022 Licensure Information Session for both BSW & MSW Students can be found at this link.

The PPT below provides information to MSW students regarding licensure processes and requirements.

MSW Licensure Information

Please visit the link below for BSW Students regarding licensure processes and requirements.

BSW Licensure Information

We suggest that you visit the link for the Association of Social Work Boards to find more information about the exam, including preparation materials:

The Maine Licensing Board website provides information about licensing requirements and applications: Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure

For a Quick Advising Guide for USM MSW Students Seeking Licensure in Maine click here.

For ASWB Licensure Exam Pass Rate Date click here.