Social Work

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Alaska

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Alaska
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Noodle Staff February 16, 2018

Social Workers help individuals, children or families if they are having problems being productive and stable in their own lives. A career as a social worker can be quite fulfilling.

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To become a licensed clinical social worker in Alaska one must obtain the Alaska required education levels, fieldwork experience or clinical hours and possibly satisfy several other administrative requirements. Beginning your journey to become a licensed clinical social worker in Alaska, starts with earning the necessary social work educational requirements. The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) provides accreditation to social work programs in the United States. We recommend you begin your search there.

One such example of a CSWE accredited social work program is Tulane University Online Masters of Social Work. The online MSW at Tulane University requires applicants to have a bachelor’s degree but does not require a GRE score for admission. Click to contact Tulane University about their online Master of Social Work program.

In Alaska, the average salary for licensed clinical social workers is $59,727. For social workers who have a master’s degree, the average salary is $71,846. The demand for Alaska social workers is expected to increase by 15 percent by 2026. Interested in learning more about organizations hiring social workers in Alaska? In fact, there are 4482 organizations recruiting social workers in Alaska. Please see the list below of organizations actively searching for social workers who possess or are concurrently enrolled in a social work masters degree program.

  • Swordfish Healthcare, LLC
  • Providence Health & Services
  • Avtec
  • University of Alaska

As we mentioned, if you are evaluating a graduate degree program in order to become or to advance your career as a licensed clinical social worker in Alaska, we recommend you start with CSWE accredited social work programs.

There are over 240 accredited CSWE MSW programs to review. Get a jump start and browse the MSW programs below to begin the journey of becoming a Alaska licensed clinical social worker!

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