Social Work

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Alabama

Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Alabama
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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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Becoming a Alabama licensed clinical social worker requires an individual to achieve specific education levels, fieldwork, as well as other administrative related requirements.

Beginning your journey to become a licensed clinical social worker in Alabama, 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.

An example accredited social work program by the CSWE is the Online Masters of Social Work at Tulane University which has trained social workers since 1914. Tulane University’s MSW program helps prepare students to pass their clinical exams (84%) as well as their Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) exams (81%). Visit here to learn more about Tulane University and their online Master of Social Work program.

Alabama licensed clinical social workers on average earn a salary of $56,369 per year. Individuals who pursue master’s degrees in social work, tend to earn an average of $60,070 per year. Those with doctoral degrees earn an average of $69,095 per year.

  •         University of Alabama
  • Regions Bank
  • Fresenius
  • Regions Financial Corporation
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

The demand for Alabama social workers is expected to increase by 15 percent by 2026. Currently, there are 7,002 open positions in Alabama for social workers. In fact, the following health centers are currently recruiting to hire social workers, with a preference for those with a masters degree, or concurrently enrolled in a masters program.

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