Bachelor of Social Work

Becoming a Licensed Social Worker

Following a minimum of two postgraduate years of supervised social work practice experience, Bachelor of Social Work graduates of Indiana University are eligible to apply for licensure by the State of Indiana. Upon receipt of a complete application and a passing score on a standardized examination, the Indiana State Health Professions Bureau designated the BSW graduate a Licensed Social Worker (LSW).

Students in the BSW Program must complete all sophomore and junior social work courses and achieve senior standing before enrolling in the senior social work courses.