Social workers maintain a critical role in the enhancement of society as they support communities and individuals to discover answers to life's challenges. 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.

Becoming a Mississippi licensed clinical social worker requires an individual to achieve specific education levels, fieldwork, as well as other administrative related requirements.

The first major step towards a licensed clinical social worker career is to obtain the required educational degree for Mississippi. We recommend you being your search for an accredited social work program by reviewing those accredited by CSWE, the the national association representing social work education in the United States.

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 their site to learn more about Tulane University and their online Master of Social Work program.

The average Mississippi licensed clinical social worker salary is $40832. For those individuals who've gone on to obtain a master's degree in social work, the average salary is $44263. The job growth rate for social workers in Mississippi is expected to grow by 15 by 2026. Interested in learning more about organizations hiring social workers in Mississippi? In fact, there are 4392. recruiting social workers in Mississippi. 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.

When considering a masters level education to become a licensed clinical social worker in Mississippi, or to advance your career as a Mississippi social worker, you should investigate the details of respective programs. For example, most programs include a core of general courses, yet vary tremendously in how they prepare students for various advanced practice roles. Find a school to get started on your journey to becoming a licensed clinical social worker in Mississippi.

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Nedda Gilbert

Ms. Gilbert is a certified social worker and 30 year educational consultant with an interest in helping college-bound and graduate school students manage the process and stress of admissions effectively. She is one of the senior founding managers of the Princeton Review Test Preparation Company, and the author of The Princeton Review Guide to the Best Business Schools and another book, Business School Essays that Made a Difference (Random House). She is a guest contributor to Forbes Magazine on college and college life. Ms. Gilbert is also certified as a collaborative family law professional in New Jersey. She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and MS from Columbia University.