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Social Work Schools in Alabama

There are 16 Alabama schools offering social work programs. 654 students graduated from programs at Alabama social work schools in 2010. 318 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 201 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

670 students graduate from social work programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of social work students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 132 students graduated with an associate's level degree in social work, 318 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 201 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

16 social work schools are in this state. Out of these, while four schools are private, 12 schools are public. Tuition at a public social work school varies from $5,424 to $7,900, while tuition at a private social work school varies from $9,896 to $16,750.

Average tuition for social work programs is $8,102. While the highest tuition for social work programs, which is $16,750 every year, is at Tuskegee University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,424 every year, is at the University of North Alabama.

Social work schools in this southeastern state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Social Work Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

670 students graduate from social work programs in Alabama, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of social work students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 132 students graduated with an associate's level degree in social work, 318 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 201 with a master's level degree, and three with a doctorate level degree.

Social Work Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 98
  • Associate 2007: 88
  • Associate 2008: 105
  • Associate 2009: 104
  • Associate 2010: 132
  • Bachelor 2006: 400
  • Bachelor 2007: 319
  • Bachelor 2008: 381
  • Bachelor 2009: 354
  • Bachelor 2010: 318
  • Master 2006: 212
  • Master 2007: 211
  • Master 2008: 196
  • Master 2009: 169
  • Master 2010: 201
  • Doctorate 2006: 4
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Social Work Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in this state offer a total of 19 social work programs. Of these programs, around 73.7% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Social Work Program Availability in Alabama

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21410
  • 25th Percentile: 25730
  • Median: 30420
  • 75th Percentile: 38740
  • 90th Percentile: 47170

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21770
  • 25th Percentile: 28030
  • Median: 40640
  • 75th Percentile: 63130
  • 90th Percentile: 73390

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28210
  • 25th Percentile: 33880
  • Median: 40790
  • 75th Percentile: 48720
  • 90th Percentile: 57850

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27350
  • 25th Percentile: 32960
  • Median: 39450
  • 75th Percentile: 51070
  • 90th Percentile: 59290

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16470
  • 25th Percentile: 22560
  • Median: 28730
  • 75th Percentile: 37080
  • 90th Percentile: 46260

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27340
  • Median Salary 2007: 31280
  • Median Salary 2008: 33070
  • Median Salary 2009: 30120
  • Median Salary 2010: 30420
  • Total Employed 2006: 970
  • Total Employed 2007: 650
  • Total Employed 2008: 620
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 1050

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44980
  • Median Salary 2007: 38060
  • Median Salary 2008: 38440
  • Median Salary 2009: 36780
  • Median Salary 2010: 40640
  • Total Employed 2006: 530
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 680
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 480

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36760
  • Median Salary 2007: 38200
  • Median Salary 2008: 39510
  • Median Salary 2009: 40740
  • Median Salary 2010: 40790
  • Total Employed 2006: 2030
  • Total Employed 2007: 2050
  • Total Employed 2008: 2220
  • Total Employed 2009: 2200
  • Total Employed 2010: 2240

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33600
  • Median Salary 2007: 35190
  • Median Salary 2008: 37500
  • Median Salary 2009: 38490
  • Median Salary 2010: 39450
  • Total Employed 2006: 4170
  • Total Employed 2007: 4360
  • Total Employed 2008: 4250
  • Total Employed 2009: 4030
  • Total Employed 2010: 3680

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25120
  • Median Salary 2007: 26360
  • Median Salary 2008: 34260
  • Median Salary 2009: 38470
  • Median Salary 2010: 28730
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Alabama vs National Social Work Employment

Alabama vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 1.048% (7560)

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1. The University of Montevallo

Station 6001
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
(205) 665-6155

The University of Montevallo offers one social work program. It is one of 10 liberal arts colleges in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, this small school ranks tenth in the state of Alabama.

2. Talladega College

627 W Battle St
Talladega, AL 35160
(256) 761-6100

Talladega College offers one program in social work. 706 students seek degrees in 23 programs at Talladega, overall.

3. Miles College

5500 Myron Massey Blvd
Fairfield, AL 35064-2621
(205) 929-1000x1645

Miles College offers one program in social work and it is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Alabama. Overall, 1,668 students pursue degrees in 25 programs at this school.

4. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force, which is near the center of the city, is in Montgomery, AL and this college offers one social work program. Overall, 0 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this college. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in social work.

5. Troy University

University Avenue
Troy, AL 36082-0001
(334) 670-3100

Troy University offers one social work program. 28,322 students pursue degrees in 66 TROY programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Alabama.

6. Lawson State Community College - Birmingham

3060 Wilson Rd SW
Birmingham, AL 35221-1717
(205) 925-2515

Lawson State Community College-Birmingham offers one social work program and this college is 7.0 miles from the center of the city. It is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work programs.

7. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama offers one program in social work and this school, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Florence, AL. This school is a public 4-year institution.

8. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama offers one program in social work and this university, which is 7.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks fifth in the state of Alabama.

9. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is in the center of Montgomery and this school offers one program in social work. Overall, 5,705 students pursue degrees in 49 ASU programs. ASU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work programs.

10. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University offers one social work program and OU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work in terms of programs.

11. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University offers one social work program. Tuskegee is a historically black, 4-year, research institution.

12. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers one program in social work and it is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. 17,543 students seek degrees in 139 UAB programs, overall. This public university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work.

13. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers one program in social work and Auburn is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. Auburn is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work.

14. Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St
Normal, AL 35762
(256) 372-5000

Alabama A & M University Is in the center of Normal. It offers two programs in social work. Specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in social work and one master's level social work degree. This research university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

15. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama and it offers one social work program. JSU is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work.

16. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama offers three social work programs. Specifically, UA offers students one social work degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in social work, and one degree at the doctorate level in social work. This big university, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UA is the biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering social work in terms of programs.