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Social Work Schools in Alaska

There are two Alaska schools offering social work programs. 63 students graduated with degrees from Alaska social work schools in 2010. 41 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 21 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

63 students graduate from social work programs in Alaska, on average, per year. Specifically, one student graduated with social work certificates, 41 with a bachelor's level degree, and 21 with a degree at the master's level.

Two social work schools are in Alaska. Of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public social work school varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

Average tuition for programs in social work is $5,268. The highest tuition for social work programs, which is $5,358 every year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, while the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Schools in this northwestern state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing social work.

Social Work Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

63 students graduate from social work programs in Alaska, on average, per year. Specifically, one student graduated with social work certificates, 41 with a bachelor's level degree, and 21 with a degree at the master's level.

Social Work Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 39
  • Bachelor 2007: 37
  • Bachelor 2008: 35
  • Bachelor 2009: 35
  • Bachelor 2010: 41
  • Master 2006: 23
  • Master 2007: 29
  • Master 2008: 26
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 21

Social Work Program Availability in Alaska

Alaska schools offer a total of four social work programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Social Work Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31410
  • 25th Percentile: 34820
  • Median: 41390
  • 75th Percentile: 51060
  • 90th Percentile: 67990

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23340
  • 25th Percentile: 39820
  • Median: 48610
  • 75th Percentile: 58670
  • 90th Percentile: 67110

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35480
  • 25th Percentile: 41870
  • Median: 53260
  • 75th Percentile: 65620
  • 90th Percentile: 74110

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27960
  • 25th Percentile: 33380
  • Median: 44770
  • 75th Percentile: 54560
  • 90th Percentile: 64940

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27810
  • 25th Percentile: 34080
  • Median: 39840
  • 75th Percentile: 47740
  • 90th Percentile: 58700

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34950
  • Median Salary 2007: 35740
  • Median Salary 2008: 40400
  • Median Salary 2009: 45190
  • Median Salary 2010: 41390
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 380
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43260
  • Median Salary 2007: 45620
  • Median Salary 2008: 44530
  • Median Salary 2009: 47810
  • Median Salary 2010: 48610
  • Total Employed 2006: 350
  • Total Employed 2007: 400
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48500
  • Median Salary 2007: 52210
  • Median Salary 2008: 53820
  • Median Salary 2009: 51480
  • Median Salary 2010: 53260
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36460
  • Median Salary 2007: 42470
  • Median Salary 2008: 43650
  • Median Salary 2009: 44330
  • Median Salary 2010: 44770
  • Total Employed 2006: 1070
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 840
  • Total Employed 2010: 830

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37640
  • Median Salary 2007: 36180
  • Median Salary 2008: 37260
  • Median Salary 2009: 37730
  • Median Salary 2010: 39840
  • Total Employed 2006: 400
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 470

Alaska vs National Social Work Employment

Alaska vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.345% (2490)

Social Work Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska and Alaska offers one social work program. Overall, 9,855 students seek degrees in 200 University of Alaska Fairbanks programs. Alaska is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering social work in terms of programs.

2. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers three programs in social work. Of those, UAA offers students one certificate in social work, one bachelor's level degree in social work, and one degree at the master's level in social work. It is near the center of the city. This medium-sized school is a public 4-year institution. UAA is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering social work programs.