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Social Work Schools in Georgia

There are 17 Georgia schools offering social work programs. 615 students graduated with degrees from Georgia social work schools in 2010. 339 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 215 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

598 students graduate from programs in this state in social work, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of social work students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 18 students graduated with social work certificates, 21 with a degree at the associate's level, 215 with a bachelor's level degree, 339 with a master's level degree, and 22 with a degree at the doctorate level.

17 social work schools are in Georgia. And of these, while 14 schools are public, three schools are private. While tuition at a public social work school varies from $2,522 to $8,736, tuition at a private social work school varies from $12,510 to $22,208.

Average tuition for social work programs is $8,128. While the highest tuition for social work programs, which is $22,208 per year, is at LaGrange College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,522 each year, is at Dalton State College.

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

Social Work Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

598 students graduate from programs in this state in social work, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of social work students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 18 students graduated with social work certificates, 21 with a degree at the associate's level, 215 with a bachelor's level degree, 339 with a master's level degree, and 22 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Social Work Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 18
  • Associate 2006: 11
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 9
  • Associate 2009: 8
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2006: 206
  • Bachelor 2007: 249
  • Bachelor 2008: 224
  • Bachelor 2009: 254
  • Bachelor 2010: 215
  • Master 2006: 272
  • Master 2007: 300
  • Master 2008: 331
  • Master 2009: 334
  • Master 2010: 339
  • Doctorate 2006: 14
  • Doctorate 2007: 21
  • Doctorate 2008: 13
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 22

Social Work Program Availability in Georgia

Schools in this state offer a total of 26 programs in social work. Of these programs, 38.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Social Work Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 2

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22950
  • 25th Percentile: 34210
  • Median: 42780
  • 75th Percentile: 54150
  • 90th Percentile: 63730

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32400
  • 25th Percentile: 51230
  • Median: 63140
  • 75th Percentile: 72700
  • 90th Percentile: 80280

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30500
  • 25th Percentile: 35750
  • Median: 43710
  • 75th Percentile: 53800
  • 90th Percentile: 64750

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 25440
  • 25th Percentile: 29770
  • Median: 35110
  • 75th Percentile: 42450
  • 90th Percentile: 55930

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 24990
  • 25th Percentile: 27160
  • Median: 30840
  • 75th Percentile: 36990
  • 90th Percentile: 46640

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30290
  • Median Salary 2007: 33720
  • Median Salary 2008: 35380
  • Median Salary 2009: 38780
  • Median Salary 2010: 42780
  • Total Employed 2006: 1200
  • Total Employed 2007: 1120
  • Total Employed 2008: 1220
  • Total Employed 2009: 1030
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38250
  • Median Salary 2007: 46330
  • Median Salary 2008: 52510
  • Median Salary 2009: 62070
  • Median Salary 2010: 63140
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 920
  • Total Employed 2008: 890
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 42390
  • Median Salary 2007: 40700
  • Median Salary 2008: 43040
  • Median Salary 2009: 43600
  • Median Salary 2010: 43710
  • Total Employed 2006: 3130
  • Total Employed 2007: 3040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2990
  • Total Employed 2009: 3630
  • Total Employed 2010: 3710

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36400
  • Median Salary 2007: 30870
  • Median Salary 2008: 31660
  • Median Salary 2009: 34420
  • Median Salary 2010: 35110
  • Total Employed 2006: 7040
  • Total Employed 2007: 7220
  • Total Employed 2008: 7170
  • Total Employed 2009: 6730
  • Total Employed 2010: 6360

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32200
  • Median Salary 2007: 30120
  • Median Salary 2008: 29620
  • Median Salary 2009: 30340
  • Median Salary 2010: 30840
  • Total Employed 2006: 5120
  • Total Employed 2007: 4520
  • Total Employed 2008: 4040
  • Total Employed 2009: 3480
  • Total Employed 2010: 3140

Georgia vs National Social Work Employment

Georgia vs National Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.041% (14720)

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College offers one program in social work and Dalton is 1.9 miles from the center of the city. 5,988 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at this medium-sized school, overall. DSC is the fourth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

2. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one social work program. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

3. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793-2601
(229) 391-5001

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is in Tifton, GA and this school offers one program in social work. ABAC is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

4. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University offers one program in social work and this university, which is very close to Fort Valley, Georgia, is in a rural setting. 3,728 students seek degrees in 41 programs at FVSU, overall. FVSU is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work programs.

5. Savannah State University

3219 College Street
Savannah, GA 31404-5310
(912) 358-4778

Savannah State University offers two programs in social work. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in social work by it and one master's level social work degree. This public school is in the suburbs of Savannah, Georgia. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. This liberal arts college ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

6. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is near the center of the city and it offers one program in social work. Overall, 4,653 students pursue degrees in 41 Albany State programs. This medium-sized school is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work in terms of programs.

7. Thomas University

1501 Millpond Rd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 226-1621

Thomas University offers one social work program and this school is in town of Thomasville, Georgia. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in social work.

8. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. UGA offers three social work programs. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in social work, one degree at the master's level in social work, and one doctorate level social work degree. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia. It is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work in terms of programs.

9. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Rome, GA. This school offers two social work programs. Of those, this school offers one certificate in social work to students and one associate's level degree in social work. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

10. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University offers one program in social work and it is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. KSU is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work programs.

11. LaGrange College

601 Broad St.
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

LaGrange College is in Lagrange, GA and LaGrange offers one social work program. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work programs.

12. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College, which is near the center of the city, is in Albany, GA. It offers two social work programs. Of those, this school offers students one social work certificate and one degree at the associate's level in social work. Overall, 5,879 students seek degrees in 35 Darton College programs. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

13. Wesleyan College

4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210-4462
(478) 477-1110

Wesleyan College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1836. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA. Wesleyan offers subjects including elementary education and business administration. This liberal arts college offers 42 degrees at the bachelors level and three masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 690 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

14. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three social work programs. Out of those, this school offers one bachelor's level social work degree to students, one master's level social work degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in social work. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

15. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta. Georgia State offers two programs in social work. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in social work by this university and one degree at the master's level in social work. Overall, 31,533 students seek degrees in 175 GSU programs. GSU is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

16. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College offers two social work programs. Of those, it offers one social work certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in social work. It is 3.8 miles from the heart of downtown. This technical college is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

17. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers one program in social work and it is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. Valdosta State is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work.

18. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College offers one social work program and this school, which is very close to Waco, Georgia, is in a rural area. Overall, 8,092 students pursue degrees in 68 West Georgia Technical College programs. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering social work programs.