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Social Work Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are ten schools close to Pittsburgh, PA offering social work programs. In 2010, 498 students graduated with degrees from Pittsburgh social work schools. 251 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 169 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 462 students graduate from social work programs in Pittsburgh every year. This accounts for about 24% of social work students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Specifically, 18 students graduated with social work certificates, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 169 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 251 with a master's level degree, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Ten social work schools are in Pittsburgh. Of these, while five schools are public, five schools are private. While tuition at a private social work school varies from $20,320 to $29,188, public social work school tuition varies from $7,666 to $14,936.

Average tuition for social work programs is $18,835. While the highest tuition for social work programs, which is $29,188 per year, is at Chatham University, the lowest tuition in Pittsburgh, which is $7,666 each year, is at the Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for social work students.

Social Work Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

On average, 462 students graduate from social work programs in Pittsburgh every year. This accounts for about 24% of social work students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Specifically, 18 students graduated with social work certificates, 55 with a degree at the associate's level, 169 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 251 with a master's level degree, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Social Work Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 11
  • Certificate 2008: 8
  • Certificate 2009: 12
  • Certificate 2010: 18
  • Associate 2006: 48
  • Associate 2007: 39
  • Associate 2008: 51
  • Associate 2009: 44
  • Associate 2010: 55
  • Bachelor 2006: 129
  • Bachelor 2007: 142
  • Bachelor 2008: 137
  • Bachelor 2009: 174
  • Bachelor 2010: 169
  • Master 2006: 250
  • Master 2007: 235
  • Master 2008: 220
  • Master 2009: 197
  • Master 2010: 251
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 2
  • Doctorate 2008: 11
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Social Work Program Availability in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Schools in Pittsburgh offer a total of 17 social work programs. Of these programs, around 47.1% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Social Work Program Availability in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 8
  • 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: 27750
  • 25th Percentile: 34510
  • Median: 40820
  • 75th Percentile: 50200
  • 90th Percentile: 61920

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Social Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25780
  • 25th Percentile: 32060
  • Median: 60470
  • 75th Percentile: 74800
  • 90th Percentile: 81840

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Healthcare Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28150
  • 25th Percentile: 32970
  • Median: 40230
  • 75th Percentile: 50060
  • 90th Percentile: 57630

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 24420
  • 25th Percentile: 27690
  • Median: 33040
  • 75th Percentile: 39920
  • 90th Percentile: 54100

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

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

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 31490
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35370
  • Median Salary 2007: 37150
  • Median Salary 2008: 38440
  • Median Salary 2009: 40220
  • Median Salary 2010: 40820
  • Total Employed 2006: 2520
  • Total Employed 2007: 1770
  • Total Employed 2008: 1770
  • Total Employed 2009: 1750
  • Total Employed 2010: 2040

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Social Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51280
  • Median Salary 2007: 54180
  • Median Salary 2008: 54770
  • Median Salary 2009: 57400
  • Median Salary 2010: 60470
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 240
  • Total Employed 2009: 270
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

Healthcare Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40590
  • Median Salary 2007: 41330
  • Median Salary 2008: 39720
  • Median Salary 2009: 39480
  • Median Salary 2010: 40230
  • Total Employed 2006: 1750
  • Total Employed 2007: 1380
  • Total Employed 2008: 1520
  • Total Employed 2009: 1410
  • Total Employed 2010: 1350

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

Child, Family, and School Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29860
  • Median Salary 2007: 30560
  • Median Salary 2008: 31110
  • Median Salary 2009: 31830
  • Median Salary 2010: 33040
  • Total Employed 2006: 2810
  • Total Employed 2007: 3230
  • Total Employed 2008: 3070
  • Total Employed 2009: 3140
  • Total Employed 2010: 3100

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29190
  • Median Salary 2007: 30100
  • Median Salary 2008: 31135
  • Median Salary 2009: 31060
  • Median Salary 2010: 31490
  • Total Employed 2006: 760
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 555
  • Total Employed 2010: 570

Pittsburgh vs Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

Pittsburgh vs Pennsylvania Social Work Employment

  • Employed in Pittsburgh: 19.511% (7260)

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1. The Community College of Allegheny County

800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
(412) 323-2323

The Community College of Allegheny County, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pittsburgh, PA. This college offers four programs in social work. More specifically, it offers two social work certificates to students and two associate's level social work degrees. This community college is a public 2-year institution and this college is one out of three institutions in Pittsburgh offering social work.

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2. Carlow University

3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165
(412) 578-6000

Carlow University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Pittsburgh, PA. This school offers two programs in social work. Of those, this school offers one social work certificate to students and one bachelor's level degree in social work. Overall, 2,768 students pursue degrees in 66 programs at this liberal arts college.

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3. Chatham University

Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 365-1100

Chatham University is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown Pittsburgh and it offers one program in social work. Catham ranks third in terms of enrollment in Pittsburgh, PA.

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4. The University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh, which is near the center of the city, is located in Pittsburgh, PA. It offers three programs in social work. Of those, this university offers students one bachelor's level social work degree, one master's level degree in social work, and one doctorate level degree in social work. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution and this research university is one out of three institutions in this municipality offering social work.