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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Georgia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Macon, Valdosta and Augusta
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Atlanta, Gainesville and Savannah
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Atlanta, Augusta and Macon

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Georgia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Savannah, Atlanta and Athens

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  • MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • Human Service Certificates in Child and Family Services
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

MSW@Denver is an online Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW). With a focus on social justice and a concentration in Mental Health and Trauma, MSW@Denver is designed to prepare you to make an impact working with individuals, families, groups and communities. GSSW faculty will teach you actionable skills so you can create change in your community. The program includes live, online classes and internships in your community.

Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
Programs
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • M.S. in Christian Counseling
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • M.S. in Human Services - Non-Profit Management
  • M.S. in Human Services/Forensic Mental Health Counseling
  • B.S. in Human Services / Human Services Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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More Georgia Health Social Workers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Tifton
Bachelor
3,665
Decatur
Masters
892
Albany
Masters
4,033
Cuthbert
Associate
271
Savannah
Masters
6,848
Augusta
Masters
6,588
Columbus
Doctorate
204
Mount Berry
Masters
1,858
Gainesville
Masters
2,883
Mount Vernon
Bachelor
1,034
Atlanta
Doctorate
4,271
Columbus
Masters
7,593
Lookout Mountain
Masters
1,343
Dalton
Bachelor
4,532
Albany
Associate
4,760
Franklin Springs
Bachelor
658
Atlanta
Doctorate & First Professional
12,570
Fort Valley
Masters
2,562
Milledgeville
Masters
6,249
Rome
Associate
4,346
Statesboro
Doctorate
16,841
Americus
Masters
2,405
Atlanta
Doctorate & First Professional
27,134
Kennesaw
Masters
20,607
Lagrange
Masters
1,091
Macon
Doctorate
7,308
Atlanta
Bachelor
2,810
Dahlonega
Masters
5,227
Rock Spring
Associate
2,275
Atlanta
Masters
1,020
Augusta
Bachelor
917
Demorest
Masters
2,283
Waleska
Masters
1,028
Savannah
Masters
3,169
Atlanta
Bachelor
2,343
Thomasville
Masters
725
Athens
Doctorate & First Professional
33,831
Carrollton
Doctorate
10,677
Valdosta
Doctorate
11,280
Macon
Masters
691
LaGrange
Associate
1,755

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Georgia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Health Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Health Social Workers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Athens 80 $49,310
Clarke County 80 $49,310
Atlanta 2330 $50,740
Sandy Springs 2330 $50,740
Roswell 2330 $50,740
Albany 130 $34,500
Brunswick 30 $41,300
Dalton 30 $44,980
Gainesville 140 $51,270
Macon 120 $45,640
Rome 40 $45,360
Savannah 230 $51,260
Valdosta 60 $38,210
Warner Robins 50 $45,820

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