Iowa Medical and Public Health Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Medical And Public Health Social Workers in Iowa

Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City, Sioux City and Des Moines
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Davenport, Cedar Rapids and Waterloo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Iowa City and Sioux City

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Sioux City

Schools for Health Social Workers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Health Social Workers Schools in Iowa

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Health and Human Services, Master of Public Administration
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, BS in Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Certificate
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA Human Services: Military Resilience, MA Human Services: Christian Ministry, MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Kaplan University - KHE
Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, Bachelor of Science in Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online, Law and Public Policy Certificate, Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago.

  • Programs: B.A. in Human Services
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Iowa Health Social Workers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briar Cliff University Sioux City Masters 1,138
Buena Vista University Storm Lake Masters 2,548
Central College Pella Bachelor 1,605
Clarke College Dubuque Doctorate 1,230
Coe College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,316
Cornell College Mount Vernon Bachelor 1,083
Dordt College Sioux Center Masters 1,301
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Grand View University Des Moines Bachelor 1,748
Grinnell College Grinnell Bachelor 1,654
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
Luther College Decorah Bachelor 2,476
Morningside College Sioux City Masters 1,798
Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,506
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar Associate 4,810
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
Simpson College Indianola Masters 2,039
University of Dubuque Dubuque Doctorate & First Professional 1,560
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692
Upper Iowa University Fayette Masters 5,143
Waldorf College Forest City Bachelor 630
Wartburg College Waverly Bachelor 1,810
William Penn University Oskaloosa Masters 1,949

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Iowa City 140 $52860 1.36
Cedar Rapids 180 $36420 1.1
Des Moines 260 $50540 0.68
West Des Moines 260 $50540 0.68
Dubuque 40 $46350 0.58
Waterloo 110 $42520 1.06
Cedar Falls 110 $42520 1.06
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