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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Kentucky

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Elizabethtown and Lexington
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bowling Green and Louisville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Louisville and Lexington

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Kentucky

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lexington and Louisville

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Programs
  • 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
  • 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
  • Master of Social Work
  • Ranked 33rd among the Best Grad Schools for Social Work in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1904 as the nation’s first institute of higher learning to offer training for clinical social workers.
  • Provides a rigorous education, including a nationally accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and PhD in Social Work.  
  • Offers inventive programs with hands-on experience.  
  • Incorporates social justice values and multicultural perspectives into curriculum. 
Programs
  • Master of Social Work
  • Earn a Master of Social Work online from top-ranked USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
  • The CSWE-accredited program features live, online classes and hands-on field experiences near your community.
  • Bachelor's degree is required to apply
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science: Social Work
  • MA Human Services: Military Resilience
  • MA Human Services: Christian Ministry
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • BA/Applied Behavioral Science
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Provides an exclusive Ashford Mobile app to keep students connected to the online classroom on the go.
  • Offers a business program in partnership and collaboration with Forbes magazine.
  • Offers several credit transfer and previous experience options for students who qualify.
  • Dedicated to fostering intellectual and personal growth since 1918.
  • Offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in business, health, education, and more.
Programs
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Life Coaching
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Does psychology interest you? See if Grand Canyon University could be a good fit for your journey in discovering the human mind!
  • GCU offers a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in either General Psychology or Industrial & Organizational Psychology.
  • The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at GCU provides a job focused education, blending the study of traditional humanities in a modern context.
  • GCU offers a variety of learning options, including: traditional degree programs offered at our main campus, online degrees, or evening classes meeting once a week at various locations.
  • Founded in 1949, GCU is a regionally accredited, private Christian university and is recognized as offering some of the best online education programs in the nation.
  • Request information and learn more about our program offerings, start dates, financial aid and more!
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).
Programs
  • Certificate in Trauma
  • Doctor of Ministry in Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
Programs
  • AS in Human Services
  • BS in Human Services
  • BA in Psychology/Human Services

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More Kentucky 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
Wilmore
Masters
1,396
Louisville
Doctorate
3,001
Berea
Bachelor
1,582
Prestonsburg
Associate
4,856
Lexington
Associate
11,596
Owensboro
Masters
573
Danville
Bachelor
1,189
Richmond
Doctorate
15,839
Elizabethtown
Associate
5,506
Georgetown
Masters
1,903
Hazard
Associate
4,457
Henderson
Associate
1,984
Hopkinsville
Associate
3,426
Louisville
Associate
15,475
Grayson
Masters
632
Frankfort
Masters
2,696
Owensboro
Bachelor
956
Columbia
Masters
1,893
Mayfield
Bachelor
1,540
Midway
Masters
1,422
Morehead
Masters
8,897
Murray
Masters
10,778
Highland Heights
Doctorate & First Professional
14,785
Owensboro
Associate
5,435
Pikeville
Doctorate
1,100
Saint Catharine
Bachelor
667
Louisville
Doctorate
1,695
Lexington
Bachelor
1,153
Barbourville
Masters
1,368
Lexington
Doctorate & First Professional
25,856
Louisville
Doctorate & First Professional
20,592
Williamsburg
Doctorate
2,245
Bowling Green
Doctorate
19,258

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Kentucky. 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
Bowling Green 50 $44,310
Elizabethtown 70 $
Fort Knox 70 $
Lexington 320 $49,860
Fayette 320 $49,860
Owensboro 60 $38,710

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