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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Bedford, Brockton and Barnstable
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Framingham, Lowell and Haverhill
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lowell, Barnstable and Lawrence

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  • 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. 
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  • 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
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  • 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.
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  • Human Services , AAS
  • Human Services, BS
  • Features a 100% student-operated internet radio station called The Pulse.
  • Offers on-campus housing options for students.
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), with programmatic accreditation from numerous organizations, including the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CDA) and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
  • 2 campuses located in Hartford and Southington, Connecticut, with online options as well.
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  • 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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  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Life Coaching
  • M.S. in Christian Counseling
  • There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
  • Study on your schedule - GCU offers many programs 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle.
  • GCU offers a variety of opportunities to reduce the cost of furthering your education. Campus students may qualify for scholarships, while online students can take part in limited special offers.
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  • 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.
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  • Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Law and Public Policy Certificate
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Master of Human Services - Human Services Leadership and Management
  • Go Higher with a career-enhancing degree from Concordia Nebraska you can earn fully online. All our online programs are designed to give you the flexibility to study around your schedule. 
  • You'll also benefit from exceptional student support and a rigorous academic experience ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016 Midwest Regional Universities.
  • Concordia offers a wide variety of MBA program offerings in such fields as Accounting, Business Intelligence, Human Resources, Leadership and Managing, Management, Marketing and Risk Management.
  • Concordia also offers programs in the M.Ed field specializing in Early Childhood Development, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, and Special Education.
  • As an institution, Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of its North Central Association.
  • Concordia University, Nebraska is an excellent academic and Christ-centered community equipping men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world.

More Massachusetts 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
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Amherst
Bachelor
1,683
Paxton
Masters
1,244
Worcester
Masters
2,872
South Lancaster
Masters
562
Great Barrington
Bachelor
403
Longmeadow
Masters
1,603
Worcester
Bachelor
1,800
Chestnut Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
14,621
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Waltham
Doctorate
5,333
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
Cambridge
Doctorate
5,355
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Chicopee
Masters
1,258
Worcester
Bachelor
2,847
Milton
Masters
3,182
Franklin
Bachelor
1,302
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Boston
Masters
2,467
Beverly
Masters
3,710
Boston
Bachelor
1,225
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Framingham
Masters
5,903
Wenham
Masters
1,648
Greenfield
Associate
2,236
Amherst
Bachelor
1,431
Cambridge
Doctorate
25,690
Holyoke
Associate
6,461
Newton
Masters
1,403
North Adams
Masters
1,841
North Andover
Masters
2,098
South Hadley
Masters
2,204
Brookline
Bachelor
1,202
Dudley
Masters
1,477
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Chestnut Hill
Masters
472
Quincy
Associate
3,932
Weston
Doctorate
1,511
Boston
Doctorate
4,733
Northampton
Doctorate
3,065
Easton
Bachelor
2,450
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Medford
Doctorate & First Professional
9,758
Amherst
Doctorate
25,873
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
North Dartmouth
Doctorate
9,080
Lowell
Doctorate
11,635
Wellesley
Bachelor
2,380
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Norton
Bachelor
1,657
Boston
Masters
1,086
Williamstown
Masters
2,073
Worcester
Doctorate
4,158
Worcester
Masters
5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Massachusetts. 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
Barnstable Town 210 $58,020
Leominster 300 $51,370
Gardner 300 $51,370
New Bedford 1180 $35,820
Pittsfield 250 $56,350

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