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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greenville, Asheville and Durham
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlotte, Hickory and Greensboro
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Asheville

Salaries for Health Social Workers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Greenville, Durham and Burlington

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  • BA in Social Work
  • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
  • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
  • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
  • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
  • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
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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
  • Program can be completed in as little as one year
  • The CSWE-accredited program features live, online classes and hands-on field experiences near your community.
  • GRE scores are not required to apply
  • Bachelor's degree is required to apply
Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2015 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Law and Public Policy Certificate
  • Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • 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!

More North Carolina 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
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Wilson
Bachelor
1,130
Washington
Associate
1,476
Belmont
Bachelor
1,337
Greensboro
Bachelor
678
Brevard
Bachelor
675
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Salisbury
Masters
1,323
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Murfreesboro
Bachelor
875
Davidson
Bachelor
1,674
Durham
Doctorate & First Professional
13,598
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Elon
Doctorate
5,456
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Boiling Springs
Doctorate & First Professional
3,892
Greensboro
Masters
1,180
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
High Point
Masters
3,064
Charlotte
Bachelor
1,463
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Kinston
Associate
2,733
Hickory
Masters
1,626
Salisbury
Bachelor
960
Mars Hill
Bachelor
1,253
Raleigh
Masters
2,202
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Mount Olive
Bachelor
3,277
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Rocky Mount
Bachelor
1,583
Raleigh
Bachelor
692
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Charlotte
Masters
2,243
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Winston Salem
Masters
992
Raleigh
Masters
2,866
Polkton
Associate
2,250
Laurinburg
Bachelor
747
Asheville
Masters
3,701
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Greensboro
Doctorate
18,627
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Winston Salem
Doctorate & First Professional
6,788
Swannanoa
Masters
946
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Wingate
Doctorate
2,041
Winston-Salem
Masters
5,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Durham 320 $59,530
Chapel Hill 320 $59,530
Fayetteville 80 $42,250
Goldsboro 40 $47,790
Greensboro 310 $49,920
High Point 310 $49,920
Greenville 70 $55,200
Hickory 180 $44,140
Lenoir 180 $44,140
Morganton 180 $44,140
Raleigh 440 $55,070
Rocky Mount 60 $49,900
Asheville 210 $48,980
Burlington 40 $56,840
Wilmington 100 $52,630
Winston 300 $47,530
Salem 300 $47,530

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