Colorado Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Colorado

Fast Facts for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pueblo and Fort Collins
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver and Colorado Springs
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver and Fort Collins

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Pueblo and Colorado Springs

Schools for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Colorado are listed below.

Selected Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools in Colorado

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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 Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Certificate
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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 in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, MA Human Services: Military Resilience, MA Human Services: Christian Ministry, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.

  • Programs: MA in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling , Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization , MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: PhD in Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Counseling Psychology (EdD), Psychology (BA) (Online), Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

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

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master
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More Colorado Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Adams State College Alamosa Masters 2,830
Colorado College Colorado Springs Masters 2,075
Colorado State University Fort Collins Doctorate & First Professional 27,569
Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo Masters 5,908
Community College of Denver Denver Associate 8,359
Fort Lewis College Durango Bachelor 3,928
Mesa State College Grand Junction Masters 6,199
Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver Bachelor 21,425
Naropa University Boulder Masters 1,104
University of Colorado Denver Denver Doctorate 21,658
University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder Doctorate & First Professional 31,796
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Colorado Springs Doctorate 8,660
University of Denver Denver Doctorate & First Professional 11,053
University of Northern Colorado Greeley Doctorate 12,702
Western State College of Colorado Gunnison Bachelor 2,146

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health And Substance Abuse 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


Fort Collins 50 $46620 0.42
Greeley 0 $46080 0
Colorado Springs 40 $40220 0.21
Denver 1030 $37760 0.94
Aurora 1030 $37760 0.94
Lakewood 1030 $37760 0.94
Pueblo 230 $41690 5.11
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