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

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

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

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Champaign and Kankakee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Springfield and Rockford
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Champaign and Peoria

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Kankakee and Springfield

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

Selected Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools in Illinois

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

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Science in General Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Doctorate

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: Christian Ministry, MA Human Services: Military Resilience, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Programs: M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. Counseling Psychology, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Judson University School of Leadership and Business Adult and Graduate Programs

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling, Bachelor of Arts in Human Services Online, Bachelor of Arts in Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Sacred Heart University Online 

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

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
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More Illinois Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Adler School of Professional Psychology Chicago Doctorate 549
Augustana College Rock Island Bachelor 2,537
Aurora University Aurora Doctorate 3,946
Blackburn College Carlinville Bachelor 617
Bradley University Peoria Doctorate 6,053
Carl Sandburg College Galesburg Associate 2,693
Chicago State University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 6,810
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Chicago Associate 8,633
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago Associate 6,140
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College Chicago Associate 10,993
College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Associate 25,768
College of Lake County Grayslake Associate 16,010
Concordia University River Forest River Forest Doctorate 4,126
Danville Area Community College Danville Associate 2,832
DePaul University Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 23,401
Dominican University River Forest Masters 3,338
Eastern Illinois University Charleston Masters 12,179
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Elmhurst College Elmhurst Masters 3,184
Eureka College Eureka Bachelor 672
Governors State University University Park Doctorate 5,692
Greenville College Greenville Masters 1,528
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
Illinois College Jacksonville Bachelor 1,014
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel Associate 4,206
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 7,277
Illinois State University Normal Doctorate 20,274
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby Associate 4,103
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington Bachelor 2,094
Judson University Elgin Masters 1,236
Knox College Galesburg Bachelor 1,371
Lake Forest College Lake Forest Masters 1,456
Lake Land College Mattoon Associate 7,177
Lewis University Romeoville Doctorate 5,347
Loyola University Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 15,545
MacMurray College Jacksonville Bachelor 648
McKendree University Lebanon Masters 3,312
Millikin University Decatur Masters 2,376
Monmouth College Monmouth Bachelor 1,343
Moraine Valley Community College Palos Hills Associate 15,859
National-Louis University Chicago Doctorate 7,405
North Central College Naperville Masters 2,559
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago Masters 12,814
Northern Illinois University Dekalb Doctorate & First Professional 25,254
Northwestern University Evanston Doctorate & First Professional 19,005
Oakton Community College Des Plaines Associate 10,805
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais Doctorate 4,636
Parkland College Champaign Associate 9,407
Quincy University Quincy Masters 1,323
Rock Valley College Rockford Associate 7,923
Rockford College Rockford Masters 1,566
Roosevelt University Chicago Doctorate 7,163
Saint Augustine College Chicago Chicago Bachelor 1,289
Saint Xavier University Chicago Masters 5,675
Sauk Valley Community College Dixon Associate 2,700
Shawnee Community College Ullin Associate 2,176
South Suburban College South Holland Associate 6,260
Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg Associate 2,606
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale Doctorate & First Professional 20,983
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville Masters & First Professional 13,398
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Associate 13,713
Springfield College in Illinois Springfield Associate 608
Trinity Christian College Palos Heights Bachelor 1,367
Trinity International University Deerfield Deerfield Doctorate & First Professional 2,783
Triton College River Grove Associate 15,658
University of Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 14,538
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago Doctorate & First Professional 25,747
University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield Doctorate 4,855
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign Doctorate & First Professional 42,326
University of St Francis Joliet Masters 3,503
Waubonsee Community College Sugar Grove Associate 8,731
Western Illinois University Macomb Doctorate 13,331
Wheaton College Wheaton Wheaton Doctorate 2,895

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 Illinois. 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


Bloomington 80 $36890 1.06
Carbondale 60 $18800 1.34
Marion 60 $18800 1.34
Champaign 130 $47600 1.6
Urbana 130 $47600 1.6
Peoria 30 $32790 0.23
Rockford 140 $34350 1.2
Springfield 100 $50110 1.14
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