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

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

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

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport, Lake Charles and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lafayette, Houma and New Orleans
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lafayette, New Orleans and Baton Rouge

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

Selected Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools in Louisiana

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  • Programs: BA/Social Science - No Concentration, BA/Health and Human Services, BA/Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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

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
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

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

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Master of Science in General Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, 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: Military Resilience, MA Human Services: Christian Ministry, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Psychology - Bachelor
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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
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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, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , MA in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization, MA in Human Services, more...
  • Degrees: Master

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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: Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Louisiana Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport Masters 938
Dillard University New Orleans Bachelor 956
Grambling State University Grambling Doctorate 5,161
Louisiana College Pineville Masters 1,056
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge Doctorate & First Professional 28,628
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Alexandria Bachelor 2,574
Louisiana State University-Shreveport Shreveport Masters 3,948
Louisiana Tech University Ruston Doctorate 10,564
Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans Masters & First Professional 4,360
McNeese State University Lake Charles Masters 8,095
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches Masters 9,037
Our Lady of the Lake College Baton Rouge Masters 2,103
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Doctorate 14,744
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288
Southern University at New Orleans New Orleans Masters 2,648
Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport Associate 2,337
Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 10,125
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Doctorate 16,345
University of New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate 11,363
Xavier University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate 3,088

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 Louisiana. 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


Baton Rouge 170 $36700 0.54
Lafayette 130 $37940 0.73
Lake Charles 90 $29960 1.14
New Orleans 230 $39200 0.51
Metairie 230 $39200 0.51
Shreveport 150 $44190 1.06
Bossier City 150 $44190 1.06
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