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Fast Facts for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Utica, Glens Falls and Kingston
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rochester, Syracuse and Buffalo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Albany

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Utica, Poughkeepsie and New York

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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
  • M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology
  • M.A. Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities (beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities.
  • Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WUSCUC).
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
  • 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 Mental Health Counseling

Founded in 1890, the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development is dedicated to educating students for social change both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The School offers programs on campus and online in fields such as applied psychology, education, health, media, music, and art. All programs are led by expert faculty who encourage students to pursue knowledge and skills both inside and outside the classroom.

 

The Counseling@NYU online program from NYU Steinhardt confers a master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness degree. The Counseling@NYU program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) under the Masters in Counseling Accreditation Committee (MCAC) standards.

 

 

Programs
  • 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
Programs
  • MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization
  • MA in Human Services, Mental Health Administration Specialization
  • MA in Human Services
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • M.S. in Christian Counseling of Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders
  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Geropsychology
  • Work in the fascinating and rewarding field of psychology - earn your bachelor's or master's degree online with Grand Canyon University.
  • The College of Humanities and Social Sciences promotes research, creativity, ethical formation and inquiry through critical, analytical and interdisciplinary study.
  • GCU's bachelor's and master's in psychology degrees combine academic theory with practical application.
  • Gain a comprehensive study of human behavior within a Christian values-oriented environment designed to emphasize compassion and ethics.
  • Join a values-based community surrounded by compassion, ethics and research on human behavior.
Programs
  • B.S. in Human Services / Counseling
  • Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • Master of Science in Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.

More New York Substance Abuse Social Worker Training 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
Garden City
Doctorate
8,308
Alfred
Doctorate
2,436
New York
Bachelor
2,346
Binghamton
Associate
6,558
New York
Masters
16,097
Brooklyn
Masters
16,087
New York
Masters
14,392
Staten Island
Doctorate
12,517
New York
Doctorate
5,468
Bronx
Associate
5,112
New York
Doctorate
20,845
Brooklyn
Associate
14,962
Bronx
Masters
10,922
Brooklyn
Bachelor
5,550
Flushing
Masters
18,728
Jamaica
Masters
6,727
Buffalo
Masters
4,984
Cazenovia
Bachelor
1,084
Potsdam
Doctorate
2,949
Plattsburgh
Associate
2,120
Hamilton
Masters
2,841
Bronx
Masters
1,810
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
22,655
Bronxville
Bachelor
708
Ithaca
Doctorate & First Professional
19,800
Corning
Associate
5,072
Buffalo
Doctorate
3,018
Amherst
Doctorate
2,511
Orangeburg
Doctorate
1,931
Oakdale
Doctorate
5,833
Poughkeepsie
Associate
8,248
Elmira
Masters
1,624
Buffalo
Associate
13,053
Albany
Masters
34,894
Canandaigua
Associate
5,351
Bronx
Doctorate & First Professional
14,448
Batavia
Associate
6,472
Clinton
Bachelor
1,842
Oneonta
Bachelor
1,537
Hamburg
Bachelor
1,046
Geneva
Masters
2,009
Hempstead
Doctorate
12,490
Houghton
Masters
1,382
Troy
Associate
12,296
New Rochelle
Masters
4,323
Ithaca
Doctorate
6,660
Keuka Park
Masters
1,629
Syracuse
Masters
3,508
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
8,174
Brookville
Doctorate
8,361
Riverhead
Masters
215
Orangeburg
Masters
404
Bronx
Masters
3,471
Purchase
Masters
3,023
Poughkeepsie
Masters
5,727
New York
Bachelor
1,895
Buffalo
Masters
2,929
Dobbs Ferry
Doctorate
8,628
Utica
Associate
6,044
Rockville Centre
Masters
3,831
Newburgh
Masters
2,588
Rochester
Doctorate
3,185
Old Westbury
Doctorate & First Professional
8,481
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
41,783
Sanborn
Associate
6,331
Niagara University
Masters
4,116
Saranac Lake
Associate
1,739
Nyack
Masters & First Professional
3,250
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
12,912
Purchase
Masters
4,251
Troy
Doctorate
6,566
Rochester
Masters
1,871
Rochester
Doctorate
14,849
Brockport
Masters
8,303
Buffalo
Masters
10,993
Cortland
Masters
7,056
New Paltz
Masters
7,690
Old Westbury
Masters
3,565
Oneonta
Masters
5,893
Oswego
Masters
8,660
Plattsburgh
Masters
6,259
Potsdam
Masters
4,338
Cobleskill
Bachelor
2,592
Saratoga Springs
Masters
12,914
Utica
Masters
2,828
Valhalla
Associate
12,073
Albany
Doctorate
17,684
Binghamton
Doctorate
14,435
Fredonia
Masters
5,450
Geneseo
Masters
5,548
Saint Bonaventure
Masters
2,406
Rochester
Doctorate
3,793
Brooklyn
Masters
1,252
Patchogue
Masters
3,911
Sparkill
Masters
2,238
Schenectady
Associate
4,367
Loudonville
Bachelor
3,217
Saratoga Springs
Masters
2,863
Canton
Masters
2,319
Brooklyn Heights
Masters
2,321
Queens
Doctorate
20,096
Stony Brook
Doctorate & First Professional
23,347
Selden
Associate
22,092
Loch Sheldrake
Associate
1,611
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
19,084
New Rochelle
Masters
6,226
Albany
Masters
4,949
New York
Doctorate
9,659
Dryden
Associate
3,213
New York
Doctorate
17,129
Stone Ridge
Associate
3,298
Schenectady
Bachelor
2,177
West Point
Bachelor
4,487
Buffalo
Doctorate & First Professional
28,054
Rochester
Doctorate & First Professional
9,334
Poughkeepsie
Masters
2,451
Staten Island
Masters
2,294
Aurora
Bachelor
552
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
6,358

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 New York. 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. 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
Albany 460 $48,900
Schenectady 460 $48,900
Troy 460 $48,900
Ithaca 60 $54,730
Buffalo 660 $46,350
Cheektowaga 660 $46,350
Niagara Falls 660 $46,350
Binghamton 150 $
Elmira 80 $63,130
Glens Falls 70 $59,420
Kingston 90 $55,440
Rochester 630 $47,780
Syracuse 370 $52,300
Utica 230 $69,610
Rome 230 $69,610

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