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

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Angelo, Corpus Christi and Amarillo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: McAllen, Fort Worth and Tyler
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Austin and San Antonio

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Amarillo, McAllen and Beaumont

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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.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Prevention
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness
  • There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
  • Study on your schedule - GCU offers many programs 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle.
  • GCU offers a variety of opportunities to reduce the cost of furthering your education. Campus students may qualify for scholarships, while online students can take part in limited special offers.
  • A regionally accredited university, GCU also holds specialized accreditations and approvals for some of our core program offerings.
  • Degrees in business, education, nursing, humanities and social sciences, theology and more. Find the degree that fits you.
  • Talk to us today to learn more about financial aid and start dates!
Programs
  • Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology program helps students prepare for careers in counseling, marketing/sales, human services, ministry, and more.
  • The School of Psychology & Counseling received a 95% match rate for 4th year Psy.D. student internships in 2015.
  • Programmatic accreditation for psychology programs is provided by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

MSW@Denver is an online Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW). With a focus on social justice and a concentration in Mental Health and Trauma, MSW@Denver is designed to prepare you to make an impact working with individuals, families, groups and communities. GSSW faculty will teach you actionable skills so you can create change in your community. The program includes live, online classes and internships in your community.

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Human Services (MS)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Marital and Family Therapy Specialization
  • Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Psy.D. Applied Clinical 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 Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

More Texas 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
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Alvin
Associate
4,169
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Lufkin
Associate
4,677
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Sherman
Masters
1,339
Austin
Associate
33,508
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Brenham
Associate
14,589
Killeen
Associate
21,532
Cisco
Associate
3,365
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Beeville
Associate
3,196
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Dallas
Bachelor
358
Corpus Christi
Associate
11,167
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Mesquite
Associate
10,653
El Paso
Associate
25,023
Borger
Associate
1,356
Denison
Associate
3,811
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Masters
2,339
Big Spring
Associate
3,329
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Austin
Bachelor
768
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Port Arthur
Associate
2,325
Baytown
Associate
5,856
The Woodlands
Associate
39,756
Lubbock
Masters
1,960
Waco
Associate
8,079
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
Midland
Bachelor
5,739
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
Corsicana
Associate
7,560
San Antonio
Associate
10,329
Odessa
Associate
4,580
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
San Antonio
Associate
7,662
Paris
Associate
4,343
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Houston
Doctorate
5,161
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
San Antonio
Associate
19,819
Pasadena
Associate
23,805
Kerrville
Masters
971
Levelland
Associate
6,602
McAllen
Bachelor
19,827
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
Keene
Masters
890
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Georgetown
Bachelor
1,294
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
San Antonio
Associate
9,256
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Temple
Associate
4,787
Texarkana
Associate
4,439
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
College Station
Doctorate
46,542
Commerce
Doctorate
8,813
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Texarkana
Masters
1,656
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Tyler
Bachelor
774
Seguin
Bachelor
1,375
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
Sweetwater
Associate
1,639
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,774
Arlington
Doctorate
24,889
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
Richardson
Doctorate
14,556
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Tyler
Doctorate
6,137
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
San Antonio
Masters
2,686
Tyler
Associate
8,217
Irving
Doctorate
2,972
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Houston
Masters
11,793
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
5,752
Plainview
Masters
5,899
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502
Snyder
Associate
1,844
Wharton
Associate
5,892

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 Texas. 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
Austin 350 $42,770
Round Rock 350 $42,770
Abilene 90 $36,930
College Station 50 $48,390
Bryan 50 $48,390
Corpus Christi 190 $40,760
Dallas 920 $42,640
Fort Worth 920 $42,640
Arlington 920 $42,640
El Paso 80 $39,670
Houston 650 $44,880
The Woodlands 650 $44,880
Sugar Land 650 $44,880
San Antonio 230 $35,070
New Braunfels 230 $35,070
Laredo 40 $49,180
Lubbock 40 $46,800
McAllen N/A $44,590
Edinburg N/A $44,590
Mission N/A $44,590
Victoria 90 $36,980

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