Illinois Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Social Workers in Illinois

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Schools for Social Workers in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Social Worker Training Schools in Illinois

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

  • Programs: BA/Health and Human Services, Master of Public Administration
  • 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 Human Services in Youth/Family Services and Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Certificate
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

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

  • Programs: Doctor of Ministry in Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Degrees: 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 Human Services: Military Resilience, MA Human Services: Christian Ministry, MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, more...
  • Degrees: Master

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago.

  • Programs: B.A. in Human Services
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Iowa Wesleyan University is a transformational learning community whose passion is to educate, empower and inspire students to lead meaningful lives and careers.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Human Services
  • Degrees: 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)
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Judson University School of Leadership and Business Adult and Graduate Programs

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Human Services Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Human Services
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
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More Illinois Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Aurora University Aurora Doctorate 3,946
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
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
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Elmhurst College Elmhurst Masters 3,184
Governors State University University Park Doctorate 5,692
Greenville College Greenville Masters 1,528
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel Associate 4,206
Illinois State University Normal Doctorate 20,274
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby Associate 4,103
Judson University Elgin Masters 1,236
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
Millikin University Decatur Masters 2,376
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago Masters 12,814
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
Roosevelt University Chicago Doctorate 7,163
Saint Augustine College Chicago Chicago Bachelor 1,289
Sauk Valley Community College Dixon Associate 2,700
Shawnee Community College Ullin Associate 2,176
South Suburban College South Holland Associate 6,260
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
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

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for 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:
Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for 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


Carbondale 70 $62460 3.12
Marion 70 $62460 3.12
Champaign 70 $50090 1.68
Urbana 70 $50090 1.68
Rockford 130 $50520 2.09
Kankakee 70 $60810 3.64
Springfield 160 $60810 3.48
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