Iowa Social Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Social Workers in Iowa

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Schools for Social Workers in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Social Worker Training Schools in Iowa

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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, Human Service Certificates in Child and Family Services, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate
  • Programs: Master of Social Work
  • Degrees: Master

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: Christian Ministry, MA Human Services: Military Resilience, MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, more...
  • Degrees: Master
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Cedar Rapids, Urbandale

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, Human Service Certificates in Child and Family Services, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Certificate

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

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

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master
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More Iowa Social Worker Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Briar Cliff University Sioux City Masters 1,138
Buena Vista University Storm Lake Masters 2,548
Clarke College Dubuque Doctorate 1,230
Dordt College Sioux Center Masters 1,301
Grand View University Des Moines Bachelor 1,748
Iowa Wesleyan College Mount Pleasant Bachelor 834
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091
Loras College Dubuque Masters 1,591
Luther College Decorah Bachelor 2,476
Mount Mercy College Cedar Rapids Masters 1,506
North Iowa Area Community College Mason City Associate 3,272
Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Calmar Associate 4,810
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
University of Dubuque Dubuque Doctorate & First Professional 1,560
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692
Upper Iowa University Fayette Masters 5,143
Wartburg College Waverly Bachelor 1,810

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Social Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Iowa City 40 $68320 1.09
Des Moines 180 $66360 1.24
West Des Moines 180 $66360 1.24
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