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

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Taunton, New Bedford and Pittsfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Barnstable, Springfield and Boston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Worcester and Springfield

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Boston, Springfield and Barnstable

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Programs
  • Masters of Social Work
  • Hybrid Dual Master of Social Work/Master of Education, Human Sexuality Studies
  • Teaches academic excellence, career preparation, & civic engagement for success
  • More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors, including top-ranked programs
  • In a recent survey, 90% of seniors rated overall experience as excellent or good
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education w/110 acre campus near Philadelphia
  • Military Friendly School in the top 20 % helping military families, Victory Media
Programs
  • BA/Social Science - No Concentration
  • BA/Applied Behavioral Science
  • MA Psychology
  • Liberal Arts degrees include BAs in English, History, Applied Linguistics, and more.
  • Coursework is designed to enhance students’ knowledge on a wide range of subjects, including history, culture, and art.
  • Educators focus on developing their students’ critical, creative thinking, and communication skills.
  • 100% online, flexible courses allow students to pursue their degree on their own schedule.
Programs
  • Master of Social Work - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
  • Master of Social Work

Why is Boston University ranked #39 in national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2017? And what is the catalyst that prompts 33,106 students to call BU their home every semester? It's in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it. Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of America's largest and most respected private research universities. It offers a unique combination of academic excellence and social relevance for its more than 33,000 students from 135 different countries. 

Programs
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree

Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio. Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, we have developed a reputation for our personal teaching style. Since 2011, OLLU has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. We are a university that helps students develop their full potential in an environment that's encouraging and stimulating.

Our online degree programs prepare professionals to provide leadership and make scholarly contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their fields, apply the most current information and technology to decision making and problem solving, work collaboratively, productively and ethically in culturally diverse settings, and contribute to the mission of the University by serving the needs of their communities.


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.
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Programs
  • Master of Social Work
  • The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work offers a CSWE-accredited online Master's in Social Work. The GRE is not required to apply to the MSW@USC program. Complete in as little as 1 year with a BSW.
  • 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
  • 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

Winthrop University is a public, comprehensive university located just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a rich tradition spanning more than 130 years.

Programs
  • Master of Social Work - Community Specialization
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical Specialization
  • Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
Programs
  • PhD in Psychology
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.

More Massachusetts Substance Abuse Social Worker Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Springfield
Doctorate
2,678
Amherst
Bachelor
1,683
Paxton
Masters
1,244
Worcester
Masters
2,872
South Lancaster
Masters
562
Great Barrington
Bachelor
403
Longmeadow
Masters
1,603
Worcester
Bachelor
1,800
Chestnut Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
14,621
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
32,053
Waltham
Doctorate
5,333
Bridgewater
Masters
9,934
Fall River
Associate
7,388
Boston
Associate
8,806
Cambridge
Doctorate
5,355
Worcester
Doctorate
3,210
Chicopee
Masters
1,258
Worcester
Bachelor
2,847
Milton
Masters
3,182
Franklin
Bachelor
1,302
Quincy
Masters
1,075
Boston
Masters
2,467
Beverly
Masters
3,710
Boston
Bachelor
1,225
Fitchburg
Masters
6,692
Framingham
Masters
5,903
Wenham
Masters
1,648
Greenfield
Associate
2,236
Amherst
Bachelor
1,431
Cambridge
Doctorate
25,690
Holyoke
Associate
6,461
Newton
Masters
1,403
North Adams
Masters
1,841
Brockton
Associate
7,064
North Andover
Masters
2,098
South Hadley
Masters
2,204
Brookline
Bachelor
1,202
Dudley
Masters
1,477
Danvers
Associate
7,107
Boston
Doctorate & First Professional
24,434
Haverhill
Associate
6,526
Chestnut Hill
Masters
472
Quincy
Associate
3,932
Weston
Doctorate
1,511
Boston
Doctorate
4,733
Northampton
Doctorate
3,065
Easton
Bachelor
2,450
Boston
Doctorate
9,103
Medford
Doctorate & First Professional
9,758
Amherst
Doctorate
25,873
Boston
Doctorate
13,433
North Dartmouth
Doctorate
9,080
Lowell
Doctorate
11,635
Wellesley
Bachelor
2,380
Springfield
Doctorate
3,657
Westfield
Masters
5,392
Norton
Bachelor
1,657
Boston
Masters
1,086
Williamstown
Masters
2,073
Worcester
Doctorate
4,158
Worcester
Masters
5,358

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 Massachusetts. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 300 $34,500
Leominster-Gardner 150 $36,150
New Bedford N/A $36,680
Pittsfield 50 $35,880

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