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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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  • 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
  • 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
  • MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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Programs
  • AAS Human & Social Services
  • Human and Social Services Diploma
  • Several campuses are designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.
  • Scholarships and other financial aid opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Day, evening, and online classes are available for flexible schedule options.
  • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Founded 160 years ago, it is one of America’s premier private career colleges.
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Designed for aspiring mental health counselors who want to treat mental illness
  • Study on campus or study online with both programs taught by expert NYU faculty
  • In each program, students may choose to spearhead their own research projects
  • NYU is ranked #36 in the Best National Universities by US News & World Report
  • Post-Master's Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, & Social Services
Programs
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree
  • Offers students a variety of degrees & programs to help them explore their passion
  • Online programs & 3 campuses in San Antonio, Houston, & Rio Grande Valley, TX
  • A Catholic Education at OLLU is shaped by their unique belief in God’s Providence
  • #1 in San Antonio, Highest Percentage of Classes Under 20 by US News & World Report
  • 95% of 2016 incoming OLLU freshmen received scholarships or aid
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
  • Bachelor of Science: Social Work
  • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
  • Master of Arts: Pastoral Counseling: Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.

More New York 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
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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany-Schenectady-Troy 460 $51,900
Ithaca 60 $55,140
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls 660 $47,870
Binghamton 150 $
Elmira 80 $62,070
Glens Falls 70 $62,730
Kingston 90 $55,390
Rochester 630 $50,350
Syracuse 370 $54,800
Utica-Rome 230 $66,660

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