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Fast Facts for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greenville, Goldsboro and Fayetteville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Durham
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Charlotte, Raleigh and Greenville

Salaries for Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Fayetteville, Goldsboro and Jacksonville

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Programs
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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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
  • MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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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
  • 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
  • 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 - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
  • Master of Social Work
Advance your career with a master's degree in social work from Boston University. Our programs include concentrations in clinical or macro social work.
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.
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

More North Carolina 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
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Wilson
Bachelor
1,130
Washington
Associate
1,476
Belmont
Bachelor
1,337
Greensboro
Bachelor
678
Brevard
Bachelor
675
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Salisbury
Masters
1,323
Charlotte
Associate
18,052
Murfreesboro
Bachelor
875
Davidson
Bachelor
1,674
Durham
Doctorate & First Professional
13,598
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Elon
Doctorate
5,456
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Boiling Springs
Doctorate & First Professional
3,892
Greensboro
Masters
1,180
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
Jamestown
Associate
10,571
High Point
Masters
3,064
Charlotte
Bachelor
1,463
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Kinston
Associate
2,733
Hickory
Masters
1,626
Salisbury
Bachelor
960
Mars Hill
Bachelor
1,253
Raleigh
Masters
2,202
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Mount Olive
Bachelor
3,277
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Rocky Mount
Bachelor
1,583
Raleigh
Bachelor
692
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Winterville
Associate
6,499
Charlotte
Masters
2,243
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Winston Salem
Masters
992
Pinehurst
Associate
3,826
Raleigh
Masters
2,866
Polkton
Associate
2,250
Sylva
Associate
2,040
Laurinburg
Bachelor
747
Asheville
Masters
3,701
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Greensboro
Doctorate
18,627
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Henderson
Associate
4,135
Winston Salem
Doctorate & First Professional
6,788
Raleigh
Associate
12,238
Swannanoa
Masters
946
Goldsboro
Associate
2,988
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Morganton
Associate
2,448
Wingate
Doctorate
2,041
Winston-Salem
Masters
5,870

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 North Carolina. 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
Asheville 150 $39,700
Jacksonville 40 $49,370
Durham-Chapel Hill 210 $46,040
Fayetteville 60 $47,660
Goldsboro 110 $45,040
Greensboro-High Point 110 $45,720
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton 240 $44,760
Raleigh 350 $50,610
Rocky Mount 30 $47,400
Wilmington 180 $45,940
Winston-Salem 200 $46,920

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