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Mental & Social Health Services at University of Holy Cross

If you plan to study mental and social health services, take a look at what University of Holy Cross has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UHC is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and approximately 1,246 students attend the school each year. Of the 104 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Holy Cross in 2019, 3 of them were mental and social health services majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Mental & Social Health Services section at the bottom of this page.

UHC Mental & Social Health Services Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mental Health Services
  • Master’s Degree in Mental Health Services

Online Classes Are Available at UHC

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

UHC does offer online education options in mental health services for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UHC Mental & Social Health Services Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks mental health services programs across the country. The following shows how UHC performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The mental health services major at UHC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Mental & Social Health Services. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Mental & Social Health Services Schools 58
Most Focused Colleges for Mental & Social Health Services 106
Most Popular Colleges for Mental & Social Health Services 306

In 2019, 20 students received their master’s degree in mental health services from UHC. This makes it the #157 most popular school for mental health services master’s degree candidates in the country.

Mental Health Services Student Demographics at UHC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the mental health services majors at University of Holy Cross.

UHC Mental & Social Health Services Bachelor’s Program

33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 3 mental health services students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from UHC, about 67% were men and 33% were women. The typical mental health services bachelor's degree program is made up of only 17% men. So male students are more repesented at UHC since its program graduates 49% more men than average.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Mental & Social Health Services Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in mental health services at UHC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Holy Cross with a bachelor's in mental health services.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mental & Social Health Services Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UHC Mental & Social Health Services Master’s Program

90% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 20 students earned a master's degree in mental health services from UHC. About 90% of these graduates were women and the other 10% were men.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Mental & Social Health Services Master's Degree Grads

In the mental health services master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 55% of degree recipients. That is 16% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Holy Cross with a master's in mental health services.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Mental & Social Health Services Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 9
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Mental Health Services Grads May Go Into

A degree in mental health services can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for LA, the home state for University of Holy Cross.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
Counselors 2,190 $36,870
Healthcare Social Workers 1,940 $53,460
Psychiatric Technicians 1,590 $27,330
Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,410 $40,960
Psychiatric Aides 790 $23,580

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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