Social Work at Temple University
Temple is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and approximately 37,236 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 53 social work majors received their bachelor's degree from Temple.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Social Work section at the bottom of this page.
Temple Social Work Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
- Master’s Degree in Social Work
Online Classes Are Available at Temple
Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.
For those who are interested in distance learning, Temple does offer online courses in social work for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
Temple Social Work Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the social work progam at Temple compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The social work major at Temple is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Social Work. 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.
|Most Popular Social Work Master’s Degree Schools||77|
Earnings of Temple Social Work Graduates
The median salary of social work students who receive their bachelor's degree at Temple is $35,540. This is 12% higher than $31,866, which is the national average for all social work bachelor's degree recipients.
Social Work Student Demographics at Temple
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social work majors at Temple University.
Temple Social Work Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||10|
|Hispanic or Latino||7|
Temple Social Work Master’s Program
Of the students who received a social work master's degree from Temple, 54% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Temple University with a master's in social work.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||33|
|Hispanic or Latino||11|
Temple also has a doctoral program available in social work. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Careers That Social Work Grads May Go Into
A degree in social work can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Temple University.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||20,160||$43,680|
|Social and Community Service Managers||8,300||$65,620|
|Substance Abuse Social Workers||7,860||$38,440|
|Healthcare Social Workers||7,560||$53,770|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||4,150||$55,280|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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