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Social Work Schools in Georgia

864 students earned Social Work degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Social Work is the 42nd most popular major in the state out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Social Work Majors in Georgia

Social Work majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 469
Bachelor’s Degree 264
Associate’s Degree 78
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 24
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 17
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a social work major is more popular with women than with men.

Social Work Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of social work majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Black or African American: 45.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 39.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Social Work Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Social Work Grads in Georgia

In this state, there are 22,200 people employed in jobs related to a social work degree, compared to 987,750 nationwide.

Social Work Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Social Work Jobs in Georgia

In this state, social work grads earn an average of $43,100. Nationwide, they make an average of $58,470.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Georgia that offer social work degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years. This public school has an average net price of $13,971. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,519. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,920 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
3,668 Total Students

97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,132. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. A typical student attending KSU Georgia will pay a net price of $17,688.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,270 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,278. The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at VSU. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#7

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,766 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending Georgia Military College will pay a net price of $8,976. The full-time teacher rate is 22%.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
6,122 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,438.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,756 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Social Work Careers in GA

Some of the careers social work majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists 27% $68,360
Counselors 18% $30,170
Social and Community Service Managers 18% $56,310
Healthcare Social Workers 18% $52,660
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 14% $37,960
Social Workers 12% $75,510
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 9% $41,840
Substance Abuse Social Workers 8% $37,050

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to social work.

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Public Administration 359
Human Services 231
Public Policy 93
Community Organization & Advocacy 22
Other Public Administration 6

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