Social Work Schools in Michigan
2,556 students earned Social Work degrees in Michigan in the 2018-2019 year.
In this state, Social Work is the 10th most popular major out of a total 319 majors commonly available.
Education Levels of Social Work Majors in Michigan
Social Work majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Award Taking 1 to 2 Years||11|
|Award Taking 2 to 4 Years||11|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||9|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||5|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||5|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||5|
In Michigan, a social work major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of social work majors in Michigan is as follows:
- Asian: 1.9%
- Black or African American: 17.2%
- Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
- White: 67.0%
- Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
- Other Races: 5.7%
Jobs for Social Work Grads in Michigan
32,150 people in the state and 987,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to social work.
Wages for Social Work Jobs in Michigan
A typical salary for a social work grad in the state is $56,830, compared to a typical salary of $58,470 nationwide.
Most Popular Social Work Programs in MI
There are 31 colleges in Michigan that offer social work degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate.
The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at U-M. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,010. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.
This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at GVSU. 67% of the teachers are full time.
17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.
Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. In their early career, Spring Arbor grads earn an average salary of $34,100. 100% of students get financical aid.
This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,375. Graduates earn an average $32,500 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.91 years to graduate.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. 69% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $13,008.
Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.40%. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate.
This public school has an average net price of $18,984. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.
Social Work Careers in MI
Some of the careers social work majors go into include:
|Job Title||MI Job Growth||MI Median Salary|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||20%||$37,420|
|Healthcare Social Workers||19%||$55,720|
|Substance Abuse Social Workers||18%||$50,140|
|Social and Community Service Managers||16%||$72,190|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||14%||$50,020|
|Social Work Professors||9%||$64,100|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||5%||$64,840|
Related Majors in Michigan
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to social work.
|Major||Annual Graduates in MI|
|Community Organization & Advocacy||357|
|Other Public Administration||17|
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