Human Services Schools In Iowa

Iowa has 24 accredited human services schools where human services faculty who teach human services classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of human services and human services training in Iowa, which includes human services training at the following levels:

  • Human Services Certificate
  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services
  • PhD degree in Human Services


Schools

  1. Briar Cliff University

    3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

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  2. Buena Vista University

    610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

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  3. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

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  4. Dordt College

    498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1697

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  5. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  6. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  7. Kaplan University-Mason City Campus

    Plaza West 2570 4th Street SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  8. Kaplan University-Cedar Rapids Campus

    3165 Edgewood Parkway SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

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  9. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  10. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  11. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  12. Loras College

    1450 Alta Vista, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-0178

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  13. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  14. Mount Mercy University

    1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797

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  15. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  16. University of Northern Iowa

    1222 W 27th St, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0005

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  17. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  18. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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  19. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  20. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  21. Wartburg College

    100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, Iowa 50677-0903

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  22. Kaplan University-Davenport Campus

    1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807

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  23. Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus

    4655 121st Street, Urbandale, Iowa 50323

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  24. Kaplan University-Council Bluffs Campus

    1751 Madison Avenue, Suite 750, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-5289

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Human Services Employment

Iowa 13,000
National 913,960

Of all of the human services professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Iowa

10,940 10,960 11,200 11,720 13,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Human Services is a growing field in Iowa. There were 2,060 more human services professionals working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of human services has grown by 19% in Iowa. This growth is slower than the change in the number of human services professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% from 2006 to 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$32,716 $34,138 $35,648 $36,160 $36,107
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Iowa, as the number of human services professionals is growing, the salaries earned by human services professionals are increasing. Human services professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,716 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,107 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$22,737
25th percentile
$27,320
50th percentile
$34,063
75th percentile
$43,235
90th percentile
$53,080

Thus, human services professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Iowa state, within the field of human services, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid human services professionals earn 133% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Iowa

Human Services
$36,107
Mental Health
$34,700
Public Administration
$71,920
Public Health
$57,323
Social Work
$40,998
Sociology
$80,580

Human services professionals in Iowa earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
7
bachelor
16
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
5
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The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited human services schools in Iowa is increasing. In 2006 there were 488 human services graduates from human services courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 533 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 9%. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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