Human Services Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 23 accredited human services schools where human services faculty who teach human services classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the human services academic community in Tennessee, and the future trends in human services training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  2. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  3. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  4. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  5. Cleveland State Community College

    3535 Adkisson Drive, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312

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  6. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  7. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  8. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  9. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  10. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  11. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  12. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  13. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  14. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  15. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  16. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  17. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  18. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  19. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  20. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  21. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  22. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  23. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Human Services Employment

Tennessee 11,280
National 913,960

Approximately 1% of the country's human services professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Tennessee

10,330 9,700 9,940 9,770 11,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, human services is a growing field. In 2010 there were 950 more human services professionals working in Tennessee than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of human services has grown by 9% in Tennessee. This is slower than the trend for human services professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human services professionals has grown by 25% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$32,786 $34,262 $36,526 $36,252 $36,357
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to human services professionals are growing in Tennessee. In 2006 human services professionals made a mean salary of $32,786 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,357 per year.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$22,658
25th percentile
$27,470
50th percentile
$34,897
75th percentile
$43,717
90th percentile
$52,602

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Tennessee state, within the field of human services, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid human services professionals earn 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Human Services
$36,357
Mental Health
$24,600
Public Administration
$75,762
Public Health
$55,007
Social Work
$41,705
Sociology
$55,300

In Tennessee, human services professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
22
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total28

As the number of human services professionals is increasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 23 accredited human services schools in Tennessee state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 590 human services graduates from human services courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 733 graduates.

Thus there was a 24% percent increase in the number of human services school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. Most of these graduates, or 79%, earned a bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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