Social Work Schools In Georgia

There are 20 accredited social work schools in Georgia for faculty who teach social work classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Georgia, and the future trends in social work training at the following levels:

  • Social Work Certificate
  • Associates degree in Social Work
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work
  • Masters degree in Social Work
  • PhD degree in Social Work


Schools

  1. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

    2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, Georgia 31793-2601

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  2. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  3. Albany State University

    504 College Dr., Albany, Georgia 31705

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  4. Clark Atlanta University

    223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

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  5. Augusta State University

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904-2200

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  6. West Georgia Technical College

    176 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, Georgia 30182

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  7. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  8. Dalton State College

    650 College Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30720-3797

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  9. Fort Valley State University

    1005 State University Dr, Fort Valley, Georgia 31030-4313

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  10. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  11. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

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  12. Kennesaw State University

    1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591

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  13. LaGrange College

    601 Broad St., Lagrange, Georgia 30240-2999

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  14. Macon State College

    100 College Station Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206-5145

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  15. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  16. Savannah State University

    3219 College Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404-5310

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  17. Thomas University

    1501 Millpond Rd, Thomasville, Georgia 31792

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  18. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  19. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

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  20. Athens Technical College

    800 US Hwy 29 N, Athens, Georgia 30601-1500

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Social Work Employment

Georgia 11,580
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Georgia

12,430 12,300 12,270 11,860 11,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Social Work is a shrinking field in Georgia. In 2010 there were 850 less social workers working in Georgia than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for social workers which shows a 10% increase in the number of social workers working around the nation.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$38,898 $39,068 $41,120 $45,808 $46,642
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of social workers is declining, the salaries paid to social workers are increasing in Georgia. Social workers earned a yearly mean salary of $38,898 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $46,642 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Georgia

10th percentile
$27,822
25th percentile
$37,740
50th percentile
$46,185
75th percentile
$55,775
90th percentile
$66,172

This represents a 17% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid social workers earning 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Georgia state.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Georgia

Human Resources
$66,673
Human Services
$41,248
Public Administration
$85,952
Public Health
$67,057
Social Work
$46,642

In Georgia, social workers make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Social Work programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia

associate
5
bachelor
13
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
3
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited social work schools in Georgia is increasing. In Georgia, there were 552 graduates in 2006. And there were 670 graduates from social work courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 21%. 45% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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