Social Work Schools In Missouri

In Missouri, there are 21 accredited schools where social work classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in social work in the state of Missouri, which encompasses 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. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  3. Crowder College

    601 Laclede Ave, Neosho, Missouri 64850

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  4. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  5. Hannibal-Lagrange College

    2800 Palmyra Rd, Hannibal, Missouri 63401-1999

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  6. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  7. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  8. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  9. Missouri Western State University

    4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507

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  10. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  13. College of the Ozarks

    100 Opportunity Avenue, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726-0017

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  14. Park University

    8700 NW River Park Dr, Parkville, Missouri 64152-3795

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  15. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  17. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  18. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Westminster College in Fulton

    501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1299

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  20. William Woods University

    One University Avenue, Fulton, Missouri 65251-1098

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  21. Midwest University

    851 Parr Rd, Wentzville, Missouri 63385

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Social Work Employment

Missouri 16,640
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Missouri

10,700 11,940 12,290 15,400 16,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of social workers is growing in Missouri. In Missouri, 5,940 more social workers were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of social work has grown by 56% in Missouri. This is faster than the trend for social workers around the US. Nationally, the number of social workers has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Social Work VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$36,388 $37,638 $39,342 $37,375 $36,975
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of social workers is growing, the salaries earned by social workers are increasing. Social workers earned a yearly mean salary of $36,388 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,975 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Missouri

10th percentile
$23,368
25th percentile
$27,848
50th percentile
$34,118
75th percentile
$41,755
90th percentile
$55,085

Thus, there was a 2% growth in social workers' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Missouri state, within the field of social work, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid social workers earn 136% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Missouri

Human Resources
$63,810
Human Services
$35,103
Public Administration
$81,990
Public Health
$54,333
Social Work
$36,975

In Missouri, social workers earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
17
master
7
doctor
3
Certificate
2
Total30

As the number of social workers is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited social work schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In 2006, 736 students graduated from social work courses in Missouri. And in 2010, 839 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri by 14%. 57% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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