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Social Work Schools In Oklahoma

In Oklahoma, there are 11 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 Oklahoma, which encompasses social work training at the following levels:


  1. East Central University

    1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820-6999

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  2. Northeastern State University

    600 N Grand, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464-2399

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  3. Northwestern Oklahoma State University

    709 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, Oklahoma 73717-2799

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  4. Oklahoma Christian University

    2501 E Memorial Rd, Edmond, Oklahoma 73013-1100

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  5. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

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  6. Oklahoma Baptist University

    500 W University, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  7. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Oral Roberts University

    7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

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  9. Saint Gregorys University

    1900 W MacArthur, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  10. Southwestern Oklahoma State University

    100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3098

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  11. Tulsa Community College

    6111 E Skelly Dr, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135-6198

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Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Social Work Employment

Oklahoma 7,670
National 609,060

Of all of the social workers in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oklahoma.

Employment Growth for Social workers In Oklahoma

5,580 5,330 7,270 7,160 7,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, the field of social work is growing. In 2010 there were 2,090 more social workers working in Oklahoma than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of social work has grown by 37% in Oklahoma. This growth is faster 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 Oklahoma

$32,945 $35,070 $35,360 $36,852 $36,822
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by social workers is increasing in Oklahoma. In 2006 social workers made a mean salary of $32,945 per year, and in 2010 they made $36,822 per year.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Oklahoma

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This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 158% pay differential between the highest paid social workers and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of social work in Oklahoma.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Oklahoma

Human Resources
Human Services
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

Social workers in Oklahoma earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 11 accredited social work schools in Oklahoma is increasing. In 2006 there were 278 social work graduates from social work courses in Oklahoma and in 2010 there were 287 graduates.

Thus there was a 3% percent increase in the number of social work school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma. A majority of these graduates, or 64%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in social work.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of social work faculty in Oklahoma, growth in the field of social work academia and faculty salaries in Oklahoma. If you are involved in teaching social work courses to students at the certificate in social work, associates degree in social work, bachelors degree in social work, and masters degree in social work levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future social work faculty in Oklahoma. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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