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Social Work Degree at Xavier University (XU)

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Social Work Degree

The social work program at Xavier University prepares students for careers as an adolescent specialist, child and family social worker, healthcare social worker, mental health and substance abuse social worker, and more. The program focuses on social welfare administration and counseling, as well as studying organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Program courses include: social welfare policy, case work planning, social counseling and intervention strategies, and administrative procedures and regulations. Get more details below including other Ohio colleges that offer social work degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Social Work Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. XU offers a bachelor's degree program in social work.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male0
Female9

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Hispanic1
White8

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Social Work program at Xavier University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Description:

    Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, marriage and family therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 41.2% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN
      • Total Employment: 60
      • Average Hourly Rate: $19.01
      • Average Annual Salary: $39,540

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

  • Description:

    Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, child, family, and school social workers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.7% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN
      • Total Employment: 2,590
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.09
      • Average Annual Salary: $37,620

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

  • Description:

    Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.

Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Social Work Programs in Ohio

Social Work programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Union Institute & University

Cincinnati, OH
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH
Type: 4-Year Public College

190 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B,M)
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University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash College

Blue Ash, OH
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (A)
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College of Mount St. Joseph

Cincinnati, OH
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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University of Cincinnati - Clermont College

Batavia, OH
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (A)
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Miami University - Oxford

Oxford, OH
Type: 4-Year Public College

25 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B,D)
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Wilmington College

Wilmington, OH
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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Sinclair Community College

Dayton, OH
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (C,A)
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Southern State Community College

Hillsboro, OH
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (A)
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Wright State University

Dayton, OH
Type: 4-Year Public College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (A,B)