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Social Work Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)

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  • Phone: (706) 542-3000

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Social Work Degree

The social work program at University of Georgia 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 Georgia 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. UGA has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree51
    Master's Degree116
    Doctorate Degree2

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male22
    Female147

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian3
    Black29
    Hispanic4
    White124
    Unknown5

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Social Work program at UGA, 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

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
    • Athens-Clarke County, GA
      • Total Employment: 110
      • Average Hourly Rate: $22.58
      • Average Annual Salary: $46,960

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 Georgia

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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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

120 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B,M)
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Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

70 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B,M,D)
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Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (M)
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Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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Dalton State College

Dalton, GA
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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LaGrange College

Lagrange, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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Darton College

Albany, GA
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (C,A)
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Albany State University

Albany, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B)
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Savannah State University

Savannah, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

51 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Social Work (B,M)