Maine Social Work Degree Programs - 2024

AKA: ASW, BSW, MSW, DSW, Clinical MSW

Maine Social Work Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted
Social Worker License

by Social Worker License Staff

Updated: November 7th, 2023

Social Worker License has analyzed data from 15 schools who offer degree programs in the field of social work and human services.

Whether you live in Portland, Lewiston, Bangor or elsewhere in Maine, you can find the right social work or human services degree program for you. Filter schools in Maine by degree level and field type. Rank schools by features that matter to you. Explore all the social work programs offered in Maine below.

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Dept. of Education - 2024

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Washington County Community CollegeCalais, ME 1st for In-State Tuition $3,859 IN-STATE TUITION $6,739 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

230

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,859

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,739

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$6,095

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Central Maine Community CollegeAuburn, ME 2nd for In-State Tuition $3,864 IN-STATE TUITION $6,744 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

2,011

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,864

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,744

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$9,235

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Eastern Maine Community CollegeBangor, ME 3rd for In-State Tuition $3,865 IN-STATE TUITION $6,745 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

1,289

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,865

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,745

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$10,498

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Kennebec Valley Community CollegeFairfield, ME 4th for In-State Tuition $3,865 IN-STATE TUITION $6,745 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

1,293

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,865

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,745

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$6,496

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

York County Community CollegeWells, ME 5th for In-State Tuition $3,866 IN-STATE TUITION $6,746 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
$31,090

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

846

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,866

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,746

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$10,629

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Southern Maine Community CollegeSouth Portland, ME 6th for In-State Tuition $3,874 IN-STATE TUITION $6,754 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

4,163

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,874

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,754

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$9,921

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Maine at AugustaAugusta, ME 7th for In-State Tuition $8,378 IN-STATE TUITION $19,238 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelor's Degree
$32,560
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

3,020

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

13.95%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,378

Out-of-State Tuition:

$19,238

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$9,889

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Maine at Presque IslePresque Isle, ME 8th for In-State Tuition $8,495 IN-STATE TUITION $12,905 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

983

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

36.3%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,495

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,905

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$9,266

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

99.88%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Maine at Fort KentFort Kent, ME 9th for In-State Tuition $8,505 IN-STATE TUITION $12,915 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

784

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

37.5%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,505

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,915

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$9,214

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

99.88%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Maine at FarmingtonFarmington, ME 10th for In-State Tuition $9,590 IN-STATE TUITION $20,780 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelor's Degree
$31,057

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

1,380

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

58.81%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,590

Out-of-State Tuition:

$20,780

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$13,863

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

96.69%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of Southern MainePortland, ME 11th for In-State Tuition $9,904 IN-STATE TUITION $23,904 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$31,945
Master's Degree
$43,258

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Program description:

Any instructional program in public administration and services not listed above.

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Post-baccalaureate Certificate
Not enough data
Graduate/Professional Certificate
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

4,668

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

42.61%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,904

Out-of-State Tuition:

$23,904

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$9,472

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

86.99%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

570

Average SAT Math Score:

543

University of MaineOrono, ME 12th for In-State Tuition $11,986 IN-STATE TUITION $33,586 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$35,402
Master's Degree
$41,771
Doctoral Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

9,246

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

57.27%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$11,986

Out-of-State Tuition:

$33,586

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$17,067

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

96.46%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

595

Average SAT Math Score:

575

University of New EnglandBiddeford, ME 13th for In-State Tuition $39,820 IN-STATE TUITION $39,820 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
Not enough data
Master's Degree
$45,842

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

2,224

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

68.19%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$39,820

Out-of-State Tuition:

$39,820

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$35,936

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

89.99%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Saint Joseph's College of MaineStandish, ME 14th for In-State Tuition $39,986 IN-STATE TUITION $39,986 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Social Work.
  • Youth Services/Administration.
  • Forensic Social Work.
  • Social Work, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,066

Accredited By:

New England Commission on Higher Education

Graduation Rate:

67.05%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$39,986

Out-of-State Tuition:

$39,986

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$29,195

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

80.58%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

560

Average SAT Math Score:

565

Beal UniversityBangor, ME 15th for In-State Tuition N/A IN-STATE TUITION N/A OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelor's Degree
Not enough data

Program fields may include:

  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician.
  • Clinical/Medical Social Work.
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
  • Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
  • Infant/Toddler Mental Health Services.
  • Medical Family Therapy/Therapist.
  • Hospice and Palliative Care.
  • Trauma Counseling.
  • Reserved.
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private for-profit

Total Enrollment

511

Accredited By:

Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Out-of-State Tuition:

Not enough data

Average Cost (tuition, fees, books, supplies and living expenses - minus grant/scholarship aid):

$18,723

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A