North Dakota Social Work Degree Programs - 2024

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

North Dakota 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 13 schools who offer degree programs in the field of social work and human services.

Whether you live in Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks or elsewhere in North Dakota, you can find the right social work or human services degree program for you. Filter schools in North Dakota by degree level and field type. Rank schools by features that matter to you. Explore all the social work programs offered in North Dakota below.

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Dept. of Education - 2024

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish CollegeNew Town, ND 1st for In-State Tuition $3,870 IN-STATE TUITION $3,870 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

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

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

155

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,870

Out-of-State Tuition:

$3,870

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

$4,338

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Cankdeska Cikana Community CollegeFort Totten, ND 2nd for In-State Tuition $3,950 IN-STATE TUITION $3,950 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate'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

Public

Total Enrollment

223

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,950

Out-of-State Tuition:

$3,950

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

$7,479

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Sitting Bull CollegeFort Yates, ND 3rd for In-State Tuition $4,010 IN-STATE TUITION $4,010 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.

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
  • 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

216

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,010

Out-of-State Tuition:

$4,010

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

$3,500

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

United Tribes Technical CollegeBismarck, ND 4th for In-State Tuition $4,252 IN-STATE TUITION $4,252 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.

Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate'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

448

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,252

Out-of-State Tuition:

$4,252

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

$3,071

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Bismarck State CollegeBismarck, ND 5th for In-State Tuition $4,926 IN-STATE TUITION $6,930 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.

Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate'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

Public

Total Enrollment

2,613

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,926

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,930

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

$11,096

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Williston State CollegeWilliston, ND 6th for In-State Tuition $5,981 IN-STATE TUITION $5,981 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

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

669

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$5,981

Out-of-State Tuition:

$5,981

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

$10,463

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Minot State UniversityMinot, ND 7th for In-State Tuition $8,164 IN-STATE TUITION $8,164 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$41,171

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

  • Bachelor's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

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

Public

Total Enrollment

2,248

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

47.13%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,164

Out-of-State Tuition:

$8,164

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

$12,993

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

88.38%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

540

Average SAT Math Score:

555

Valley City State UniversityValley City, ND 8th for In-State Tuition $8,195 IN-STATE TUITION $12,969 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.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

942

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

50.63%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$8,195

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,969

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

$13,060

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

81.45%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

540

Average SAT Math Score:

523

University of North DakotaGrand Forks, ND 9th for In-State Tuition $10,596 IN-STATE TUITION $15,037 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelor's Degree
$38,598
Master's Degree
$50,792

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
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • First Professional Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelor's Degree
Not enough data
First Professional 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

8,998

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

63.12%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$10,596

Out-of-State Tuition:

$15,037

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

$17,424

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

89.03%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

590

Average SAT Math Score:

610

North Dakota State University-Main CampusFargo, ND 10th for In-State Tuition $10,601 IN-STATE TUITION $15,076 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

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:

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

Type of Institution

Public

Total Enrollment

9,932

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

62.42%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$10,601

Out-of-State Tuition:

$15,076

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

$17,692

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

95.46%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

589

Average SAT Math Score:

616

Rasmussen University-North DakotaFargo, ND 11th for In-State Tuition $10,901 IN-STATE TUITION $10,901 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

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
$23,880
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.

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private for-profit

Total Enrollment

575

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

60%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$10,901

Out-of-State Tuition:

$10,901

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

$18,365

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 MaryBismarck, ND 12th for In-State Tuition $20,290 IN-STATE TUITION $20,290 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.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
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

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

2,185

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

61.27%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$20,290

Out-of-State Tuition:

$20,290

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

$18,859

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

78.79%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

University of JamestownJamestown, ND 13th for In-State Tuition $23,498 IN-STATE TUITION $23,498 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master'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 nonprofit

Total Enrollment

992

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

46.27%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$23,498

Out-of-State Tuition:

$23,498

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

$20,087

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

75.79%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

505

Average SAT Math Score:

515