South Dakota Social Work Degree Programs - 2022

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

South Dakota Social Work Degree Programs Ranked and Sorted

Last Reviewed: August 29th, 2022

Social Worker License has analyzed data from 12 schools who offer degree programs in the field of social work and human services.

Whether you live in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen or elsewhere in South Dakota, you can find the right social work or human services degree program for you. Filter schools in South Dakota by degree level and field type. Rank schools by features that matter to you. Explore all the social work programs offered in South Dakota below.

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Type of Institution

Program Fields (and degrees offered)

Oglala Lakota CollegeKyle, SD 1st for In-State Tuition $2,684 IN-STATE TUITION $2,684 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors 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

1,171

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

7.07%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$2,684

Out-of-State Tuition:

$2,684

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

$1,800

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Sinte Gleska UniversityMission, SD 2nd for In-State Tuition $3,154 IN-STATE TUITION $3,154 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
Master'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
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
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

Public

Total Enrollment

375

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

0%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,154

Out-of-State Tuition:

$3,154

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

$9,010

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Sioux Falls SeminarySioux Falls, SD 3rd for In-State Tuition $3,600 IN-STATE TUITION $3,600 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

16

Accredited By:

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$3,600

Out-of-State Tuition:

$3,600

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

Not enough data

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Sisseton Wahpeton CollegeSisseton, SD 4th for In-State Tuition $4,510 IN-STATE TUITION $4,510 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

104

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$4,510

Out-of-State Tuition:

$4,510

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

$2,507

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Lake Area Technical CollegeWatertown, SD 5th for In-State Tuition $6,862 IN-STATE TUITION $6,862 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
$22,590

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

1,882

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$6,862

Out-of-State Tuition:

$6,862

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

$13,301

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Mitchell Technical CollegeMitchell, SD 6th for In-State Tuition $7,359 IN-STATE TUITION $7,359 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
$31,692

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

975

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

Not enough data

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$7,359

Out-of-State Tuition:

$7,359

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

$11,813

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

Not enough data

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD 7th for In-State Tuition $9,200 IN-STATE TUITION $12,675 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data
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

Public

Total Enrollment

8,908

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

57.65%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,200

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,675

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

$18,578

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

88.94%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

565

Average SAT Math Score:

585

University of South DakotaVermillion, SD 8th for In-State Tuition $9,332 IN-STATE TUITION $12,807 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$62,759

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

  • Master's Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Master's Degree
$45,434

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
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Graduate/Professional Certificate

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
$34,694
Master's Degree
$43,296
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

5,684

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

59.61%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$9,332

Out-of-State Tuition:

$12,807

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

$19,389

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

90.95%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

560

Average SAT Math Score:

563

University of Sioux FallsSioux Falls, SD 9th for In-State Tuition $19,520 IN-STATE TUITION $19,520 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Social Work.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Associate's Degree
Not enough data
Bachelors Degree
$32,686

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

  • 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

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

1,311

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

46.24%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$19,520

Out-of-State Tuition:

$19,520

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

$21,662

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

92.29%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

N/A

Average SAT Math Score:

N/A

Presentation CollegeAberdeen, SD 10th for In-State Tuition $21,375 IN-STATE TUITION $21,375 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors 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

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors 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

593

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

26.8%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$21,375

Out-of-State Tuition:

$21,375

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

$23,730

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

93.21%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

510

Average SAT Math Score:

525

Dakota Wesleyan UniversityMitchell, SD 11th for In-State Tuition $29,770 IN-STATE TUITION $29,770 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION
Human Services, General.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors 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.

Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.

Degree Levels Offered

  • Bachelors Degree

Salary 1 Year After Graduation

Bachelors Degree
Not enough data

Program description:

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

Institution Specifics/Quality

Type of Institution

Private nonprofit

Total Enrollment

690

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

62.26%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$29,770

Out-of-State Tuition:

$29,770

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

$20,929

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

64.2%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

515

Average SAT Math Score:

515

Augustana UniversitySioux Falls, SD 12th for In-State Tuition $35,884 IN-STATE TUITION $35,884 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

1,710

Accredited By:

Higher Learning Commission

Graduation Rate:

70.12%

Costs

In-State Tuition:

$35,884

Out-of-State Tuition:

$35,884

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

$24,066

Admissions

Applicants Accepted:

71.38%

Average SAT Score:

N/A

Average SAT Reading Score:

603

Average SAT Math Score:

620