Graduates from Ramapo’s social work program are employed in social service agencies and organizations as well as educational and governmental institutions throughout the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area and beyond. A high percentage of graduates have gone on to prestigious graduate schools such as NYU, Columbia, Rutgers, Hunter, LIU, Fordham, and Monmouth Universities to complete their Master of Social Work degree towards becoming a licensed practitioner. Among the fields that Ramapo graduates get jobs are: child welfare, family services, mental health community centers, hospitals, nursing homes, community centers, congregations, rural communities, employment assistance programs, schools, and hospice services.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Child, Family, and School Social Workers||$33,780 - $96,380|
|Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers||$32,790 - $92,910|
|Social Workers, All Other||$46,190 - $89,860|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit www.ramapo.edu/careercenter/.