Health Care Social Worker

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand

What you might do
Health Care Social Workers help patients respond to and manage serious illness. They counsel and support patients and their families and help connect them with other services.

Where you might work
Office, hospital, patient’s home.

Related Links
My Next Move: Healthcare Social Workers
O*Net Online: Healthcare Social Workers
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Social Workers
National Association of Social Workers Vermont Chapter

Education Required
Most Health Care Social Workers hold a master’s degree (2 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree).

Where to Study

Champlain College

Community College of Vermont

University of Vermont

Vermont State University - Castleton

Quinnipiac University

Sacred Heart University

Southern Connecticut State University

University of Connecticut

University of Saint Joseph

Western Connecticut State University

Saint Joseph's College of Maine

University of Maine at Orono

University of Maine at Presque Isle

University of New England

University of Southern Maine

Anna Maria College

Berkshire Community College

Boston College

Boston University

Bridgewater State University

Merrimack College

Northeastern University

Regis College

Salem State University

Simmons University

Springfield College

Plymouth State University

University of New Hampshire

Syracuse University

University at Albany

Rhode Island College

Boston University (MA)

Regis College (MA)

University of New England (ME)

Syracuse University (NY)

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC