Most social workers have a master's degree. The most common areas of study are Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology.

What degrees do social workers have?

The most common degree held by social workers is Psychology, held by 17% of social workers. Other common degrees include Social Work, and Sociology.

Get a detailed breakdown of social workers and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that social workers hold

Degrees % of social workers
Psychology 17%
Social Work 16%
Sociology 7%

What level of education do social workers have?

Most social workers have the same level of education. 68% of social workers have a master's degree, with the second most common being a bachelor's degree at 28%.

Level of education that social workers have

Education % of social workers
No education 0%
High school diploma 1%
Certificate or associate degree 2%
Bachelor's degree 28%
Master's degree 68%
Doctorate 0%