Louisiana Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Counselors in Louisiana

Fast Facts for Counselors in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Monroe and Lake Charles
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge and Shreveport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Salaries for Counselors in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Baton Rouge and Monroe

Schools for Counselors in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Counselors Schools in Louisiana

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Psychology - Addictions, MS in Psychology - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling, Doctor of Ministry in Clinical Pastoral Education, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, M.Div: Pastoral Counseling, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS Psychology, Master of Science in Psychology - Forensic Psychology, MS Political Science, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: MAMFT - Military Family Therapy, Child & Adolescent Therapy - PhD In Marriage/Family Therapy, Medical Family Therapy - PhD In Marriage/Family Therapy, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
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More Louisiana Counselors Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 2,234
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge Doctorate & First Professional 28,628
Louisiana Tech University Ruston Doctorate 10,564
Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans Masters & First Professional 4,360
McNeese State University Lake Charles Masters 8,095
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary New Orleans Doctorate 2,036
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches Masters 9,037
Our Lady of Holy Cross College New Orleans Masters 1,298
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Doctorate 14,744
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Doctorate 16,345
University of New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate 11,363
Xavier University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate 3,088

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Counselors relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Alexandria 50 $46730 4.29
Baton Rouge 170 $36500 2.25
Houma 40 $42500 1.99
Thibodaux 40 $42500 1.99
Lafayette 40 $42700 1.05
Monroe 30 $44630 2.18
New Orleans 360 $24230 3.42
Metairie 360 $24230 3.42
Shreveport 90 $53340 2.69
Bossier City 90 $53340 2.69
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