New Jersey Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Counselors in New Jersey

Fast Facts for Counselors in New Jersey

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Newark and Trenton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Edison and Atlantic City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Newark and Edison

Salaries for Counselors in New Jersey

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Atlantic City and Newark

Schools for Counselors in New Jersey are listed below.

Selected Counselors Schools in New Jersey

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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

Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.

  • Programs: MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , Doctor of Psychology, Mediation & Conflict Resolution, MA in Psychology, General Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Degrees: Master

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

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

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

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

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: PhD in Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More New Jersey Counselors Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Caldwell College Caldwell Masters 2,306
Centenary College Hackettstown Masters 3,028
College of Saint Elizabeth Morristown Doctorate 2,044
Kean University Union Doctorate 13,394
Monmouth University West Long Branch Masters 6,494
Montclair State University Montclair Doctorate 16,736
New Jersey City University Jersey City Masters 8,437
Rider University Lawrenceville Masters 5,963
Rowan University Glassboro Doctorate 10,091
Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick Doctorate & First Professional 34,804
Seton Hall University South Orange Doctorate & First Professional 9,574
The College of New Jersey Ewing Masters 6,964
William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne Masters 10,443

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New Jersey. 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

New Jersey

Trenton 150 $92680 3.48
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