Texas Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Counselors in Texas

Fast Facts for Counselors in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Texarkana, El Paso and College Station
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Antonio, Austin and Dallas
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Counselors in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Brownsville, El Paso and Dallas

Schools for Counselors in Texas are listed below.

Selected Counselors Schools in Texas

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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

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

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

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Psychology - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA), Psychology (BA)
  • 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

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

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

Sacred Heart University Online 

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

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

  • Programs: Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy - Treatment of Trauma, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy - Child & Adolescent Therapy, more...
  • Degrees: Master
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More Texas Counselors Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Abilene Christian University Abilene Doctorate 4,675
Angelo State University San Angelo Masters 6,239
Arlington Baptist College Arlington Bachelor 144
Dallas Baptist University Dallas Doctorate 5,244
Dallas Christian College Dallas Bachelor 358
Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 2,005
East Texas Baptist University Marshall Bachelor 1,308
Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest Austin Masters & First Professional 97
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Doctorate 2,435
Houston Baptist University Houston Masters 2,339
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls Masters 6,027
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 2,608
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View Doctorate 8,382
Saint Edward's University Austin Masters 5,317
Sam Houston State University Huntsville Doctorate 16,496
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie Masters 1,834
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth Doctorate 3,042
St Marys University San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 3,920
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches Doctorate 11,607
Sul Ross State University Alpine Masters 2,717
Tarleton State University Stephenville Doctorate 9,460
Texas A & M International University Laredo Doctorate 5,179
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Doctorate 8,563
Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville Doctorate 6,567
Texas Christian University Fort Worth Masters 8,668
Texas Southern University Houston Doctorate 9,540
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 2,616
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth Doctorate & First Professional 3,087
Texas Woman's University Denton Doctorate 12,168
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 3,774
The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville Doctorate 17,215
The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso Doctorate 20,154
The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 28,533
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa Masters 3,559
The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg Doctorate 17,435
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663
University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston Doctorate 7,522
University of Houston-Victoria Victoria Masters 2,784
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton Doctorate 2,651
University of North Texas Denton Doctorate 34,710
University of St Thomas Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 3,273
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 2,253
West Texas A & M University Canyon Doctorate 7,502

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

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


McAllen 150 $62960 3.27
Edinburg 150 $62960 3.27
Mission 150 $62960 3.27
Sherman 30 $57910 3.94
Denison 30 $57910 3.94
Tyler 60 $48940 3.32
Waco 60 $56100 2.75
Amarillo 70 $55830 3.17
Austin 290 $60960 1.63
Round Rock 290 $60960 1.63
Houston 1830 $62460 3.26
The Woodlands 1830 $62460 3.26
Sugar Land 1830 $62460 3.26
Brownsville 80 $58690 3.26
Harlingen 80 $58690 3.26
Corpus Christi 110 $30050 2.94
Dallas 1380 $64850 2.19
Fort Worth 1380 $64850 2.19
Arlington 1380 $64850 2.19
El Paso 310 $59980 5.49
San Antonio 290 $56250 1.59
New Braunfels 290 $56250 1.59
Lubbock 70 $57960 2.73
Killeen 120 $59980 4.6
Temple 120 $59980 4.6
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