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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

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  • Certificate in Trauma
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology program helps students prepare for careers in counseling, marketing/sales, human services, ministry, and more.
  • The School of Psychology & Counseling received a 95% match rate for 4th year Psy.D. student internships in 2015.
  • Programmatic accreditation for psychology programs is provided by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Available programs include a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health & Counseling.
  • Courses allow students to explore general psychology and behavioral health, as well as several experimental & research concentrations.
  • Psychology programs are available at many of the 11 campus locations across the United States.
Programs
  • MS in Psychology - Addictions
  • Psychology
  • MS in Psychology - General Psychology
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addiction, and more.
  • Approved as an education provider by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).
  • Courses cover topics such as addiction science, assessment, prevention, and treatment.
  • Students learn how to identify, plan, and use resources to help improve client situations.
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy
  • BA in Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
  • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
  • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
  • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
  • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
  • Personal support from application to graduation leading to high retention and graduation rates
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  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.
Programs
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!

More Texas Counselors Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Arlington
Bachelor
144
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Dallas
Bachelor
358
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,005
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Austin
Masters & First Professional
97
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Houston
Masters
2,339
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
Levelland
Associate
6,602
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Fort Worth
Doctorate
3,042
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
2,616
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,774
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,253
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:
Counselors

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 480 $52,670
Round Rock 480 $52,670
Abilene 40 $60,500
Amarillo 70 $57,320
Beaumont 80 $51,670
Port Arthur 80 $51,670
College Station 40 $57,950
Bryan 40 $57,950
Corpus Christi N/A $33,550
Dallas 1470 $67,010
Fort Worth 1470 $67,010
Arlington 1470 $67,010
El Paso 240 $62,150
Houston 1510 $62,630
The Woodlands 1510 $62,630
Sugar Land 1510 $62,630
San Antonio 270 $57,980
New Braunfels 270 $57,980
Lubbock 70 $59,430
McAllen 150 $65,570
Edinburg 150 $65,570
Mission 150 $65,570
Killeen 80 $58,060
Temple 80 $58,060
Waco 40 $57,740
Wichita Falls 40 $53,360

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