Virginia Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Counselors in Virginia

Fast Facts for Counselors in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Richmond
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Richmond

Salaries for Counselors in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Virginia Beach

Schools for Counselors in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Counselors Schools in Virginia

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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, Psychology, MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization, 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, Master of Science in General 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, 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 - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Degrees: 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
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online, Advanced Addictions Counseling Certificate, Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate

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

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

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

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

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Lynchburg College Lynchburg Masters 2,490
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Radford University Radford Doctorate 9,122
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Doctorate 29,898
Virginia State University Petersburg Doctorate 4,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

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


Blacksburg 0 $39970 0
Christiansburg 0 $39970 0
Radford 0 $39970 0
Charlottesville 0 $36150 0
Richmond 0 $36050 0
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