Iowa Educational Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Educational Counselors in Iowa

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Fast Facts for Educational Counselors in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames, Iowa City and Dubuque
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Waterloo, Sioux City and Des Moines
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Educational Counselors in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Davenport, Des Moines and Iowa City

Schools for Educational Counselors in Iowa are listed below.

Selected Educational Counseling Schools in Iowa

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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: M.Ed. - School Counseling, MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, BS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

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 - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization, more...
  • Degrees: Master, 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

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology, Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Doctorate, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate

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

University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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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

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
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More Iowa Educational Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Buena Vista University Storm Lake Masters 2,548
Drake University Des Moines Masters 5,617
Iowa State University Ames Doctorate & First Professional 26,160
Saint Ambrose University Davenport Doctorate 3,870
University of Iowa Iowa City Doctorate & First Professional 29,117
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls Doctorate 12,692

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational Counselors

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Educational Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Educational 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


Ames 150 $47080 1.94
Iowa City 0 $55660 0
Cedar Rapids 230 $48240 0.89
Des Moines 400 $50320 0.64
West Des Moines 400 $50320 0.64
Dubuque 50 $40790 0.52
Waterloo 150 $44390 0.91
Cedar Falls 150 $44390 0.91
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