Pennsylvania Educational Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Educational Counselors in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Educational Counselors in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Reading, Erie and Johnstown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lancaster, York and Williamsport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Reading

Salaries for Educational Counselors in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Williamsport, York and Philadelphia

Schools for Educational Counselors in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Educational Counseling Schools in Pennsylvania

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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 - 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

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, AA in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Master of Science in General Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Sacred Heart University Online 

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

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

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

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

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: Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology, Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Doctorate, Master
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More Pennsylvania Educational Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
Bucknell University Lewisburg Masters 3,677
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Eastern University Saint Davids Doctorate & First Professional 4,291
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro Masters 7,686
Holy Family University Philadelphia Masters 3,487
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown Masters 10,295
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville Masters 8,306
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne Langhorne Masters 1,349
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg Masters 7,765
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Doctorate 8,325
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester Masters 13,219
Westminster College New Wilmington New Wilmington Masters 1,455

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational Counselors

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


Altoona 110 $50360 1
Gettysburg 60 $63440 1.01
Harrisburg 400 $51820 0.7
Carlisle 400 $51820 0.7
Bloomsburg 40 $45520 0.57
Berwick 40 $45520 0.57
Johnstown 110 $28490 1.14
Chambersburg 80 $42250 0.8
Waynesboro 80 $42250 0.8
East Stroudsburg 70 $83250 0.7
Erie 210 $45740 0.9
Pittsburgh 1780 $50850 0.85
Reading 230 $56620 0.74
Lancaster 280 $62870 0.65
Lebanon 150 $50270 1.68
Scranton 370 $51060 0.8
Wilkes 370 $51060 0.8
Barre 370 $51060 0.8
Hazleton 370 $51060 0.8
State College 220 $50980 1.76
Williamsport 90 $57350 0.94
York 220 $60710 0.68
Hanover 220 $60710 0.68
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