Alabama Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Alabama

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gadsden and Mobile
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Birmingham and Tuscaloosa
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham and Mobile

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Montgomery and Mobile

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Alabama are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Alabama

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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: BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, MS in Psychology - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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

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, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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, BS in Psychology, AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate
South University

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

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, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, 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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts 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
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More Alabama Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Gadsden State Community College Gadsden Associate 5,514
George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville Hanceville Associate 5,247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health Counselors

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


Huntsville 90 $43380 0.44
Daphne 40 $33150 0.59
Fairhope 40 $33150 0.59
Foley 40 $33150 0.59
Decatur 40 $55570 0.77
Birmingham 280 $45140 0.61
Hoover 280 $45140 0.61
Dothan 60 $44270 1.09
Montgomery 140 $48720 0.91
Tuscaloosa 70 $42420 0.79
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