Colorado Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Colorado

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pueblo, Fort Collins and Denver
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Colorado Springs, Boulder and Grand Junction
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver, Pueblo and Colorado Springs

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Boulder

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Colorado are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Colorado

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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

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

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, AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

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

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

Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.

  • Programs: MA in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling , Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Specialization , MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

  • Programs: PhD in Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Colorado Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Community College of Denver Denver Associate 8,359
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs Associate 11,407
Pueblo Community College Pueblo Associate 5,063

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Fort Collins 290 $53840 2.15
Grand Junction 240 $38180 4.33
Greeley 70 $45180 0.7
Boulder 300 $37920 1.88
Colorado Springs 800 $57030 3.31
Denver 2650 $42410 2.07
Aurora 2650 $42410 2.07
Lakewood 2650 $42410 2.07
Pueblo 180 $44910 3.27
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