Kentucky Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Kentucky

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Kentucky

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Louisville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Lexington
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Louisville

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Kentucky

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Lexington

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Kentucky are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Kentucky

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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

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, AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

Sacred Heart University Online 

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

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

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, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , MA in Psychology, General Psychology
  • 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

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 Kentucky Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Eastern Kentucky University Richmond Doctorate 15,839
Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights Doctorate & First Professional 14,785
University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg Doctorate 2,245

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Bowling Green 80 $32020 1.27
Elizabethtown 50 $50630 1.05
Fort Knox 50 $50630 1.05
Owensboro 90 $46730 1.94
Lexington 260 $38030 1.06
Fayette 260 $38030 1.06
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