Louisiana Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Louisiana

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Orleans and Shreveport
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge and Houma
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans and Shreveport

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Louisiana

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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, Psychology, MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization, 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 - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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

  • Programs: Master of Science in General Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, 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: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, AA in Psychology, BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Programs: M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology, M.A. Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

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

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS Psychology, MS Psychology - Child & Developmental Psych, MS Psychology - Industrial & Org'l Psych, more...
  • 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

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
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More Louisiana Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches Masters 9,037
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288
Southern University at New Orleans New Orleans Masters 2,648
Southern University at Shreveport Shreveport Associate 2,337
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541
Xavier University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate 3,088

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Alexandria 40 $38920 0.62
Baton Rouge 380 $29960 1.04
Houma 130 $27170 1.47
Thibodaux 130 $27170 1.47
Lafayette 80 $35540 0.39
Lake Charles 120 $33490 1.3
Monroe 110 $36000 1.51
New Orleans 610 $34740 1.18
Metairie 610 $34740 1.18
Shreveport 280 $38540 1.63
Bossier City 280 $38540 1.63
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