Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Massachusetts

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Massachusetts

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Taunton, Barnstable and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Boston, New Bedford and Brockton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Boston, Springfield and Worcester

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Massachusetts

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Barnstable, Brockton and Boston

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Massachusetts are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Massachusetts

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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

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

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

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, Master of Science in Psychology - Forensic Psychology, MS Political Science, more...
  • Degrees: Master

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

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Massachusetts Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bridgewater State College Bridgewater Masters 9,934
Fitchburg State College Fitchburg Masters 6,692
Greenfield Community College Greenfield Associate 2,236
Holyoke Community College Holyoke Associate 6,461
Massasoit Community College Brockton Associate 7,064
Middlesex Community College Bedford Bedford Associate 8,124
North Shore Community College Danvers Associate 7,107
Northern Essex Community College Haverhill Associate 6,526
Roxbury Community College Roxbury Crossing Associate 2,398
Suffolk University Boston Doctorate 9,103
University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston Doctorate 13,433
University of Massachusetts-Lowell Lowell Doctorate 11,635
Worcester State College Worcester Masters 5,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Leominster 110 $40140 2.49
Gardner 110 $40140 2.49
Barnstable Town 90 $47100 0.98
New Bedford 120 $39090 2.08
Pittsfield 110 $36080 2.9
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