Michigan Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Michigan

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Battle Creek and Lansing
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Detroit and Grand Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lansing and Flint

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Michigan

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

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

Sacred Heart University Online 

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

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

Pursue an advanced degree in Psychology or Counseling at Divine Mercy University. GO

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • 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

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

Judson University School of Leadership and Business Adult and Graduate Programs

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology Online
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Michigan Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Lake Superior State University Sault Ste Marie Masters 2,819
Madonna University Livonia Doctorate 4,019
Mott Community College Flint Associate 10,455
Northern Michigan University Marquette Masters 9,358
Siena Heights University Adrian Masters 2,161
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit Doctorate 5,723
Wayne County Community College District Detroit Associate 20,504
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Doctorate 24,433

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Ann Arbor 50 $63210 0.28
Battle Creek 80 $41800 1.64
Bay City 0 $46860 0
Flint 100 $47790 0.78
Grand Rapids 520 $47250 1.08
Wyoming 520 $47250 1.08
Detroit 1010 $43230 0.57
Warren 1010 $43230 0.57
Dearborn 1010 $43230 0.57
Saginaw 40 $43450 0.56
Lansing 80 $40570 0.44
East Lansing 80 $40570 0.44
Kalamazoo 130 $46440 1.06
Portage 130 $46440 1.06
Monroe 40 $47860 1.06
Muskegon 80 $47200 1.35
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