New York Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in New York

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kingston, Ithaca and Rochester
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Syracuse, Utica and Poughkeepsie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Rochester

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kingston, Albany and Rochester

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in New York are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in New York

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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, 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, BS in Psychology, AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

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

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

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
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More New York Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Adelphi University Garden City Doctorate 8,308
Broome Community College Binghamton Associate 6,558
CUNY Brooklyn College Brooklyn Masters 16,087
CUNY City College New York Masters 14,392
CUNY Hostos Community College Bronx Associate 5,112
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn Associate 14,962
CUNY LaGuardia Community College Long Island City Associate 15,169
Canisius College Buffalo Masters 4,984
Clinton Community College Plattsburgh Associate 2,120
Corning Community College Corning Associate 5,072
Dutchess Community College Poughkeepsie Associate 8,248
Erie Community College Buffalo Associate 13,053
Finger Lakes Community College Canandaigua Associate 5,351
Genesee Community College Batavia Associate 6,472
Hudson Valley Community College Troy Associate 12,296
Iona College New Rochelle Masters 4,323
Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus Brooklyn Doctorate & First Professional 8,174
Long Island University-C W Post Campus Brookville Doctorate 8,361
Long Island University-Rockland Campus Orangeburg Masters 404
Marist College Poughkeepsie Masters 5,727
Medaille College Buffalo Masters 2,929
Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch Utica Associate 6,044
Niagara County Community College Sanborn Associate 6,331
North Country Community College Saranac Lake Associate 1,739
Pace University-New York New York Doctorate & First Professional 12,912
SUNY College at Brockport Brockport Masters 8,303
SUNY College at New Paltz New Paltz Masters 7,690
SUNY College at Oswego Oswego Masters 8,660
SUNY College at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh Masters 6,259
SUNY Westchester Community College Valhalla Associate 12,073
Saint John Fisher College Rochester Doctorate 3,793
Schenectady County Community College Schenectady Associate 4,367
Suffolk County Community College Selden Associate 22,092
Sullivan County Community College Loch Sheldrake Associate 1,611
Tompkins-Cortland Community College Dryden Associate 3,213
Touro College New York Doctorate 17,129
Ulster County Community College Stone Ridge Associate 3,298
University at Buffalo Buffalo Doctorate & First Professional 28,054

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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

New York

Albany 310 $33440 0.77
Schenectady 310 $33440 0.77
Troy 310 $33440 0.77
Buffalo 440 $35110 0.88
Cheektowaga 440 $35110 0.88
Niagara Falls 440 $35110 0.88
Binghamton 60 $31730 0.67
Kingston 100 $57250 1.82
Rochester 340 $41130 0.71
Syracuse 250 $38190 0.88
Utica 90 $74630 0.77
Rome 90 $74630 0.77
Watertown 40 $47410 0.91
Fort Drum 40 $47410 0.91
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