North Carolina Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in North Carolina

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hickory, Greenville and Durham
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro, Charlotte and Asheville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Wilmington, Greenville and Hickory

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in North Carolina are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in North Carolina

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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

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

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

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Psychology - Bachelor
  • Degrees: 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
  • Degrees: Master, Associate
South University
High Point

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

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

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
Miller-Motte College
Jacksonville, Wilmington

Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.

  • Programs: Medical Clinical Assistant - Diploma
  • Degrees: Diploma

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
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More North Carolina Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte Associate 18,052
East Carolina University Greenville Doctorate & First Professional 25,990
Edgecombe Community College Tarboro Associate 1,687
Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs Doctorate & First Professional 3,892
Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown Associate 10,571
Johnson C Smith University Charlotte Bachelor 1,463
Lenoir Community College Kinston Associate 2,733
Pitt Community College Winterville Associate 6,499
Roanoke-Chowan Community College Ahoskie Associate 384
Sandhills Community College Pinehurst Associate 3,826
Southwestern Community College Sylva Sylva Associate 2,040
Vance-Granville Community College Henderson Associate 4,135
Wake Technical Community College Raleigh Associate 12,238
Wayne Community College Goldsboro Associate 2,988
Western Piedmont Community College Morganton Associate 2,448

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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

North Carolina

Asheville 320 $44010 1.94
Fayetteville 140 $47290 1.2
Goldsboro 60 $38110 1.61
Greensboro 280 $48110 0.84
High Point 280 $48110 0.84
Greenville 170 $49080 2.49
Hickory 90 $44090 0.65
Lenoir 90 $44090 0.65
Morganton 90 $44090 0.65
Durham 240 $58380 0.9
Chapel Hill 240 $58380 0.9
Raleigh 0 $50290 0
Rocky Mount 50 $0 1.06
Wilmington 120 $43750 1.05
Winston 120 $46540 0.51
Salem 120 $46540 0.51
New Bern 40 $46520 1.05
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