Ohio Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Ohio

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Youngstown, Toledo and Cleveland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbus, Cincinnati and Canton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Youngstown and Cincinnati

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Toledo, Dayton and Columbus

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Ohio are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Ohio

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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

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
South University

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

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

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 Ohio Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Belmont Technical College Saint Clairsville Associate 1,742
Carnegie Institute of Integrative Medicine and Massotherapy Suffield Associate 207
Cleveland State University Cleveland Doctorate & First Professional 15,038
Columbus State Community College Columbus Associate 23,057
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland Associate 24,563
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville Masters 2,434
Malone University Canton Masters 2,371
Methodist Theological School Delaware Doctorate 234
North Central State College Mansfield Associate 3,148
Ohio University-Main Campus Athens Doctorate 21,089
Sinclair Community College Dayton Associate 18,691
Southern State Community College Hillsboro Associate 2,436
Tiffin University Tiffin Masters 2,357
University of Akron Main Campus Akron Doctorate & First Professional 23,007
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati Doctorate & First Professional 29,319
University of Toledo Toledo Doctorate & First Professional 19,767
Walsh University North Canton Doctorate 2,522
Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton Doctorate & First Professional 16,151
Xavier University Cincinnati Doctorate 6,646
Youngstown State University Youngstown Doctorate 13,595
Zane State College Zanesville Associate 2,049

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Akron 320 $48910 1.07
Canton 290 $39000 1.88
Massillon 290 $39000 1.88
Cleveland 760 $40280 0.8
Elyria 760 $40280 0.8
Columbus 630 $42610 0.68
Dayton 270 $43800 0.81
Mansfield 0 $41150 0
Toledo 370 $46180 1.36
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