South Dakota Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in South Dakota

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in South Dakota

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Sioux Falls
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Rapid City
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Sioux Falls

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in South Dakota

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Sioux Falls

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in South Dakota are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in South Dakota

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

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

Sacred Heart University Online 

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

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: 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

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 South Dakota Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Kilian Community College Sioux Falls Associate 402
Oglala Lakota College Kyle Masters 1,456
Sinte Gleska University Mission Masters 971
Sisseton Wahpeton College Agency Village Associate 245
University of South Dakota Vermillion Doctorate & First Professional 9,243

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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

South Dakota

Rapid City 50 $44440 0.86
Sioux Falls 140 $41730 1.03
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