Texas Mental Health Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Mental Health Counselors in Texas

Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Corpus Christi, College Station and Abilene
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Austin and Dallas

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Texarkana, San Antonio and Dallas

Schools for Mental Health Counselors in Texas are listed below.

Selected Mental Health Counseling Schools in Texas

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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

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

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

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

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: 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

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

  • Programs: Online M.S. Counseling
  • Degrees: Master
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More Texas Mental Health Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alvin Community College Alvin Associate 4,169
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Blinn College Brenham Associate 14,589
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
Eastfield College Mesquite Associate 10,653
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Grayson County College Denison Associate 3,811
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur Associate 2,325
Lee College Baytown Associate 5,856
Lone Star College System The Woodlands Associate 39,756
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Northwest Vista College San Antonio Associate 10,329
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
Saint Edward's University Austin Masters 5,317
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie Masters 1,834
St Marys University San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 3,920
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texarkana College Texarkana Associate 4,439
Texas A & M University College Station Doctorate 46,542
Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater Associate 1,639
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
Texas Woman's University Denton Doctorate 12,168
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 3,774
The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler Doctorate 6,137
The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg Doctorate 17,435
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton Doctorate 2,651
Wharton County Junior College Wharton Associate 5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

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


Abilene 50 $47730 0.8
Amarillo 90 $36920 0.88
Austin 760 $38610 0.88
Round Rock 760 $38610 0.88
Houston 1290 $46850 0.47
The Woodlands 1290 $46850 0.47
Sugar Land 1290 $46850 0.47
Beaumont 70 $19650 0.45
Port Arthur 70 $19650 0.45
Brownsville 160 $40680 1.27
Harlingen 160 $40680 1.27
Corpus Christi 60 $35520 0.35
Dallas 750 $49000 0.24
Fort Worth 750 $49000 0.24
Arlington 750 $49000 0.24
El Paso 90 $47850 0.32
San Antonio 220 $48070 0.25
New Braunfels 220 $48070 0.25
Longview 100 $27870 1.14
McAllen 150 $36720 0.65
Edinburg 150 $36720 0.65
Mission 150 $36720 0.65
Killeen 80 $0 0.61
Temple 80 $0 0.61
Tyler 100 $27060 1.12
Waco 30 $36800 0.3
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