Texas Substance Abuse and Behavioral Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Substance Abuse And Behavioral Counselors in Texas

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Fast Facts for Substance Abuse Counselors in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lubbock, El Paso and Longview
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dallas, San Antonio and Fort Worth
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Austin

Salaries for Substance Abuse Counselors in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Antonio, Abilene and Houston

Schools for Substance Abuse Counselors in Texas are listed below.

Selected Substance Abuse Counselors 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: MS in Psychology - Addictions, BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, MS in Psychology - General Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

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: Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

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

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Advanced Addictions Counseling Certificate, Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate

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, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor

University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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: Psychology (BA)
  • 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
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More Texas Substance Abuse Counselors Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Abilene Christian University Abilene Doctorate 4,675
Alvin Community College Alvin Associate 4,169
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Amberton University Garland Masters 1,586
Angelina College Lufkin Associate 4,677
Angelo State University San Angelo Masters 6,239
Austin College Sherman Masters 1,339
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Baylor University Waco Doctorate & First Professional 14,174
Blinn College Brenham Associate 14,589
Central Texas College Killeen Associate 21,532
Cisco College Cisco Associate 3,365
Clarendon College Clarendon Associate 1,126
Coastal Bend College Beeville Associate 3,196
Dallas Baptist University Dallas Doctorate 5,244
Dallas Christian College Dallas Bachelor 358
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
East Texas Baptist University Marshall Bachelor 1,308
Eastfield College Mesquite Associate 10,653
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Frank Phillips College Borger Associate 1,356
Grayson County College Denison Associate 3,811
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Doctorate 2,435
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Baptist University Houston Masters 2,339
Houston Graduate School of Theology Houston Doctorate & First Professional 232
Howard College Big Spring Associate 3,329
Howard Payne University Brownwood Masters 1,386
Huston-Tillotson University Austin Bachelor 768
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
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
Lubbock Christian University Lubbock Masters 1,960
McLennan Community College Waco Associate 8,079
McMurry University Abilene Bachelor 1,462
Midland College Midland Bachelor 5,739
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls Masters 6,027
Navarro College Corsicana Associate 7,560
Northwest Vista College San Antonio Associate 10,329
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 2,608
Palo Alto College San Antonio Associate 7,662
Paris Junior College Paris Associate 4,343
Prairie View A & M University Prairie View Doctorate 8,382
Rice University Houston Doctorate 5,161
Saint Edward's University Austin Masters 5,317
Sam Houston State University Huntsville Doctorate 16,496
San Antonio College San Antonio Associate 19,819
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
Schreiner University Kerrville Masters 971
South Plains College Levelland Associate 6,602
Southern Methodist University Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 10,829
Southwestern Adventist University Keene Masters 890
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie Masters 1,834
Southwestern University Georgetown Bachelor 1,294
St Marys University San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 3,920
St Philips College San Antonio Associate 9,256
Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches Doctorate 11,607
Sul Ross State University Alpine Masters 2,717
Tarleton State University Stephenville Doctorate 9,460
Temple College Temple Associate 4,787
Texarkana College Texarkana Associate 4,439
Texas A & M International University Laredo Doctorate 5,179
Texas A & M University College Station Doctorate 46,542
Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce Doctorate 8,813
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Doctorate 8,563
Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville Doctorate 6,567
Texas A & M University-Texarkana Texarkana Masters 1,656
Texas Christian University Fort Worth Masters 8,668
Texas Lutheran University Seguin Bachelor 1,375
Texas Southern University Houston Doctorate 9,540
Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater Associate 1,639
Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos Doctorate 28,121
Texas Tech University Lubbock Doctorate & First Professional 28,260
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth Doctorate & First Professional 3,087
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 Arlington Arlington Doctorate 24,889
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville Doctorate 17,215
The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson Doctorate 14,556
The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso Doctorate 20,154
The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 28,533
The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler Doctorate 6,137
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa Masters 3,559
The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg Doctorate 17,435
Trinity University San Antonio Masters 2,686
Tyler Junior College Tyler Associate 8,217
University of Dallas Irving Doctorate 2,972
University of Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 34,663
University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston Doctorate 7,522
University of Houston-Downtown Houston Masters 11,793
University of Houston-Victoria Victoria Masters 2,784
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton Doctorate 2,651
University of North Texas Denton Doctorate 34,710
University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 5,752
Wayland Baptist University Plainview Masters 5,899
West Texas A & M University Canyon Doctorate 7,502
Western Texas College Snyder Associate 1,844
Wharton County Junior College Wharton Associate 5,892

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Substance Abuse 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:
Substance Abuse Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Substance Abuse 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


Austin 390 $36530 0.67
Round Rock 390 $36530 0.67
Houston 920 $37560 0.5
The Woodlands 920 $37560 0.5
Sugar Land 920 $37560 0.5
Beaumont 80 $32010 0.82
Port Arthur 80 $32010 0.82
Corpus Christi 90 $41350 0.75
Dallas 980 $42010 0.47
Fort Worth 980 $42010 0.47
Arlington 980 $42010 0.47
El Paso 140 $28860 0.79
San Antonio 160 $36960 0.26
New Braunfels 160 $36960 0.26
Longview 150 $36310 2.47
Lubbock 50 $41680 0.61
Wichita Falls 40 $43700 1.19
Killeen 100 $35750 1.18
Temple 100 $35750 1.18
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