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Mental Health Schools in Alabama

There are three schools in the state of Alabama offering mental health programs. 78 students graduated with degrees from Alabama mental health schools in 2010. 71 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and seven of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 60 students graduate from programs in this state in mental health every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from mental health programs. Specifically, 71 students graduated with an associate's level degree in mental health and seven with a master's level degree.

Three mental health schools are in Alabama. Out of these, two schools are public, while one school is private. While private mental health school tuition is $15,285, tuition at a public mental health school is $7,900.

Average tuition for programs in mental health is $8,432. The highest tuition for programs in mental health, which is $15,285 each year, is at South University-Montgomery, while the lowest tuition in this Dixie state, which is $7,900 per year, is at the University of Alabama.

Alabama mental health schools offer associates degrees and masters degrees.

Mental Health Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 60 students graduate from programs in this state in mental health every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from mental health programs. Specifically, 71 students graduated with an associate's level degree in mental health and seven with a master's level degree.

Mental Health Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 44
  • Associate 2007: 37
  • Associate 2008: 43
  • Associate 2009: 62
  • Associate 2010: 71
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2008: 0
  • Master 2009: 0
  • Master 2010: 7

Mental Health Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of three programs in mental health. Of these programs, close to 66% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Mental Health Program Availability in Alabama

  • Associate: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22910
  • 25th Percentile: 28260
  • Median: 34490
  • 75th Percentile: 43260
  • 90th Percentile: 55380

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 69300
  • 25th Percentile: 82050
  • Median: 147710
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31240
  • Median Salary 2007: 35060
  • Median Salary 2008: 33940
  • Median Salary 2009: 36140
  • Median Salary 2010: 34490
  • Total Employed 2006: 1120
  • Total Employed 2007: 900
  • Total Employed 2008: 940
  • Total Employed 2009: 650
  • Total Employed 2010: 600

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 147710
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 170
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 230

Alabama vs National Mental Health Employment

Alabama vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.624% (830)

Mental Health Schools in Alabama

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1. South University - Montgomery

5355 Vaughn Road
Montgomery, AL 36116-1120
(334) 395-8800

South University-Montgomery is near the center of the city and it offers one mental health program. Overall, 729 students pursue degrees in 13 South University-Montgomery programs. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering mental health programs.

2. Community College of the Air Force

100 S Turner Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36114-0011
(334) 649-5000

Community College of the Air Force offers one program in mental health and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL. 0 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at this college, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering programs in mental health.

3. Faulkner University

5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109-3378
(334) 272-5820

Faulkner University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1942. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Montgomery, AL. It offers subjects including law, liberal arts, and forensic accounting. This school offers students five degrees at the associates level, 36 degrees at the bachelors level, 11 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level. 3,126 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

4. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tuscaloosa, AL and this university offers one mental health program. This big university is a public, 4-year, research institution. Alabama is the largest institution in the state of Alabama offering mental health.