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Mental Health Schools in Alaska

There is one Alaska school offering mental health programs. 72 mental health students graduated with degrees from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2010. 53 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 19 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

76 students graduate from mental health programs in Alaska, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from mental health programs. Of those, 53 students graduated with a mental health degree at the associate's level and 19 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

UAA is a public school.

Average tuition for mental health programs at this medium-sized school is $5,186. Private tuition is $21,531, while typically, public tuitions at mental health schools in the United States are $3,541.

This school offers associates degrees and bachelors degrees in mental health. In 2010, no undergraduate level students in mental health pursued masters level degrees.

Mental Health Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

76 students graduate from mental health programs in Alaska, on average, every year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from mental health programs. Of those, 53 students graduated with a mental health degree at the associate's level and 19 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Mental Health Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 44
  • Associate 2007: 55
  • Associate 2008: 47
  • Associate 2009: 42
  • Associate 2010: 53
  • Bachelor 2006: 32
  • Bachelor 2007: 33
  • Bachelor 2008: 33
  • Bachelor 2009: 24
  • Bachelor 2010: 19

Mental Health Program Availability in Alaska

This school offers a total of two mental health programs. Of these programs, about 50% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Mental Health Program Availability in Alaska

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36140
  • 25th Percentile: 44580
  • Median: 53640
  • 75th Percentile: 66670
  • 90th Percentile: 79330

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 120210
  • 25th Percentile: 132940
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38970
  • Median Salary 2007: 44225
  • Median Salary 2008: 49480
  • Median Salary 2009: 52150
  • Median Salary 2010: 53640
  • Total Employed 2006: 290
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 450
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 420

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 139680
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Alaska vs National Mental Health Employment

Alaska vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.346% (460)

Mental Health Schools in Alaska

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1. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the center of the city. This school offers two mental health programs. Of those, students are offered one mental health degree at the associate's level by this school and one degree at the bachelor's level in mental health. This school is a public 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Alaska offering mental health in terms of programs.