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Counseling Schools in Georgia

There are 19 Georgia schools offering counseling programs. In 2010, 792 students graduated from programs at Georgia counseling schools. 653 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 63 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 821 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling every year. This accounts for 2% of counseling students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 63 students graduated with counseling certificates, nine with a degree at the associate's level, 44 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 653 with a degree at the master's level, and 23 with a doctorate level degree.

19 counseling schools are located in Georgia. And of these, ten schools are public, while nine schools are private. Private counseling school tuition varies from $5,376 to $30,560, while public counseling school tuition varies from $4,592 to $8,736.

Average tuition for counseling programs is $10,388. The lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $4,592 per year, is at Albany State University, while the highest tuition for programs in counseling, which is $30,560 per year, is at Mercer University.

Georgia counseling schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Counseling Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 821 students graduate from programs in this state in counseling every year. This accounts for 2% of counseling students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 63 students graduated with counseling certificates, nine with a degree at the associate's level, 44 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 653 with a degree at the master's level, and 23 with a doctorate level degree.

Counseling Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 77
  • Certificate 2007: 73
  • Certificate 2008: 73
  • Certificate 2009: 85
  • Certificate 2010: 63
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 12
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 9
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 63
  • Bachelor 2007: 71
  • Bachelor 2008: 66
  • Bachelor 2009: 68
  • Bachelor 2010: 44
  • Master 2006: 587
  • Master 2007: 609
  • Master 2008: 671
  • Master 2009: 650
  • Master 2010: 653
  • Doctorate 2006: 20
  • Doctorate 2007: 19
  • Doctorate 2008: 32
  • Doctorate 2009: 28
  • Doctorate 2010: 23

Counseling Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 37 counseling programs. Of these programs, around 62.2% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 23
  • Doctorate: 4

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20400
  • 25th Percentile: 27010
  • Median: 36100
  • 75th Percentile: 45280
  • 90th Percentile: 58140

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30810
  • 25th Percentile: 37230
  • Median: 42350
  • 75th Percentile: 47420
  • 90th Percentile: 86720

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31570
  • 25th Percentile: 42540
  • Median: 54470
  • 75th Percentile: 68320
  • 90th Percentile: 79090

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22500
  • 25th Percentile: 27420
  • Median: 34640
  • 75th Percentile: 49750
  • 90th Percentile: 66710

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25810
  • 25th Percentile: 29630
  • Median: 34850
  • 75th Percentile: 41500
  • 90th Percentile: 60420

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24020
  • 25th Percentile: 27940
  • Median: 35330
  • 75th Percentile: 44420
  • 90th Percentile: 53970

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31520
  • 25th Percentile: 41650
  • Median: 52400
  • 75th Percentile: 71630
  • 90th Percentile: 119000

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16230
  • 25th Percentile: 17690
  • Median: 32440
  • 75th Percentile: 44160
  • 90th Percentile: 59930

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37060
  • Median Salary 2007: 36760
  • Median Salary 2008: 34200
  • Median Salary 2009: 35850
  • Median Salary 2010: 36100
  • Total Employed 2006: 1650
  • Total Employed 2007: 1710
  • Total Employed 2008: 1350
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1160

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38970
  • Median Salary 2007: 45710
  • Median Salary 2008: 50300
  • Median Salary 2009: 44880
  • Median Salary 2010: 42350
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52030
  • Median Salary 2007: 54380
  • Median Salary 2008: 54300
  • Median Salary 2009: 55540
  • Median Salary 2010: 54470
  • Total Employed 2006: 5490
  • Total Employed 2007: 5960
  • Total Employed 2008: 6470
  • Total Employed 2009: 6670
  • Total Employed 2010: 6270

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35540
  • Median Salary 2007: 37320
  • Median Salary 2008: 37070
  • Median Salary 2009: 36780
  • Median Salary 2010: 34640
  • Total Employed 2006: 1340
  • Total Employed 2007: 1360
  • Total Employed 2008: 1540
  • Total Employed 2009: 1520
  • Total Employed 2010: 1670

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35160
  • Median Salary 2007: 38240
  • Median Salary 2008: 38110
  • Median Salary 2009: 36790
  • Median Salary 2010: 34850
  • Total Employed 2006: 1060
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 870

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34880
  • Median Salary 2007: 33860
  • Median Salary 2008: 34290
  • Median Salary 2009: 36130
  • Median Salary 2010: 35330
  • Total Employed 2006: 1320
  • Total Employed 2007: 1270
  • Total Employed 2008: 1380
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 1890

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44760
  • Median Salary 2007: 42480
  • Median Salary 2008: 47990
  • Median Salary 2009: 53500
  • Median Salary 2010: 52400
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38470
  • Median Salary 2007: 44280
  • Median Salary 2008: 45140
  • Median Salary 2009: 19390
  • Median Salary 2010: 32440
  • Total Employed 2006: 370
  • Total Employed 2007: 260
  • Total Employed 2008: 210
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Georgia vs National Counseling Employment

Georgia vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 1.942% (12510)

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1. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is 0.8 miles from the center of the city and ASU offers one counseling program. Overall, 6,919 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this school. ASU is the ninth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling in terms of programs.

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2. Atlanta Christian College

2605 Ben Hill Rd
East Point, GA 30344
(404) 761-8861

Founded in 1937, Atlanta Christian College is a 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of East Point, Georgia. Students are offered four associates level degrees and 11 bachelors level degrees by this school. 1,023 students pursued degrees from the 12 programs at Point in 2010. This school offers subjects including business, history, and business management. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it.

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3. Argosy University - Atlanta

980 Hammond Drive- Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30328
(770) 671-1200

Argosy University-Atlanta offers three programs in counseling. Of those, it offers students one certificate in counseling and two counseling degrees at the master's level. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

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4. Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway- S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College is located in Rome, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in counseling. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling.

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5. Fort Valley State University

1005 State University Dr
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
(478) 825-6211

Fort Valley State University offers two counseling programs. FVSU offers students two master's level counseling degrees. It is in Fort Valley, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 6 research universities in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling.

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6. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is located in town of Carrollton, Georgia. This school offers two counseling programs. Out of those, students are offered one counseling certificate by it and one master's level degree in counseling. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

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7. Luther Rice University

3038 Evans Mill Rd
Lithonia, GA 30038-2418
(770) 484-1204

Luther Rice University is in the suburbs of Lithonia, Georgia and this school offers one program in counseling. Overall, 1,164 students pursue degrees in six programs at this school.

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8. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is 1.0 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in counseling. This medium-sized school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling programs.

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9. Thomas University

1501 Millpond Rd
Thomasville, GA 31792
(229) 226-1621

Thomas University is in Thomasville, GA. It offers two programs in counseling. Students are offered two counseling degrees at the master's level by TU.

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10. Toccoa Falls College

107 North Chapel Drive
Toccoa Falls, GA 30598-7062
(706) 886-6831

Toccoa Falls College is located in Toccoa Falls, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and TCF offers one program in counseling. TCF is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling.

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11. Emmanuel College

181 Springs St
Franklin Springs, GA 30639
(706) 245-7226

Emmanuel College is located in Franklin Springs, GA and it offers one counseling program. This liberal arts college is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling in terms of programs.

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12. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is near the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. UGA offers five programs in counseling. Of those, this university offers students one counseling certificate, two counseling degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level counseling degrees. Overall, 34,677 students seek degrees in 320 UGA programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling in terms of programs.

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13. The Columbia Theological Seminary

701 S. Columbia Dr
Decatur, GA 30030-4118
(404) 378-8821

The Columbia Theological Seminary is located in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and it offers one counseling program. CTS is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling in terms of programs.

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14. Paine College

1235 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901-3182
(706) 821-8200

Paine College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Augusta, GA and it offers one program in counseling. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling programs.

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15. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is near the center of the city. CAU offers two counseling programs. More specifically, CAU offers students one bachelor's level counseling degree and one counseling degree at the master's level. It is a historically black 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this mid-sized school is the third biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling.

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16. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta. It offers four counseling programs. Out of those, GSU offers one counseling certificate to students, two master's level counseling degrees, and one counseling degree at the doctorate level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, Georgia State is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling.

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17. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University offers three programs in counseling. It offers three master's level degrees in counseling to students. This medium-sized university, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Macon, GA. It is a 4-year research institution. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling programs.

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18. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is near the center of the city and it offers one program in counseling. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, Columbus ranks tenth in the state of Georgia.

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19. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University offers two counseling programs. Of those, this school offers one counseling certificate to students and one degree at the master's level in counseling. It is located in Statesboro, GA. It is a public 4-year institution. Georgia Southern ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Georgia.

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20. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Founded in 1836, Emory University is a 4-year research institution. It is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. This university is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Georgia. It offers subjects including advanced nursing, engineering, and public health. Students are offered six certificates, one degree at the associates level, 61 bachelors level degrees, 54 degrees at the masters level, and 32 degrees at the doctoral level by this university. 13,381 students pursued degrees from the 95 programs at this university in 2010. Emory is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia.

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21. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers two programs in counseling. VSU offers two counseling degrees at the master's level to students. VSU is near the heart of downtown. It is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Valdosta State is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering counseling.

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