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Mental Health Schools in Georgia

There are two Georgia schools offering mental health programs. 158 students graduated from programs at Georgia mental health schools in 2010. 157 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and one student graduated with certificates.

Overview

79 students graduate from programs in this state in mental health, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of mental health students who US schools graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with certificates in mental health and 157 with a degree at the master's level.

Two mental health schools are in Georgia. And out of these, while one school is private, one school is public. Tuition at a private mental health school is $19,812.

Average tuition for mental health programs is $19,812.

Georgia schools offer certificates and masters degrees for students pursing mental health.

Mental Health Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

79 students graduate from programs in this state in mental health, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of mental health students who US schools graduate. More specifically, one student graduated with certificates in mental health and 157 with a degree at the master's level.

Mental Health Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2009: 15
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Master 2006: 0
  • Master 2007: 0
  • Master 2009: 24
  • Master 2010: 157

Mental Health Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of three programs in mental health. Of these programs, around 66% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Mental Health Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 1
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

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

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57540
  • 25th Percentile: 64350
  • Median: 151710
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

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

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 128810
  • Median Salary 2008: 120970
  • Median Salary 2009: 123600
  • Median Salary 2010: 151710
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 460
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Georgia vs National Mental Health Employment

Georgia vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 1.519% (2020)

Mental Health Schools in Georgia

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1. Argosy University - Atlanta

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

Argosy University-Atlanta offers one mental health program. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in mental health.

2. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Albany, GA and this school offers one program in mental health. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks first in the state of Georgia.