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Mental Health Schools in Kentucky

There is one Kentucky school offering mental health programs. In 2010, 15 mental health students graduated from programs at Northern Kentucky University. Nine of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 20 students graduate from mental health programs in Kentucky every year. This accounts for 1% of mental health students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, six students graduated with an associate's level mental health degree and nine with a degree at the bachelor's level.

This school is a public school.

Average tuition for programs in mental health at NKU is $7,128. Private tuition is $21,531, while on average, public tuitions at mental health schools in the United States are $3,541.

This big school offers associates degrees and bachelors degrees for mental health students. In 2010, no undergraduate level mental health students sought masters level degrees.

Mental Health Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 20 students graduate from mental health programs in Kentucky every year. This accounts for 1% of mental health students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, six students graduated with an associate's level mental health degree and nine with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Mental Health Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 31
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 27
  • Bachelor 2007: 29
  • Bachelor 2008: 18
  • Bachelor 2009: 17
  • Bachelor 2010: 9

Mental Health Program Availability in Kentucky

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

Mental Health Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22270
  • 25th Percentile: 26580
  • Median: 33800
  • 75th Percentile: 43320
  • 90th Percentile: 52510

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 93720
  • 25th Percentile: 123880
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32220
  • Median Salary 2007: 33920
  • Median Salary 2008: 33840
  • Median Salary 2009: 36380
  • Median Salary 2010: 33800
  • Total Employed 2006: 720
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 1340
  • Total Employed 2009: 1180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1280

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 164310
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 210

Kentucky vs National Mental Health Employment

Kentucky vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 1.120% (1490)

Mental Health Schools in Kentucky

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1. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University offers two mental health programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in mental health by it and one degree at the bachelor's level in mental health. This big school is in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. Overall, 15,716 students pursue degrees in 110 Northern Kentucky University programs. NKU is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering mental health in terms of programs.