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Counseling Schools in Boston, Massachusetts

There are 24 schools located near Boston, MA offering counseling programs. 1,273 students graduated with degrees from Boston counseling schools in 2010. 1,044 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 96 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 1,222 students graduate from counseling programs in Boston each year. This accounts for 107% of counseling students who Massachusetts schools graduate. Of those, 96 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 21 with an associate's level degree, 91 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,044 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

24 counseling schools are in Boston. Of these, while 11 schools are public, 13 schools are private. While public counseling school tuition varies from $6,986 to $10,611, tuition at a private counseling school varies from $13,240 to $40,542.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $20,501. While the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $40,542 per year, is at Boston College, the lowest tuition in Boston, which is $6,986 every year, is at Rhode Island College.

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

Counseling Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts

On average, 1,222 students graduate from counseling programs in Boston each year. This accounts for 107% of counseling students who Massachusetts schools graduate. Of those, 96 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 21 with an associate's level degree, 91 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 1,044 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Counseling Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Certificate 2006: 58
  • Certificate 2007: 71
  • Certificate 2008: 76
  • Certificate 2009: 97
  • Certificate 2010: 96
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2006: 54
  • Bachelor 2007: 74
  • Bachelor 2008: 92
  • Bachelor 2009: 95
  • Bachelor 2010: 91
  • Master 2006: 919
  • Master 2007: 924
  • Master 2008: 976
  • Master 2009: 1026
  • Master 2010: 1044
  • Doctorate 2006: 18
  • Doctorate 2007: 13
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 26
  • Doctorate 2010: 21

Counseling Program Availability in Boston, Massachusetts

Schools in Boston offer a total of 77 counseling programs. Of these programs, around 57.1% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the bachelors level, and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 22
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 44
  • Doctorate: 5

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24820
  • 25th Percentile: 27210
  • Median: 31370
  • 75th Percentile: 50530
  • 90th Percentile: 64900

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42290
  • 25th Percentile: 48960
  • Median: 57020
  • 75th Percentile: 68010
  • 90th Percentile: 95680

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 33620
  • 25th Percentile: 45730
  • Median: 61790
  • 75th Percentile: 77210
  • 90th Percentile: 90850

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26620
  • 25th Percentile: 32320
  • Median: 39310
  • 75th Percentile: 53290
  • 90th Percentile: 69880

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34710
  • 25th Percentile: 39780
  • Median: 47140
  • 75th Percentile: 58160
  • 90th Percentile: 78890

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26990
  • 25th Percentile: 32320
  • Median: 40580
  • 75th Percentile: 46130
  • 90th Percentile: 56000

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29600
  • 25th Percentile: 38480
  • Median: 50120
  • 75th Percentile: 57520
  • 90th Percentile: 65850

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19120
  • 25th Percentile: 31280
  • Median: 37760
  • 75th Percentile: 52750
  • 90th Percentile: 64360

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29800
  • Median Salary 2007: 33300
  • Median Salary 2008: 31630
  • Median Salary 2009: 29880
  • Median Salary 2010: 31370
  • Total Employed 2006: 1920
  • Total Employed 2007: 1500
  • Total Employed 2008: 1370
  • Total Employed 2009: 1730
  • Total Employed 2010: 2000

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60340
  • Median Salary 2007: 65070
  • Median Salary 2008: 65170
  • Median Salary 2009: 54050
  • Median Salary 2010: 57020
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 195
  • Total Employed 2010: 165

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 50160
  • Median Salary 2007: 50240
  • Median Salary 2008: 51740
  • Median Salary 2009: 58520
  • Median Salary 2010: 61790
  • Total Employed 2006: 3130
  • Total Employed 2007: 3340
  • Total Employed 2008: 3180
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3230

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32040
  • Median Salary 2007: 35370
  • Median Salary 2008: 38500
  • Median Salary 2009: 39330
  • Median Salary 2010: 39310
  • Total Employed 2006: 2540
  • Total Employed 2007: 2720
  • Total Employed 2008: 2170
  • Total Employed 2009: 1940
  • Total Employed 2010: 1770

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47980
  • Median Salary 2007: 49000
  • Median Salary 2008: 48060
  • Median Salary 2009: 45060
  • Median Salary 2010: 47140
  • Total Employed 2006: 745
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 330

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37360
  • Median Salary 2007: 37500
  • Median Salary 2008: 33360
  • Median Salary 2009: 37830
  • Median Salary 2010: 40580
  • Total Employed 2006: 640
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 955
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1450

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46650
  • Median Salary 2007: 48840
  • Median Salary 2008: 49060
  • Median Salary 2009: 51730
  • Median Salary 2010: 50120
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30590
  • Median Salary 2007: 31310
  • Median Salary 2008: 32690
  • Median Salary 2009: 37330
  • Median Salary 2010: 37760
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 290
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 270

Boston vs Massachusetts Counseling Employment

Boston vs Massachusetts Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Boston: 45.712% (9515)

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1. The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

221 Rivermoor St
Boston, MA 2132
(617) 327-6777

The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology offers one program in counseling and this school, which is just 13.9 miles from Woburn, is 8.2 miles from Boston, MA. This school is a 4-year institution and it is one out of 13 institutions in Boston offering counseling.

2. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston, which is 38.4 miles from neighboring East Providence, is 3.0 miles from Boston, MA and this university is one of several campuses. This public university offers six programs in counseling. Of those, it offers two counseling certificates to students and four counseling degrees at the master's level. It is the eighth biggest institution offering programs in counseling in this municipality.

3. Emmanuel College

400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 2115
(617) 735-9715

Emmanuel College, which is located just 42.5 miles from neighboring Cranston, is 2.5 miles from Boston, MA and Emmanuel offers one counseling program. Overall, 2,520 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this liberal arts college.

4. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University, which is just 37.0 miles from neighboring Pawtucket, is located within commuting distance of central Boston. Suffolk offers two counseling programs. Out of those, Suffolk offers students one certificate in counseling and one master's level counseling degree. 9,068 students seek degrees in 171 programs at this medium-sized school, overall.