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Counseling Schools in Worcester, Massachusetts

There are 26 schools located around Worcester, MA offering counseling programs. 1,239 students graduated with degrees from Worcester counseling schools in 2010. 1,014 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 92 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 1,192 students graduate from programs in Worcester in counseling per year. This accounts for close to 104% of counseling students who Massachusetts schools graduate. Specifically, 92 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 21 with an associate's level degree, 91 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,014 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

26 counseling schools are located in Worcester. And out of these, 14 schools are private, while 12 schools are public. Tuition at a public counseling school varies from $6,986 to $10,611, while private counseling school tuition varies from $13,240 to $40,542.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $21,078. While the lowest tuition in Worcester, which is $6,986 per year, is at Rhode Island College, the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $40,542 each year, is at Boston College.

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

Counseling Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Worcester, Massachusetts

On average, 1,192 students graduate from programs in Worcester in counseling per year. This accounts for close to 104% of counseling students who Massachusetts schools graduate. Specifically, 92 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 21 with an associate's level degree, 91 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,014 with a degree at the master's level, and 21 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Counseling Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Certificate 2006: 48
  • Certificate 2007: 71
  • Certificate 2008: 73
  • Certificate 2009: 96
  • Certificate 2010: 92
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 7
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 21
  • Bachelor 2006: 55
  • Bachelor 2007: 74
  • Bachelor 2008: 92
  • Bachelor 2009: 95
  • Bachelor 2010: 91
  • Master 2006: 881
  • Master 2007: 917
  • Master 2008: 953
  • Master 2009: 1007
  • Master 2010: 1014
  • Doctorate 2006: 18
  • Doctorate 2007: 13
  • Doctorate 2008: 20
  • Doctorate 2009: 26
  • Doctorate 2010: 21

Counseling Program Availability in Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester schools offer a total of 81 programs in counseling. Of these programs, close to 55.6% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the bachelors level, and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 25
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 45
  • Doctorate: 5

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22720
  • 25th Percentile: 26020
  • Median: 33540
  • 75th Percentile: 47910
  • 90th Percentile: 64480

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 53930
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Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27840
  • 25th Percentile: 41860
  • Median: 57850
  • 75th Percentile: 67970
  • 90th Percentile: 74340

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28070
  • 25th Percentile: 35430
  • Median: 47120
  • 75th Percentile: 60890
  • 90th Percentile: 71460

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32530
  • 25th Percentile: 37440
  • Median: 45280
  • 75th Percentile: 55700
  • 90th Percentile: 61990

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21290
  • 25th Percentile: 23920
  • Median: 29110
  • 75th Percentile: 40340
  • 90th Percentile: 54720

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17680
  • 25th Percentile: 18380
  • Median: 19530
  • 75th Percentile: 20680
  • 90th Percentile: 68460

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29930
  • Median Salary 2007: 40430
  • Median Salary 2008: 36160
  • Median Salary 2009: 31530
  • Median Salary 2010: 33540
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47830
  • Median Salary 2007: 47200
  • Median Salary 2008: 48960
  • Median Salary 2009: 51000
  • Median Salary 2010: 53930
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Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 51780
  • Median Salary 2007: 53430
  • Median Salary 2008: 53990
  • Median Salary 2009: 55560
  • Median Salary 2010: 57850
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 570
  • Total Employed 2009: 550
  • Total Employed 2010: 650

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33720
  • Median Salary 2007: 34490
  • Median Salary 2008: 34650
  • Median Salary 2009: 39090
  • Median Salary 2010: 47120
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 600
  • Total Employed 2010: 660

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41585
  • Median Salary 2007: 42470
  • Median Salary 2008: 52340
  • Median Salary 2009: 42490
  • Median Salary 2010: 45280
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33570
  • Median Salary 2007: 36460
  • Median Salary 2008: 40070
  • Median Salary 2009: 41610
  • Median Salary 2010: 29110
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 240
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 160
  • Total Employed 2010: 430

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27120
  • Median Salary 2007: 30520
  • Median Salary 2008: 29400
  • Median Salary 2009: 29250
  • Median Salary 2010: 19530
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Worcester vs Massachusetts Counseling Employment

Worcester vs Massachusetts Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Worcester: 10.617% (2210)

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1. Worcester State University

486 Chandler St
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
(508) 929-8000

Worcester State University offers two counseling programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in counseling by WSU and one master's level degree in counseling. This mid-sized school, which is located 40.1 miles from Springfield, is near Worcester, MA. WSU is one of 3 public post-secondary institutions in Worcester.

2. Assumption College

500 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
(508) 767-7000

Assumption College offers four programs in counseling. Of those, Assumption offers students two certificates in counseling and two master's level counseling degrees. Assumption, which is 41.0 miles from neighboring Chicopee, is within commuting distance of central Worcester. This small school is a 4-year institution and it is one out of three Worcester institutions offering counseling.