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Mental Health Schools in Massachusetts

There are nine schools in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health programs. In 2010, 145 students graduated with degrees from Massachusetts mental health schools. 73 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 42 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 142 students graduate from programs in this state in mental health every year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from mental health programs. Specifically, 42 students graduated with mental health certificates, 30 with a degree at the associate's level, and 73 with a master's level degree.

Nine mental health schools are in this state. And out of these, while eight schools are public, one school is private. Public mental health school tuition varies from $7,053 to $10,611, while private mental health school tuitions are $28,526.

Average tuition for mental health programs is $14,959. While the lowest tuition in Massachusetts, which is $7,053 each year, is at Fitchburg State University, the highest tuition for mental health programs, which is $28,526 each year, is at Suffolk University.

Schools in Massachusetts offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing mental health.

Mental Health Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

On average, 142 students graduate from programs in this state in mental health every year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from mental health programs. Specifically, 42 students graduated with mental health certificates, 30 with a degree at the associate's level, and 73 with a master's level degree.

Mental Health Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 38
  • Certificate 2007: 41
  • Certificate 2008: 44
  • Certificate 2009: 44
  • Certificate 2010: 42
  • Associate 2006: 22
  • Associate 2007: 35
  • Associate 2008: 35
  • Associate 2009: 21
  • Associate 2010: 30
  • Master 2006: 60
  • Master 2007: 60
  • Master 2008: 60
  • Master 2009: 66
  • Master 2010: 73

Mental Health Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in this state offer a total of 14 mental health programs. Of these programs, around 50% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Mental Health Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 3
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26360
  • 25th Percentile: 30610
  • Median: 39510
  • 75th Percentile: 54160
  • 90th Percentile: 70390

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 88190
  • 25th Percentile: 140600
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32770
  • Median Salary 2007: 35060
  • Median Salary 2008: 36700
  • Median Salary 2009: 38640
  • Median Salary 2010: 39510
  • Total Employed 2006: 4800
  • Total Employed 2007: 5650
  • Total Employed 2008: 6030
  • Total Employed 2009: 5020
  • Total Employed 2010: 5140

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 145600
  • Median Salary 2007: 145600
  • Median Salary 2008: 166400
  • Median Salary 2009: 166400
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 1020
  • Total Employed 2007: 1040
  • Total Employed 2008: 870
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Massachusetts vs National Mental Health Employment

Massachusetts vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 4.399% (5850)

Mental Health Schools in Massachusetts

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1. Roxbury Community College

1234 Columbus Ave
Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120-3400
(617) 427-0060

Roxbury Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. It is in the center of Roxbury Crossing. It offers 11 certificates and 16 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,681 students pursued degrees from the 24 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including science and healthcare. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.

2. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

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

The University of Massachusetts-Boston is near the center of the city and UMass Boston offers one mental health program. This university is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. In terms of programs, this research university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health.

3. North Shore Community College

1 Ferncroft Rd
Danvers, MA 01923-0840
(978) 762-4000x4350

North Shore Community College offers two mental health programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in mental health by this college and one degree at the associate's level in mental health. It is in the suburbs of Danvers, Massachusetts. It is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. This college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health.

4. Suffolk University

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

Suffolk University offers two mental health programs. More specifically, this school offers students one certificate in mental health and one master's level degree in mental health. It is in the center of Boston. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health.

5. Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129-2925
(617) 228-2000

Bunker Hill Community College offers one program in mental health and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Boston, MA. 12,271 students seek degrees in 72 Bunker Hill Community College programs, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health.

6. Bridgewater State University

131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 2325
(508) 531-1000

Bridgewater State University is in the suburbs of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. It offers two programs in mental health. Out of those, this liberal arts college offers students one certificate in mental health and one mental health degree at the master's level. 11,201 students seek degrees in 147 BSU programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health.

7. Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151

Fitchburg State University is located in the suburbs of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and Fitchburg State offers one program in mental health. Fitchburg State is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. FSU is the second biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health in terms of programs.

8. Massasoit Community College

One Massasoit Boulevard
Brockton, MA 02302-3996
(508) 588-9100

Massasoit Community College offers one program in mental health and it is located in the suburbs of Brockton, Massachusetts. 8,053 students seek degrees in 64 programs at this community college, overall. In terms of programs, this community college is the third biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering mental health.

9. Northern Essex Community College

100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830-2399
(978) 556-3000

Northern Essex Community College offers two mental health programs. Of those, it offers one mental health certificate to students and one associate's level degree in mental health. It is in Haverhill, Massachusetts, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in mental health.

10. Middlesex Community College

Springs Rd
Bedford, MA 01730-9124
(978) 656-3200

Middlesex Community College offers two mental health programs. Of those, this college offers one mental health certificate to students and one associate's level degree in mental health. It is located in the suburbs of Bedford, Massachusetts. It is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. This college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.