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Counseling Schools in Missouri

There are 26 Missouri schools offering counseling programs. 1,273 students graduated with degrees from Missouri counseling schools in 2010. 1,185 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 36 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 1,317 students graduate from programs in Missouri in counseling per year. This accounts for 3% of counseling students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 36 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 32 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,185 with a degree at the master's level, and 20 with a degree at the doctorate level.

26 counseling schools are located in this state. And of these, 18 schools are private, while eight schools are public. Private counseling school tuition varies from $5,000 to $32,656, while tuition at a public counseling school varies from $5,638 to $8,631.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $13,293. The lowest tuition in Missouri, which is $5,000 per year, is at the Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, while the highest tuition for programs in counseling, which is $32,656 every year, is at Saint Louis University.

Missouri schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing counseling.

Counseling Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,317 students graduate from programs in Missouri in counseling per year. This accounts for 3% of counseling students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 36 students graduated with certificates in counseling, 32 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,185 with a degree at the master's level, and 20 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Counseling Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 24
  • Certificate 2007: 21
  • Certificate 2008: 21
  • Certificate 2009: 39
  • Certificate 2010: 36
  • Bachelor 2006: 29
  • Bachelor 2007: 26
  • Bachelor 2008: 30
  • Bachelor 2009: 27
  • Bachelor 2010: 32
  • Master 2006: 1096
  • Master 2007: 1220
  • Master 2008: 1285
  • Master 2009: 1320
  • Master 2010: 1185
  • Doctorate 2006: 21
  • Doctorate 2007: 24
  • Doctorate 2008: 26
  • Doctorate 2009: 23
  • Doctorate 2010: 20

Counseling Program Availability in Missouri

Schools in this state offer a total of 44 counseling programs. Of these programs, around 63.6% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Counseling Program Availability in Missouri

  • Certificate: 8
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 28
  • Doctorate: 3

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21180
  • 25th Percentile: 26350
  • Median: 31300
  • 75th Percentile: 37160
  • 90th Percentile: 45250

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31930
  • 25th Percentile: 43320
  • Median: 59660
  • 75th Percentile: 103130
  • 90th Percentile: 122480

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 28830
  • 25th Percentile: 35400
  • Median: 43910
  • 75th Percentile: 57270
  • 90th Percentile: 72660

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18090
  • 25th Percentile: 21800
  • Median: 34390
  • 75th Percentile: 45820
  • 90th Percentile: 62980

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26300
  • 25th Percentile: 30090
  • Median: 36320
  • 75th Percentile: 44970
  • 90th Percentile: 54450

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23610
  • 25th Percentile: 28580
  • Median: 34230
  • 75th Percentile: 41220
  • 90th Percentile: 50150

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25320
  • 25th Percentile: 32230
  • Median: 37610
  • 75th Percentile: 46260
  • 90th Percentile: 56900

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17500
  • 25th Percentile: 19970
  • Median: 30480
  • 75th Percentile: 46520
  • 90th Percentile: 58380

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29540
  • Median Salary 2007: 30350
  • Median Salary 2008: 31970
  • Median Salary 2009: 31400
  • Median Salary 2010: 31300
  • Total Employed 2006: 2840
  • Total Employed 2007: 2860
  • Total Employed 2008: 3190
  • Total Employed 2009: 2780
  • Total Employed 2010: 3070

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51020
  • Median Salary 2007: 51130
  • Median Salary 2008: 55280
  • Median Salary 2009: 65360
  • Median Salary 2010: 59660
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

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

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

  • Median Salary 2006: 41530
  • Median Salary 2007: 42880
  • Median Salary 2008: 43660
  • Median Salary 2009: 43640
  • Median Salary 2010: 43910
  • Total Employed 2006: 4770
  • Total Employed 2007: 4960
  • Total Employed 2008: 5480
  • Total Employed 2009: 6440
  • Total Employed 2010: 6710

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40890
  • Median Salary 2007: 39530
  • Median Salary 2008: 35750
  • Median Salary 2009: 32660
  • Median Salary 2010: 34390
  • Total Employed 2006: 980
  • Total Employed 2007: 1400
  • Total Employed 2008: 1320
  • Total Employed 2009: 1090
  • Total Employed 2010: 880

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35850
  • Median Salary 2007: 34710
  • Median Salary 2008: 34920
  • Median Salary 2009: 35560
  • Median Salary 2010: 36320
  • Total Employed 2006: 500
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 740
  • Total Employed 2009: 710
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32640
  • Median Salary 2007: 32270
  • Median Salary 2008: 32520
  • Median Salary 2009: 32900
  • Median Salary 2010: 34230
  • Total Employed 2006: 1610
  • Total Employed 2007: 1550
  • Total Employed 2008: 1470
  • Total Employed 2009: 1320
  • Total Employed 2010: 1250

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39380
  • Median Salary 2007: 41100
  • Median Salary 2008: 42590
  • Median Salary 2009: 43310
  • Median Salary 2010: 37610
  • Total Employed 2006: 240
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 390
  • Total Employed 2009: 400
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23620
  • Median Salary 2007: 30670
  • Median Salary 2008: 31440
  • Median Salary 2009: 27090
  • Median Salary 2010: 30480
  • Total Employed 2006: 310
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 250
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Missouri vs National Counseling Employment

Missouri vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 1.974% (12720)

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1. Messenger College

300 E 50th St
Joplin, MO 64804-4909
(417) 624-7070x156

Messenger College offers two programs in counseling. Of those, MC offers students one counseling certificate and one counseling degree at the bachelor's level. MC, which is 3.5 miles from the center of the city, is in Joplin, MO. Overall, 89 students pursue degrees in ten programs at Messenger. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling.

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2. Missouri Baptist University

One College Park Dr
St. Louis, MO 63141-8698
(877) 434-1115

Missouri Baptist University offers one counseling program and it is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri.

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3. Missouri Valley College

500 E College St
Marshall, MO 65340
(660) 831-4000

Missouri Valley College is located in Marshall, MO and MoVal offers one counseling program. It is a 4-year institution. MoVal is the second oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling programs.

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4. The Covenant Theological Seminary

12330 Conway Road
St. Louis, MO 63141-8697
(314) 434-4044

The Covenant Theological Seminary is in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri and Covenant Seminary offers one counseling program.

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5. The Baptist Bible College and Graduate School

628 E Kearney
Springfield, MO 65803-3498
(417) 268-6060

The Baptist Bible College and Graduate School, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, MO and BBC offers one program in counseling. 548 students pursue degrees in 16 programs at this school, overall.

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6. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248-1198
(660) 248-6272

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Is in Fayette, MO and CMU offers one counseling program. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling in terms of programs.

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7. Stephens College

1200 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65215
(573) 442-2211

Stephens College offers one program in counseling and Stephens, which is near the center of the city, is located in Columbia, MO. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Missouri. This liberal arts college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling programs.

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8. The Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

5001 N. Oak Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64118-4697
(816) 414-3700

The Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which is 6.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Kansas City, MO and it offers one program in counseling. 908 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this school, overall.

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9. The Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

15800 Calvary Road
Kansas City, MO 64147-1341
(816) 322-0110

The Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary is located near Kansas City, MO. Calvary offers two counseling programs. Out of those, this school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in counseling to students and one counseling degree at the master's level. This specialized school is a 4-year institution.

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10. City Vision College

712 E 31ST STREET
Kansas City, MO 64109-1438
(816) 960-2008

City Vision College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Kansas City, MO. It offers two counseling programs. Specifically, CVC offers one certificate in counseling to students and one bachelor's level degree in counseling. It is the biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling in terms of programs.

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11. The Eden Theological Seminary

475 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Grove, MO 63119-3192
(314) 918-2620

The Eden Theological Seminary offers one program in counseling and it is located in the suburbs of Webster Grove, Missouri. 199 students seek degrees in four programs at this school, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in counseling.

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12. The Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

2885 W Battlefield Rd
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 823-3477

The Forest Institute of Professional Psychology offers three counseling programs. Specifically, this school offers students one counseling certificate and two master's level counseling degrees. This specialized school, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, MO. Overall, 300 students seek degrees in seven Forest programs.

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13. Evangel University

1111 N Glenstone
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 865-2811

Evangel University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, MO. Evangel offers two counseling programs. Students are offered two counseling degrees at the master's level by it. 2,072 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at this school, overall.

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14. Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64145-1698
(816) 942-8400

Avila University is located near Kansas City, MO. AU offers two programs in counseling. Of those, this small school offers one certificate in counseling to students and one degree at the master's level in counseling. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling.

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15. The University of Central Missouri

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 543-4111

The University of Central Missouri is located in Warrensburg, MO. UCM offers three programs in counseling. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in counseling by this school and two counseling degrees at the master's level. It is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri.

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16. Webster University

470 E Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119-3194
(314) 961-2660

Webster University offers one counseling program and it is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. Overall, 19,342 students seek degrees in 97 programs at this school. This school is the third largest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling.

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17. The University of Missouri - St Louis

One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
(314) 516-5000

The University of Missouri-St Louis offers one counseling program and UMSL is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. UMSL is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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18. Missouri State University - Springfield

901 S National
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5000

Missouri State University-Springfield offers one counseling program and MSU is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri.

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19. Saint Louis University

One Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103-2097
(314) 977-2222

Saint Louis University offers two programs in counseling. Specifically, students are offered one counseling degree at the master's level by this university and one degree at the doctorate level in counseling. This university, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in St. Louis, MO. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling programs.

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20. Southeast Missouri State University

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-9980
(573) 651-2000

Southeast Missouri State University is in Cape Girardeau, MO. It offers two programs in counseling. Of those, this medium-sized school offers one counseling certificate to students and one master's level degree in counseling. Southeast is a public 4-year institution.

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21. The Maryville University of Saint Louis

650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141-7299
(800) 627-9855

The Maryville University of Saint Louis is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. This school offers two programs in counseling. Specifically, this small school offers students one bachelor's level degree in counseling and one master's level degree in counseling. It is a 4-year institution.

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22. The University of Missouri - Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-1000

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is near the center of the city. This university offers three programs in counseling. Of those, it offers one counseling certificate to students, one counseling degree at the master's level, and one counseling degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 15,259 students pursue degrees in 122 programs at this university.

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23. Lindenwood University

209 S Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301-1695
(636) 949-2000

Lindenwood University, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in St. Charles, MO. LU offers three counseling programs. Lindenwood offers students three degrees at the master's level in counseling. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling.

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24. Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
(660) 562-1212

Northwest Missouri State University offers one counseling program and this school is in Maryville, MO. 7,142 students seek degrees in 98 programs at Northwest, overall.

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25. Lincoln University

820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 681-5000

Lincoln University offers one program in counseling and this university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jefferson City, MO. 3,349 students seek degrees in 64 programs at this public university, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling programs.

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26. The University of Missouri - Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2121

The University of Missouri-Columbia is near the heart of downtown. It offers three programs in counseling. Specifically, MU offers students one counseling certificate, one counseling degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level counseling degree. MU is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. This public university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering counseling in terms of programs.

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