Christian Counseling Schools In Arkansas

There are 3 accredited christian counseling schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach christian counseling classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in christian counseling in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses christian counseling training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Christian Counseling
  • Masters degree in Christian Counseling


Schools

  1. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  2. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  3. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Christian Counseling Employment

Arkansas 2,740
National 371,130

Of all of the christian counseling professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arkansas.

Employment Growth for Christian counseling professionals In Arkansas

2,390 2,700 2,940 2,620 2,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of christian counseling is growing. There were 350 more christian counseling professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of christian counseling has grown by 15% in Arkansas. This growth is slower than the national trend for christian counseling professionals which shows a 15% decrease in the number of christian counseling professionals working around the nation.

Christian Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$46,195 $43,967 $42,527 $44,770 $44,770
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Christian Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of christian counseling professionals is growing, the salaries paid to christian counseling professionals are decreasing in Arkansas. The mean salary for christian counseling professionals in 2006 was $46,195 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $44,770 per year.

Salary percentiles for Christian counseling professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$24,560
25th percentile
$32,183
50th percentile
$41,247
75th percentile
$54,843
90th percentile
$70,047

Thus, christian counseling professionals' salaries declined by 3% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 185% pay differential between the highest paid christian counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of christian counseling in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Christian counseling professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Christian Counseling
$44,770
Counseling
$47,508
Ministry
$39,210
Psychology
$79,140
Theology
$49,560

In Arkansas, christian counseling professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Christian Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited christian counseling schools in Arkansas is decreasing. In 2006 there were 33 christian counseling graduates from christian counseling courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 22 graduates.

Thus there was a 33% percent decrease in the number of christian counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in christian counseling.

Christian Counseling Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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