Christian Counseling Schools In Tennessee

Christian Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited christian counseling schools in Tennessee. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of christian counseling and christian counseling training in Tennessee, which includes christian counseling training at the following levels:

  • Christian Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Christian Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Christian Counseling


Schools

  1. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  2. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  3. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  4. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  5. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  6. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Christian Counseling Employment

Tennessee 6,540
National 371,130

Approximately 2% of the country's christian counseling professionals work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Christian counseling professionals In Tennessee

6,560 7,810 7,090 7,150 6,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, christian counseling is a shrinking field. 20 less christian counseling professionals were working in Tennessee in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of christian counseling has shrunk by 0% in Tennessee. This decline 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 Tennessee

$29,175 $46,670 $47,668 $47,978 $50,518
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Christian Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of christian counseling professionals is declining, the salaries paid to christian counseling professionals are increasing in Tennessee. In 2006 christian counseling professionals made a mean salary of $29,175 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,518 per year.

Salary percentiles for Christian counseling professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$28,625
25th percentile
$36,212
50th percentile
$44,855
75th percentile
$64,862
90th percentile
$77,620

This represents a 42% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Tennessee state, within the field of christian counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid christian counseling professionals earn 171% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Christian counseling professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Christian Counseling
$50,518
Counseling
$40,333
Ministry
$57,610
Psychology
$70,535
Theology
$51,740

In Tennessee, christian counseling professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total8

As the number of christian counseling professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited christian counseling schools in Tennessee state is decreasing. In 2006, 36 students graduated from christian counseling courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 28 students graduated.

This represents a 22% decrease in the number of christian counseling degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 75% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in christian counseling.

Christian Counseling Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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