Counseling Schools In Arizona

There are 18 accredited counseling schools in Arizona for faculty who teach counseling classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Arizona, and the future trends in counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

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  5. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

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  6. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  9. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus

    4635 E Elwood St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040-1958

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  10. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

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  12. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Arizona Christian University

    2625 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85032-7097

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  14. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  15. Phoenix Seminary

    4222 E Thomas Rd Ste 400, Phoenix, Arizona 85018-7607

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  16. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus

    300 S. Craycroft Road, Tucson, Arizona 85711-4574

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  17. Argosy University-Phoenix

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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  18. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Counseling Employment

Arizona 10,540
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Arizona

10,290 11,640 11,470 10,670 9,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, the field of counseling is shrinking. There were 730 less counseling professionals working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This is faster than the trend for counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$39,552 $40,335 $43,377 $43,467 $45,902
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by counseling professionals is increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for counseling professionals in 2006 was $39,552 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,902 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$29,226
25th percentile
$35,336
50th percentile
$43,804
75th percentile
$53,356
90th percentile
$64,328

This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arizona state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Arizona

Christian Counseling
$50,957
Clinical Psychology
$62,088
Counseling
$45,390
Forensic Psychology
$82,410
School Psychology
$62,510
Sociology
$75,720
Sports Psychology
$62,510

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

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
2
bachelor
9
master
25
doctor
6
Certificate
11
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited counseling schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 654 graduates in 2006. And there were 901 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 38% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. 47% of these graduates received an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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