Counseling Schools In Kentucky

There are 19 accredited counseling schools in Kentucky 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 Kentucky, 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. Asbury Theological Seminary

    204 N Lexington Ave, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390-1199

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  2. Brescia University

    717 Frederica St, Owensboro, Kentucky 42301-3023

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  3. Campbellsville University

    1 University Dr, Campbellsville, Kentucky 42718-2799

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  4. University of the Cumberlands

    6191 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

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  5. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

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  6. University of Kentucky

    Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0032

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  7. Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Pkwy, Grayson, Kentucky 41143-1199

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  8. Lindsey Wilson College

    210 Lindsey Wilson St, Columbia, Kentucky 42728-1223

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  9. Louisville Bible College

    8013 Damascus Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40228-2472

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  10. University of Louisville

    2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, Kentucky 40292-0001

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  11. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

    1044 Alta Vista Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205-1798

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  12. Mid-Continent University

    99 Powell Rd E, Mayfield, Kentucky 42066-9007

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  13. Morehead State University

    University Blvd, Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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  14. Murray State University

    218 Wells Hall, Murray, Kentucky 42071-3318

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  15. Northern Kentucky University

    Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky 41099

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  16. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

    2825 Lexington Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40280-0001

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  17. Spalding University

    845 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188

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  18. Union College in Barbourville

    310 College St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906-1499

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  19. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Counseling Employment

Kentucky 6,450
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Kentucky

5,750 6,470 6,800 6,320 6,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Counseling is a growing field in Kentucky. In Kentucky, 420 more counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of counseling professionals has grown by 7%. This growth is faster than the national trend for counseling professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of counseling professionals working around the nation.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$43,174 $43,014 $44,948 $44,427 $42,090
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries paid to counseling professionals are decreasing in Kentucky. The mean salary for counseling professionals in 2006 was $43,174 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,090 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$24,514
25th percentile
$31,568
50th percentile
$39,584
75th percentile
$51,180
90th percentile
$62,900

Thus, counseling professionals' salaries declined by 3% in 4 years. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 157% pay differential between the highest paid counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of counseling in Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Christian Counseling
$42,293
Clinical Psychology
$52,618
Counseling
$44,912
Forensic Psychology
$65,850
School Psychology
$54,860
Sociology
$59,390
Sports Psychology
$54,860

Counseling professionals in Kentucky earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
20
doctor
3
Certificate
4
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As the number of counseling professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited counseling schools in Kentucky state is also increasing. In Kentucky, there were 548 graduates in 2006. And there were 626 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky by 14%. Most of these graduates, or 59%, earned an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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