Counseling Schools In Louisiana

There are 18 accredited counseling schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach counseling classes to choose from. The trends in Louisiana's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in counseling includes 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. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  2. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  4. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  6. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  7. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  8. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

    3939 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  9. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  10. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  11. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  12. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

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  13. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  14. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  15. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  16. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  17. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  18. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Counseling Employment

Louisiana 12,080
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Louisiana

8,760 10,410 10,800 12,190 9,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is growing in Louisiana. 1,200 more counseling professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 14% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of counseling professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$37,407 $39,380 $36,205 $44,085 $45,478
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,407 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,478 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$24,880
25th percentile
$32,630
50th percentile
$43,894
75th percentile
$55,710
90th percentile
$68,084

Thus, counseling professionals' salaries grew by 18% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid counseling professionals earning 174% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Christian Counseling
$39,592
Clinical Psychology
$54,918
Counseling
$45,013
Forensic Psychology
$76,015
School Psychology
$73,080
Sociology
$61,250
Sports Psychology
$73,080

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
5
master
26
doctor
4
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited counseling schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In Louisiana, there were 472 graduates in 2006. And there were 381 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

This represents a 19% decrease in the number of counseling degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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