Counseling Schools In Maryland

There are 20 accredited counseling schools in Maryland 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 Maryland, 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. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  4. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  5. Washington Adventist University

    7600 Flower Ave, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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  6. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  7. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  8. Frostburg State University

    101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, Maryland 21532-1099

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  9. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

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  11. University of Maryland-Baltimore

    520 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-1627

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  12. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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  14. Sojourner-Douglass College

    500 N Caroline St, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1898

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  15. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  16. Washington Bible College-Capital Bible Seminary

    6511 Princess Garden Pky, Lanham, Maryland 20706-3599

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  17. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  18. Wor-Wic Community College

    32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, Maryland 21804-7131

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  19. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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  20. Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary

    4130 Belt Rd, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Counseling Employment

Maryland 13,860
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Maryland

13,620 14,670 14,080 14,130 11,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Counseling is a shrinking field in Maryland. There were 1,710 less counseling professionals working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 13% decline in the field. This decline 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 Maryland

$37,420 $49,430 $52,920 $54,513 $50,320
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by counseling professionals is increasing in Maryland. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,420 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,320 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$27,242
25th percentile
$36,370
50th percentile
$48,204
75th percentile
$61,396
90th percentile
$76,038

Thus, there was a 26% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 179% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Maryland

Christian Counseling
$50,028
Clinical Psychology
$64,848
Counseling
$55,385
Forensic Psychology
$87,175
Organizational Psychology
$0
School Psychology
$76,790
Sociology
$80,150
Sports Psychology
$76,790

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
3
master
19
doctor
3
Certificate
17
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited counseling schools in Maryland is increasing. In 2006, 552 students graduated from counseling courses in Maryland. And in 2010, 607 students graduated.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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