Counseling Schools In Michigan

Michigan has 27 accredited counseling schools where counseling faculty who teach counseling classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Michigan, 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. Andrews University

    Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104

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  2. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  3. Mott Community College

    1401 E Court St, Flint, Michigan 48503

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  4. University of Detroit Mercy

    4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-3038

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  5. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  6. Glen Oaks Community College

    62249 Shimmel Rd, Centreville, Michigan 49032-9719

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  7. Cornerstone University

    1001 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525-5897

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  8. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  9. Grand Valley State University

    1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

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  10. Great Lakes Christian College

    6211 W Willow Hwy, Lansing, Michigan 48917-1299

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  11. Kellogg Community College

    450 North Ave, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017-3397

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  12. Lake Superior State University

    650 W Easterday Ave, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan 49783

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  13. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  14. Madonna University

    36600 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176

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  15. Marygrove College

    8425 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221-2599

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  16. Rochester College

    800 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307

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  17. Michigan State University

    East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046

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  18. Northern Michigan University

    1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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  19. Oakland Community College

    2480 Opdyke Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304-2266

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  20. Oakland University

    Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401

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  21. Siena Heights University

    1247 E. Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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  22. Spring Arbor University

    106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799

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  23. Wayne County Community College District

    801 W Fort St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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  24. Wayne State University

    656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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  25. Western Michigan University

    1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167

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  26. University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus

    5480 Corporate Dr Ste 240, Troy, Michigan 48098-2623

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  27. University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus

    318 River Ridge Dr NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49544-1683

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Counseling Employment

Michigan 15,280
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Michigan

14,420 15,640 15,190 15,090 12,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Michigan, the field of counseling is shrinking. In Michigan, 2,170 less counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has shrunk by 15% in Michigan. This decline 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 Michigan

$48,343 $50,327 $51,115 $52,382 $52,584
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Michigan, as the number of counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,343 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,584 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Michigan

10th percentile
$29,342
25th percentile
$36,414
50th percentile
$47,570
75th percentile
$60,694
90th percentile
$76,610

Thus, there was a 8% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 161% 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 Michigan.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Michigan

Christian Counseling
$42,275
Clinical Psychology
$59,118
Counseling
$50,423
Forensic Psychology
$73,405
School Psychology
$74,640
Sociology
$75,275
Sports Psychology
$74,640

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
5
master
28
doctor
6
Certificate
14
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As the number of counseling professionals is decreasing in Michigan state, the number of students graduating from the 27 accredited counseling schools in Michigan state is increasing. In Michigan, there were 792 graduates in 2006. And there were 885 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 12% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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