Counseling Schools In Missouri

Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 26 accredited counseling schools in Missouri. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the state of Missouri, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Baptist Bible College and Graduate School

    628 E Kearney, Springfield, Missouri 65803-3498

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  3. Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary

    15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64147-1341

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  4. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  5. Covenant Theological Seminary

    12330 Conway Road, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8697

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  6. Eden Theological Seminary

    475 E Lockwood Ave, Webster Grove, Missouri 63119-3192

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  7. Evangel University

    1111 N Glenstone, Springfield, Missouri 65802

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  8. Forest Institute of Professional Psychology

    2885 W Battlefield Rd, Springfield, Missouri 65807

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  9. Lincoln University in Jefferson City

    820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

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  10. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  11. Maryville University of Saint Louis

    650 Maryville University Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-7299

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

    5001 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, Missouri 64118-4697

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  13. Missouri Baptist University

    One College Park Dr, Saint Louis, Missouri 63141-8698

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  14. Missouri Valley College

    500 E College St, Marshall, Missouri 65340

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  15. University of Missouri-Columbia

    105 Jesse Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65211

    90 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Missouri-Kansas City

    5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. University of Missouri-St Louis

    One University Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63121-4400

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  18. Northwest Missouri State University

    800 University Drive, Maryville, Missouri 64468-6001

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  19. Saint Louis University-Main Campus

    One Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, Missouri 63103-2097

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  20. Stephens College

    1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215

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  21. Southeast Missouri State University

    One University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701-9980

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  22. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  23. Webster University

    470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194

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  24. Messenger College

    300 E 50th St, Joplin, Missouri 64804-4909

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  25. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  26. City Vision College

    712 E 31ST STREET, Kansas City, Missouri 64109-1438

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Counseling Employment

Missouri 13,120
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Missouri

11,610 11,570 12,330 12,310 12,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of counseling is growing. 600 more counseling professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has grown by 5% in Missouri. 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 Missouri

$41,013 $44,335 $43,772 $42,640 $43,116
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. In 2006 counseling professionals made a mean salary of $41,013 per year, and in 2010 they made $43,116 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Missouri

10th percentile
$23,668
25th percentile
$29,466
50th percentile
$40,494
75th percentile
$53,134
90th percentile
$66,982

Thus, there was a 5% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 183% 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 Missouri.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Missouri

Christian Counseling
$47,753
Clinical Psychology
$54,430
Counseling
$43,198
Forensic Psychology
$70,620
Organizational Psychology
$0
School Psychology
$64,990
Sociology
$49,880
Sports Psychology
$64,990

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
27
doctor
3
Certificate
6
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The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited counseling schools in Missouri is increasing. In Missouri, there were 1,156 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,225 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. Most of these graduates, or 66%, earned a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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