Counseling Schools In Nebraska

In Nebraska, there are 13 accredited schools where counseling classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the state of Nebraska, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling


  1. Chadron State College

    1000 Main St, Chadron, Nebraska 69337-2690

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  2. Concordia University in Seward

    800 N Columbia Ave, Seward, Nebraska 68434-1556

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  3. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

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  4. Grace University

    1311 S 9th St, Omaha, Nebraska 68108-3629

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  5. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

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  6. University of Nebraska at Kearney

    905 W 25th St, Kearney, Nebraska 68849-1212

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  7. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

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  8. Nebraska Christian College

    12550 S. 114th St., Papillion, Nebraska 68046

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  9. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

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  10. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus

    11818 I Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68137

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  12. Wayne State College

    1111 Main St, Wayne, Nebraska 68787

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  13. Doane College-Lincoln Grand Island and Master

    303 N 52nd St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

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Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Counseling Employment

Nebraska 3,860
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Nebraska

3,550 4,080 4,040 4,000 3,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of counseling is growing. There were 60 more counseling professionals working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This growth is slower 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 Nebraska

$40,348 $44,452 $45,072 $45,776 $48,642
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Nebraska, 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 $40,348 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,642 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Nebraska

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Thus, counseling professionals' salaries grew by 17% 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 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited counseling schools in Nebraska is decreasing. In Nebraska, there were 280 graduates in 2006. And there were 242 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

This represents a 14% decrease in the number of counseling degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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