Counseling Schools In Oklahoma

Oklahoma has 19 accredited counseling schools where counseling faculty who teach counseling classes 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 Oklahoma, which encompasses 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. Southern Nazarene University

    6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008

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  2. University of Central Oklahoma

    100 N University Dr, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

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  3. East Central University

    1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, Oklahoma 74820-6999

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  4. Langston University

    102 Page Hall, Langston, Oklahoma 73050

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  5. Northeastern State University

    600 N Grand, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464-2399

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  6. Northwestern Oklahoma State University

    709 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, Oklahoma 73717-2799

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  7. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

    1100 N Lindsay, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104-5499

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  8. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

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  9. Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

    900 N Portland, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107-6195

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  10. Oklahoma Baptist University

    500 W University, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  11. Oklahoma City Community College

    7777 S May Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159-9987

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  12. Oklahoma City University

    2501 N Blackwelder, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106-1402

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  13. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

    660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072

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  14. Oral Roberts University

    7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171

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  15. Saint Gregorys University

    1900 W MacArthur, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804

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  16. Southeastern Oklahoma State University

    Fifth and University, Durant, Oklahoma 74701-0609

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  17. University of Tulsa

    800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-3189

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  18. Mid-America Christian University

    3500 SW 119th St, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73170-9797

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  19. Family of Faith College


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Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Counseling Employment

Oklahoma 7,140
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Oklahoma

7,820 7,860 6,900 7,050 7,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is shrinking in Oklahoma. 800 less counseling professionals were working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% 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 Oklahoma

$34,760 $36,293 $38,845 $40,613 $42,856
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Oklahoma, as the number of counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,760 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $42,856 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$26,056
25th percentile
$32,584
50th percentile
$39,596
75th percentile
$49,906
90th percentile
$62,976

This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid counseling professionals earning 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oklahoma state.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Christian Counseling
$46,762
Clinical Psychology
$52,838
Counseling
$41,093
Forensic Psychology
$66,640
School Psychology
$55,190
Sports Psychology
$55,190

In Oklahoma, 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 Oklahoma

associate
2
bachelor
5
master
25
doctor
1
Certificate
2
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As the number of counseling professionals is decreasing in Oklahoma state, the number of students graduating from the 19 accredited counseling schools in Oklahoma state is increasing. In 2006, 351 students graduated from counseling courses in Oklahoma. And in 2010, 389 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma. 71% of these graduates received a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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