Counseling Schools In South Carolina

There are 14 accredited counseling schools in South Carolina 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 South Carolina, 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. Bob Jones University

    1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard, Greenville, South Carolina 29614-0001

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  2. Citadel Military College of South Carolina

    171 Moultrie St, Charleston, South Carolina 29409

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  3. Clemson University

    201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634

    68 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Coker College

    300 E College Ave, Hartsville, South Carolina 29550

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  5. Columbia International University

    7435 Monticello Rd, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-1513

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  6. Converse College

    580 E Main St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302-0006

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  7. Erskine College and Seminary

    2 Washington St, Due West, South Carolina 29639

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  8. Cathedral Bible College

    803 Howard Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577-1413

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  9. Morris College

    100 West College Street, Sumter, South Carolina 29150-3599

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  10. University of South Carolina-Columbia

    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    111 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. South Carolina State University

    300 College St NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117-0001

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  12. Winthrop University

    119 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733

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  13. South University-Columbia

    9 Science Court, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

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  14. W L Bonner College

    4430 Argent Ct, Columbia, South Carolina 29203-5901

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

South Carolina Vs. National Counseling Employment

South Carolina 8,830
National 653,240

Approximately 1% of the country's counseling professionals work in South Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In South Carolina

5,910 5,970 6,420 8,130 8,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is growing in South Carolina. In 2010 there were 2,800 more counseling professionals working in South Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has grown by 47% in South Carolina. This growth 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 South Carolina

$34,116 $39,577 $36,703 $43,108 $44,460
$39,422 $41,728 $43,045 $43,558 $44,811
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by counseling professionals is increasing in South Carolina. In 2006 counseling professionals made a mean salary of $34,116 per year, and in 2010 they made $44,460 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in South Carolina

10th percentile
$26,480
25th percentile
$32,368
50th percentile
$39,760
75th percentile
$51,898
90th percentile
$72,132

Thus, there was a 23% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of South Carolina, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of counseling. The pay differential between the highest paid counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 172%

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in South Carolina

Christian Counseling
$48,708
Clinical Psychology
$58,372
Counseling
$46,785
Forensic Psychology
$71,890
Organizational Psychology
$66,960
School Psychology
$62,170
Sociology
$57,460
Sports Psychology
$62,170

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

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Carolina

associate
1
bachelor
5
master
12
doctor
2
Certificate
5
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The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited counseling schools in South Carolina is increasing. In South Carolina, there were 323 graduates in 2006. And there were 375 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 16% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in South Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 48%, earned an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in South Carolina

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