Mental Health Schools In North Dakota

North Dakota has 3 accredited mental health schools where mental health faculty who teach mental health classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health training in North Dakota, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health
  • Masters degree in Mental Health


  1. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

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  2. North Dakota State College of Science

    800 N 6th St, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076

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  3. Williston State College

    1410 University Ave, Williston, North Dakota 58801-1326

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Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Mental Health Employment

North Dakota 1,080
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of North Dakota.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In North Dakota

610 1,100 1,360 1,380 1,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of mental health professionals is growing in North Dakota. In 2010 there were 470 more mental health professionals working in North Dakota than there were in 2006. Thus, in North Dakota, this field has grown by 77% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for mental health professionals which shows a 12% increase in the number of mental health professionals working around the nation.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in North Dakota

$35,568 $25,726 $31,365 $31,855 $36,518
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mental health professionals is increasing in North Dakota. The mean salary for mental health professionals in 2006 was $35,568 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $36,518 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in North Dakota

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This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of North Dakota, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health. The pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 69%

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Social Work
Sports Psychology

Mental health professionals in North Dakota earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited mental health schools in North Dakota is increasing. In North Dakota, there were 1 graduates in 2006. And there were 9 graduates from mental health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 800% percent increase in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in North Dakota. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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