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Mental Health Schools In Maryland

There are 9 accredited mental health schools in Maryland for faculty who teach mental health classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mental health academic community in Maryland, and the future trends in mental health training at the following levels:


  1. Allegany College of Maryland

    12401 Willowbrook Rd SE, Cumberland, Maryland 21502-2596

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  2. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  3. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  4. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  5. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  6. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  7. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  9. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Maryland 6,570
National 445,580

Approximately 2% of the country's mental health professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Maryland

6,740 6,610 7,360 6,860 6,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Mental Health is a shrinking field in Maryland. 170 less mental health professionals were working in Maryland in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mental health has shrunk by 3% in Maryland. This decline is slower 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 Maryland

$35,386 $36,700 $38,444 $39,612 $39,564
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mental health professionals is increasing in Maryland. Mental health professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $35,386 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,564 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of mental health, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid mental health professionals earning 146% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Maryland

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

In Maryland, mental health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited mental health schools in Maryland is increasing. In Maryland, there were 81 graduates in 2006. And there were 89 graduates from mental health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of mental health school degree or certificate graduates in Maryland. 45% of these graduates received a associate's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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