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Schools Offering Mental Health Programs in Arizona


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Arizona graduates receive degrees in mental health. Thus, Arizona's 6 mental health schools put out approximately 298 mental health counselors each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arizona that has a mental health program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. no students graduated with a degree in mental health from Prescott College in 2010. Students at Prescott College paid $26,235 per year in tuition fees.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a mental health program. It received a ranking of 49th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus mental health program. The tuition rate at University of Phoenix-Online Campus was $11,520 per year.

University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus, which is located in Tucson, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a mental health program. It received a ranking of 91st in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus graduated 23 students from its mental health programs. Students at University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus paid $10,440 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Arizona mental health school, average tuition will be $16,377 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $10,440 per year to $26,235 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona mental health schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Argosy University-Phoenix - located in Phoenix, students are charged $19,812 per year
  3. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division - located in Phoenix, students are charged $19,812 per year

The mental health schools in Arizona that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $10,440 per year
  2. University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus - located in Tucson, students are charged $10,440 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year

A mental health degree from an Arizona school... what next?

A large number of Arizona mental health graduates become mental health counselors. If you decide to work as a mental health counselor in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,410 Arizona mental health counselors as of 2010. In Arizona, the largest numbers of mental health counselors work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 1,040 mental health counselors
  2. Pima County - 220 mental health counselors
  3. Apache County - 70 mental health counselors

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 1,120 mental health counselors will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of mental health counselors to grow by 13%.

Salary

A mental health counselor in Arizona makes an average of $42,760 per year. However, Arizona mental health counselors earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,530 per year to more than $78,030 per year in 2010. The counties in Arizona with the highest average salary for a mental health counselor are:

  1. Maricopa County - $43,600 per year
  2. Pima County - $41,180 per year
  3. Cochise County - $34,860 per year

The Arizona counties with the lowest average salary for mental health counselors are:

  1. Cochise County - $34,860 per year
  2. Pima County - $41,180 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $43,600 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in mental health in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or clinical psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Mental Health in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 6,185
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 1.18787 n/a 885
 

Curious what studying Mental Health gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Psychiatric Aides + n/a $27,640
2
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 2,810 $39,720 68.3%
3
Mental Health Counselors + 1,410 $42,760 -19.9%
4
Psychiatric Technicians + 1,250 $29,730 10.6%
5
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors + 1,020 $44,960 12.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are mental health related jobs in Arizona