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Mental Health in Kansas

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Schools Offering Mental Health Programs in Kansas

Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Kansas receive a Mental Health degree every year.

The only accredited Mental Health school in Kansas is Emporia State University, which is located in Emporia. In 2010, Emporia State University was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated 14 students from its Mental Health programs.


Emporia State University charged in-state students taking Mental Health courses, $4,636 in tuition fees per year.

A Mental Health degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A majority of Kansas Mental Health graduates become a mental health counselor. In 2010, there were 520 mental health counselors working in Kansas. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas mental health counselors:

  1. Allen County - 110 mental health counselors
  2. Butler County - 60 mental health counselors

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of mental health counselors in Kansas will grow by 17%, and by 2018, there will be an estimated 740 mental health counselors working in Kansas.


A mental health counselor in Kansas makes an average of $41,160 per year. However, Kansas mental health counselors earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,960 per year to more than $85,800 per year in 2010. On average a mental health counselor earns the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Allen County - $55,520 per year
  2. Butler County - $33,610 per year

On average mental health counselors earns the least in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Butler County - $33,610 per year
  2. Allen County - $55,520 per year

More Information

For more Kansas data regarding a career in mental health in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as mental health or 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 Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Psychiatric Technicians n/a $31,120
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 760 $38,070 -48.3%
Psychiatric Aides 650 $25,830 -59.4%
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 640 $35,260 14.3%
Mental Health Counselors 520 $41,160 15.6%

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