Counseling Programs in North Dakota
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North Dakota categorizes mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists in the job segment "Health Care and Social Assistance in North Dakota," projecting a 13.7% growth rate for jobs in this category between the years 2006 and 2016. This growth rate is significantly higher than the 8.5% growth rate for all the state's industries, according to the state's Job Service website, nd.gov.
Further evidence showing North Dakota's support for counselors is apparent in the mean annual wage employers pay mental health counselors: $60,017, rising to $73,688 for experienced counselors, according to the government's website. And, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, North Dakota is in the top five states for the having the highest concentration of marriage and family therapists. This type of support for counselors stems from employers' beliefs in prevention programs, which studies have shown reduce overall health care costs. Counselors have the skills to develop prevention programs, demonstrating the correlation between wise decision-making and healthy behaviors.
Getting started on a degree in counseling simply means requesting information from the schools listed below. Start achieving your goals today!
Further your counseling career with an advanced degree
Capella University currently offers 3 CACREP-accredited master's programs: Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, and School Counseling. CACREP accreditation is your assurance that these Capella programs have been evaluated and meet the rigorous standards set by the mental health counseling profession.
Capella also has a variety of additional counseling and behavioral sciences program offerings:
- Addiction Counseling
- Counselor Education & Supervision
- Counseling Psychology
- Career Counseling
- Studies in Human Behavior
- Social and Community Services
We're sorry, we couldn't find any campuses in North Dakota, offering your program of interest. Below are some online schools that might interest you:
University of Phoenix
Wake Forest University
Grand Canyon University
University of the Rockies