Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Career Profiles

Let’s Take a Deeper Look at a Few of Your Career Options:

Mental Health Counselor*

Median Salary: $40,266

As a mental health counselor, you’ll treat, and possibly diagnose, mental health problems and illnesses. This occupation often requires state certification and a master’s education in either counseling or human psychology.

Substance Abuse Counselor*

Median Salary: $38,352

Substance abuse counselors provide therapy to individuals and groups struggling with issues related to alcohol and/or drug use. Employers may include public and private healthcare providers, government agencies and nonprofit organizations that provide counseling services.

Rehabilitation Counselor*

Median Salary: $42,748

Rehabilitation counselors assist individuals in overcoming their mental and/or physical disabilities in order to achieve a higher quality of life. You’ll evaluate a patient’s needs, abilities and goals to create a rehabilitation or treatment plan.

*Payscale.com