Each year, an average of 72 students graduate from mental health schools in Alaska. Alaska has 1 mental health schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying mental health. Yearly tuition at mental health schools in Alaska for a degree in mental health is $4,910 per year.
University of Alaska Anchorage is the largest mental health school in the state of Alaska, based on number of students. It is located in Anchorage. Approximately 72 students graduated with a mental health degree from University of Alaska Anchorage in 2009, which was 100% of the total state mental health graduates for that year. If you decide to attend University of Alaska Anchorage, you can expect to pay approximately $4,910 per year to earn your degree in mental health.
Mental Health Counselor is the most popular career choice for those who graduate with credentials in mental health. If after graduation, you are planning on working in Alaska, it is important to know that the job outlook for mental health graduates in the state is not very good. Approximately 330 mental health counselors are currently working in Alaska. This number is projected to decrease to 380 by the year 2018. This indicates a 0% change in the number of mental health counselors in Alaska.
As a mental health counselor in Alaska you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $31,850 per year to more than $67,280 per year. The median salary for mental health counselors in Alaska is $44,347 per year.