Each year, in Georgia, an average of 1 students graduate with credentials in mental health. If you too are interested in studying mental health, Georgia has 1 mental health schools from which you can choose. Tuition at Georgia's mental health schools is approximately $2,512 per year for a degree in mental health.
Located in Albany, Darton College is the largest mental health school in Georgia, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated with a mental health degree from Darton College in 2009, which was 100% of the total state mental health graduates for that year. Tuition at Darton College, was $2,512 per year in 2010.
A majority of those with an education in mental health pursue a career as a mental health counselor. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for mental health graduates in Georgia is good. An estimated 1,110 mental health counselors are in Georgia state. And the government projects that this number will increase by 27%, or to 1,410 mental health counselors by the year 2018.
As a mental health counselor in Georgia you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $26,091 per year to more than $53,292 per year. Mental Health Counselors in Georgia earn a median yearly salary of $36,758.