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Mental Health Schools in Illinois

Mental Health Schools in Illinois

Every year approximately 65 students graduate with a degree in mental health from Illinois schools. If you too are interested in studying mental health, Illinois has 7 mental health schools from which you can choose. Tuition at Illinois's mental health schools is approximately $5,249 per year for a degree in mental health.

Located in Ullin, Shawnee Community College is the largest mental health school in Illinois, based on student population. Approximately 31 students graduated with a mental health degree from Shawnee Community College in 2009, which is 48% of the total state mental health graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Shawnee Community College, you can expect to pay approximately $2,310 per year to earn your degree in mental health.

Mental Health Salaries and Career Outlook in Illinois

A majority of mental health graduates choose to work as mental health counselors. 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 Illinois is good. In Illinois, there are currently about 4,880 mental health counselors. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 26%, or to 6,160 mental health counselors.

In Illinois, as a mental health counselor, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $23,489 per year to more than $60,496 per year. In Illinois, mental health counselors make an average of $35,794 per year.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Mental Health Degree in Illinois
  • Associates Degree in Mental Health
  • Bachelors Degree in Mental Health
  • Mental Health Classes
  • Mental Health Courses
  • Mental Health Training

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  1. 1Moraine Valley Community CollegeMoraine Valley Community College

    Address:
    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Illinois Central CollegeIllinois Central College

    Address:
    One College Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61635-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeCity Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College

    Address:
    4300 N Narragansett, Chicago, Illinois 60634-1500

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Elgin Community CollegeElgin Community College

    Address:
    1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois 60123-7193

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5Roosevelt UniversityRoosevelt University

    Address:
    430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6Southeastern Illinois CollegeSoutheastern Illinois College

    Address:
    3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  7. 7Shawnee Community CollegeShawnee Community College

    Address:
    8364 Shawnee College Rd, Ullin, Illinois 62992

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

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