Arnold has a total population of 23,422 and a student population of 16,741. Of these students, 16,741 are enrolled in schools that offer mental health programs.
Arnold's largest mental health school is Anne Arundel Community College. In 2010, Anne Arundel Community College graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in mental health.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a mental health degree from one of Arnold's mental health schools. In 2009 tuition at mental health schools in Arnold was $2,920 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,399 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a mental health program in Arnold.
Many mental health graduates choose to work as mental health counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arnold, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,070 mental health counselors in Maryland, 1,170 were working in the greater Arnold area. The government projects that the number of mental health counselors in Arnold will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
As a mental health counselor in Arnold, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for mental health counselors in the state.