In Tennessee an estimated 17 students graduate from mental health schools every year. Tennessee has 1 mental health schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying mental health. Yearly tuition at mental health schools in Tennessee for a degree in mental health is $11,660 per year.
The largest mental health school in Tennessee, by student population is Lee University. It is located in Cleveland. Approximately 17 students graduated with a mental health degree from Lee University in 2009, which is 100% of the total state mental health graduates for that year. Tuition at Lee University, was $11,660 per year in 2010.
A majority of those with a degree in mental health choose to become mental health counselors. The job outlook for mental health counselors in Tennessee is good. There are currently an estimated 2,670 mental health counselors working in Tennessee. And the government projects that this number will increase by 19%, or to 3,190 mental health counselors by the year 2018.
If you work as a mental health counselor in Tennessee, your yearly salary can range from less than $23,226 to more than $43,690. In Tennessee, mental health counselors make an average of $30,714 per year.