With an overall population of 534,694 and a student population of 61,451, approximately 44,355 of Fort Worth students attend one of Fort Worth's schools that offer mental health programs.
Of the 1 mental health schools in Fort Worth, the largest mental health school, by student population, is Tarrant County College District. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Mental Health program at Tarrant County College District.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a mental health certificate in Fort Worth. If you decide to attend a mental health school in Fort Worth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,200.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,409 for mental health related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a mental health counselor in Fort Worth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 mental health counselors in Texas were working in the greater Fort Worth area. The number of mental health counselors in Fort Worth is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mental health counselors.
As a mental health counselor in Fort Worth, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,600 per year. This is higher than the average salary for mental health counselors in the state.