Bethlehem has a general population of 71,329 and an overall student population of 20,642. Approximately 2,057 of Bethlehem's students are enrolled in schools that offer christian counseling programs.
Bethlehem's largest christian counseling school is Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Christian Counseling program at Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in christian counseling in Bethlehem in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $31,250 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a christian counseling program in Bethlehem. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,728 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based christian counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,026.
After graduating with your credentials in christian counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Bethlehem, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,200 counselors in Pennsylvania. Of these counselors, 140 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. The number of counselors in Bethlehem is expected to decrease by -3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Bethlehem is $34,590 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.
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