Careers Related to Counselor Education

Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapists

Marriage and Family Therapists are highly-prepared professionals who practice psychotherapy within the context of marriage, couples, and family systems. They work in a variety of settings, such as individual and family services, state and local government, outpatient care centers, and private practice.  Click here to learn more about the profession, job outlook, and median salary.

Mental Health Counselors

Mental Health Counselors are highly-prepared professionals who help their clients manage and overcome a variety of mental and emotional problems and disorders. They work in community mental health settings, institutions, hospitals, schools, and private practices.  Click here to learn more about the profession, job outlook, and median salary.

School Counselors

School Counselors are highly-prepared educators who help students with academic achievement, personal and social development, and career and college planning. They work with pre-K-12 students in public and private schools. Click here to learn more about the profession, job outlook, and median salary.

Counselor Educators

Counselor Educators are highly prepared professionals who work with graduate students (master’s and/or doctoral) at the university level and/or as supervisors in schools or agencies. Counselor Educators may also conduct research, secure external funding, and publish and present their scholarly work.  Finally, some Counselor Educators provide clinical and/or consultative services. Click here to learn more about the profession, job outlook, and median salary.