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Careers in Mental Health

Careers in Mental Health

There is a wide variety of career options in the mental health field, and most are projected to grow significantly in the next decade.



Psychologist

  • 8% projected 10-year job growth
  • 28,100+ jobs as of 2020

Interested in a career as a Psychologist?


Counselor

  • 23% projected 10-year job growth
  • 327,500+ jobs as of 2020

Interested in a career as a Counselor? 

 


Marriage & Family Therapist

  • 16% projected 10-year job growth
  • 73,200+ jobs as of 2020

Interested in a career as a Marriage and Family Therapist?


Social Worker

  • 13% projected 10-year job growth
  • 713,200+ jobs as of 2020

Interested in a career as a Social worker


    Psychiatrist

    • 13% projected 10-year job growth
    • 28100+ jobs as of 2020

    Prepare for a career as a Psychiatrist


    School Counselor

    • 8% projected 10-year job growth
    • 333,500+ jobs as of 2020

    Interested in a Career as a School Counselor?


    Life Coach

    •  53,300+  jobs as of 2016

    Interested in a career as a Life Coach?


    James C. Dobson Center

    We partnered with world-renowned psychologist, author, radio show host, and family expert Dr. James C. Dobson to create the Liberty University James C. Dobson Center for Child Development, Marriage, and Family Studies. The Center for Child Development, Marriage, and Family Studies’  goal is to equip men and women with the knowledge and training they need to influence families and society for Christ through an online master’s degree or bachelor’s degree minor


    Reference:
    Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/