Best Health Degrees Releases National Rankings of Counseling Bachelor’s Programs

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Best Health Degrees (, an independent, free online source for information on healthcare degrees and careers, has released three rankings of the best Counseling Bachelor’s degree programs in the US:

25 Best Counseling Bachelor’s Programs for 2022

15 Best Online Counseling Bachelor’s Programs for 2022

10 Most Affordable Online Counseling Bachelor’s Programs for 2022

The Top 3 Counseling Bachelor’s Programs for 2022 are:

  1. University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC
  2. Oregon Institute of TechnologyKlamath Falls, OR
  3. LeTourneau UniversityLongview, TX

The Top 3 Online Counseling Bachelor’s Programs for 2022 are:

  1. Washington State University Global Campus – Pullman, WA
  2. Central Washington UniversityEllensburg, WA
  3. University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH

The Top 3 Fastest Online Counseling Bachelor’s Programs for 2022 are:

  1. Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, KY
  2. Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA
  3. Jessup University – Rocklin, CA

A complete list of all institutions ranked is included at the end of this release.

"Of all college and university majors, Psychology is the most popular and career opportunities are abundant, according to the American Psychological Association," Best Health Degrees editors explain; "Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects careers for mental health counselors with a bachelor’s degree to grow 23 percent through 2024 which is much faster than the national average." As they go on to explain, "If you have a passion for helping people and have good listening skills, excellent communication abilities, along with strong people skills, you have the basic qualities needed to be a Mental Health or Rehabilitation Counselor." The editors state, "An undergraduate degree in psychology with a specialization in counseling will prepare you for entry-level careers working with licensed social workers or psychologists in substance abuse, mental health, and behavioral disorders." They explain, "The Center for Disease Control reported that, in 2019, 19.2% of Americans had received some form of mental health counseling."

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All Institutions in the Best Counseling Bachelor’s Rankings (in alphabetical order):

Alaska Pacific UniversityAnchorage, AK
Averett University – Danville, VA
Capella UniversityMinneapolis, MN
Central Washington UniversityEllensburg, WA
Clarks Summit University – Clarks Summit, PA
Coker University – Hartsville, SC
Colorado Christian UniversityLakewood, CO
Cornerstone UniversityGrand Rapids, MI
Crown College (MN) – St Bonifacius, MN
Curry CollegeMilton, MA
Delaware Valley University – Doylestown, PA
East Central UniversityAda, OK
Eastern Kentucky UniversityRichmond, KY
Ecclesia College – Springdale, AR
Emmanuel College (GA) – Franklin Springs, GA
Emmanuel College (MA) – Boston, MA
Faulkner UniversityMontgomery, AL
Georgian Court University w/  Rutgers School of Health Professions – Lakewood, NJ
Grand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AZ
Jessup University – Rocklin, CA
Johnson & Wales University – Providence, RI
Kansas Wesleyan UniversitySalina, KS
Kentucky Christian University – Grayson, KY
LeTourneau UniversityLongview, TX
Lesley University – Cambridge, MA
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA
Life Pacific UniversitySan Dimas, CA
Maryville College (TN) – Maryville, TN
Mid-Atlantic Christian University – Elizabeth City, NC
Morningside College (Iowa) – Sioux City, IA
Oak Hills Christian CollegeBemidji, MN
Oklahoma Baptist UniversityShawnee, OK
Oregon Institute of TechnologyKlamath Falls, OR
Ottawa UniversityOttawa, KS
Paine CollegeAugusta, GA
Prescott CollegePrescott, AZ
Regent UniversityVirginia Beach, VA
Saint Leo University – St Leo, FL
Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NH
Southwestern Assemblies of God UniversityWaxahachie, TX
Trinity College of FloridaTrinity, FL
University of CincinnatiCincinnati, OH
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC
University of South Dakota – Vermillion, SD
Washington Adventist University – Takoma Park, MD
Washington State University Global Campus – Pullman, WA
William James CollegeNewton, MA

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