Most counselors have a master's degree. The most common areas of study are Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Social Work.

What degrees do counselors have?

The most common degree held by counselors is Psychology, held by 15% of counselors. Other common degrees include Counseling Psychology, and Social Work.

Get a detailed breakdown of counselors and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that counselors hold

Degrees % of counselors
Psychology 15%
Counseling Psychology 6%
Social Work 2%

What level of education do counselors have?

Counselors often have similar levels of education. 50% of counselors have a master's degree, with the second most common being a bachelor's degree at 21%.

Level of education that counselors have

Education % of counselors
No education 0%
High school diploma 10%
Certificate or associate degree 19%
Bachelor's degree 21%
Master's degree 50%
Doctorate 0%