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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 12 students earned their Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in TX.

As a degree choice, Mental Health Nursing is the 14th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Texas

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In Texas, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with men than with women.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.3%
  • Black or African American: 41.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 25.0%
  • White: 16.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Texas

226,270 people in the state and 3,187,320 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a psychiatric/mental health nursing grad in the state is $72,890, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Texas that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,083 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $68,300 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
8,263 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
38,644 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,292 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $62,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in TX

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 44% $108,660
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $68,620
Registered Nurses 24% $72,000

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Registered Nursing 18,207
Family Practice Nursing 2,396
Nursing Administration 570
Nursing Education 321
Nurse Anesthetist 228
Nursing Practice 210
Nursing Science 61
Clinical Nurse Specialist 39

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