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Counseling Schools in Florida

There are 29 schools in the state of Florida offering counseling programs. 1,502 students graduated with degrees from Florida counseling schools in 2010. 1,238 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 117 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 1,466 students graduate from counseling programs in this state each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from counseling programs. Of those, 117 students graduated with certificates in counseling, five with an associate's level degree, 50 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,238 with a degree at the master's level, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

29 counseling schools are located in Florida. Of these, while 13 schools are public, 16 schools are private. While private counseling school tuition varies from $5,005 to $37,836, tuition at a public counseling school varies from $2,190 to $5,238.

Average tuition for programs in counseling is $13,909. The lowest tuition in this gulf state, which is $2,190 each year, is at the College of Central Florida, while the highest tuition for counseling programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami.

Counseling schools in Florida offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Counseling Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,466 students graduate from counseling programs in this state each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from counseling programs. Of those, 117 students graduated with certificates in counseling, five with an associate's level degree, 50 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,238 with a degree at the master's level, and 92 with a doctorate level degree.

Counseling Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 110
  • Certificate 2007: 136
  • Certificate 2008: 125
  • Certificate 2009: 85
  • Certificate 2010: 117
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 8
  • Associate 2008: 1
  • Associate 2009: 7
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 189
  • Bachelor 2007: 186
  • Bachelor 2008: 98
  • Bachelor 2009: 65
  • Bachelor 2010: 50
  • Master 2006: 1156
  • Master 2007: 1088
  • Master 2008: 1110
  • Master 2009: 1136
  • Master 2010: 1238
  • Doctorate 2006: 55
  • Doctorate 2007: 85
  • Doctorate 2008: 97
  • Doctorate 2009: 104
  • Doctorate 2010: 92

Counseling Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 84 programs in counseling. Of these programs, approximately 64.3% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level, the bachelors level, and the associates level.

Counseling Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 5
  • Master: 54
  • Doctorate: 12

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23660
  • 25th Percentile: 27430
  • Median: 32940
  • 75th Percentile: 39520
  • 90th Percentile: 46760

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27830
  • 25th Percentile: 32430
  • Median: 40260
  • 75th Percentile: 53550
  • 90th Percentile: 73500

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32540
  • 25th Percentile: 40580
  • Median: 51750
  • 75th Percentile: 68490
  • 90th Percentile: 84040

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25370
  • 25th Percentile: 31160
  • Median: 38370
  • 75th Percentile: 48420
  • 90th Percentile: 59710

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Credit Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26980
  • 25th Percentile: 31540
  • Median: 36390
  • 75th Percentile: 45240
  • 90th Percentile: 59550

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23460
  • 25th Percentile: 31890
  • Median: 40880
  • 75th Percentile: 52580
  • 90th Percentile: 65700

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Marriage and Family Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 23210
  • 25th Percentile: 30520
  • Median: 38190
  • 75th Percentile: 47690
  • 90th Percentile: 57620

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Counselors, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18510
  • 25th Percentile: 26020
  • Median: 32170
  • 75th Percentile: 40850
  • 90th Percentile: 56470

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29080
  • Median Salary 2007: 32370
  • Median Salary 2008: 32590
  • Median Salary 2009: 32430
  • Median Salary 2010: 32940
  • Total Employed 2006: 3670
  • Total Employed 2007: 3550
  • Total Employed 2008: 3250
  • Total Employed 2009: 3330
  • Total Employed 2010: 4060

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37275
  • Median Salary 2007: 38880
  • Median Salary 2008: 40040
  • Median Salary 2009: 41120
  • Median Salary 2010: 40260
  • Total Employed 2006: 1165
  • Total Employed 2007: 1180
  • Total Employed 2008: 1150
  • Total Employed 2009: 850
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48480
  • Median Salary 2007: 50940
  • Median Salary 2008: 50640
  • Median Salary 2009: 51420
  • Median Salary 2010: 51750
  • Total Employed 2006: 9480
  • Total Employed 2007: 10310
  • Total Employed 2008: 11560
  • Total Employed 2009: 11180
  • Total Employed 2010: 10780

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35130
  • Median Salary 2007: 35870
  • Median Salary 2008: 36770
  • Median Salary 2009: 37690
  • Median Salary 2010: 38370
  • Total Employed 2006: 4390
  • Total Employed 2007: 3720
  • Total Employed 2008: 3890
  • Total Employed 2009: 4410
  • Total Employed 2010: 4790

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

Credit Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31630
  • Median Salary 2007: 34600
  • Median Salary 2008: 36060
  • Median Salary 2009: 36910
  • Median Salary 2010: 36390
  • Total Employed 2006: 2260
  • Total Employed 2007: 1940
  • Total Employed 2008: 1290
  • Total Employed 2009: 1180
  • Total Employed 2010: 1940

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33270
  • Median Salary 2007: 35530
  • Median Salary 2008: 36080
  • Median Salary 2009: 39170
  • Median Salary 2010: 40880
  • Total Employed 2006: 4040
  • Total Employed 2007: 3700
  • Total Employed 2008: 3140
  • Total Employed 2009: 3510
  • Total Employed 2010: 3470

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

Marriage and Family Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39820
  • Median Salary 2007: 41490
  • Median Salary 2008: 38140
  • Median Salary 2009: 38840
  • Median Salary 2010: 38190
  • Total Employed 2006: 880
  • Total Employed 2007: 880
  • Total Employed 2008: 1290
  • Total Employed 2009: 1700
  • Total Employed 2010: 1910

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

Counselors, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32910
  • Median Salary 2007: 32540
  • Median Salary 2008: 31640
  • Median Salary 2009: 32370
  • Median Salary 2010: 32170
  • Total Employed 2006: 1880
  • Total Employed 2007: 2670
  • Total Employed 2008: 3200
  • Total Employed 2009: 2880
  • Total Employed 2010: 2740

Florida vs National Counseling Employment

Florida vs National Counseling Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 4.694% (30240)

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1. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Southeastern University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lakeland, FL. This school offers two counseling programs. It offers two counseling degrees at the master's level to students. SEU is a 4-year institution.

2. Clearwater Christian College

3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759-4595
(727) 726-1153

Clearwater Christian College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. CCC, which is near the center of the city, is located in Clearwater, FL. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as teaching and sports management. It offers students two degrees at the associates level, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, and one degree at the masters level. 567 students sought degrees from the 32 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

3. The South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary

747 S Federal Hwy
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 428-8980

The South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Deerfield Beach, FL. This school offers five counseling programs. Out of those, it offers two bachelor's level degrees in counseling to students and three counseling degrees at the master's level.

4. The Trinity College of Florida

2430 Welbilt Boulevard
Trinity, FL 34655-4401
(727) 376-6911

The Trinity College of Florida offers one program in counseling and it is in the suburbs of Trinity, Florida. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks fourth in the state of Florida.

5. Carlos Albizu University - Miami

2173 N.W. 99th Avenue
Miami, FL 33172-2209
(305) 593-1223

Carlos Albizu University-Miami offers one program in counseling and it is in Miami, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a 4-year institution.

6. The University of South Florida - Polytechnic

3433 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803-9807
(863) 667-7000

The University of South Florida-Polytechnic is in Lakeland, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and USFP offers one counseling program. USFP is a public 4-year institution.

7. Argosy University - Tampa

1403 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 393-5290

Argosy University-Tampa is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in counseling. It offers students two master's level counseling degrees. Overall, 684 students seek degrees in 18 programs at Argosy.

8. Trinity International University - Florida

8190 West State Road 84
Davie, FL 33324
(954) 382-6400

Trinity International University-Florida is in the suburbs of Davie, Florida and this school offers one counseling program. TIU-Florida is a 4-year institution.

9. Argosy University - Sarasota

5250 17th Street
Sarasota, FL 34235
(941) 379-0404

Argosy University-Sarasota is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida. It offers four programs in counseling. Of those, this school offers two master's level counseling degrees to students and two counseling degrees at the doctorate level. 1,701 students pursue degrees in 22 Argosy University-Sarasota programs, overall.

10. City College - Gainesville

7001 N.W. 4th Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 335-4000

City College-Gainesville offers one counseling program and this school is in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida. It ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

11. South University - West Palm Beach

9801 Belvedere Road
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 273-6500

South University-West Palm Beach is in the suburbs of Royal Palm Beach, Florida and it offers one program in counseling. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

12. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers four programs in counseling. Specifically, it offers students one counseling certificate, two master's level counseling degrees, and one doctorate level degree in counseling. It is a 4-year institution.

13. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL. This university offers two programs in counseling. This university offers two degrees at the master's level in counseling to students. Overall, 40,431 students seek degrees in 206 programs at USF. USF is the ninth largest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling.

14. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is located in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. UCF offers two programs in counseling. UCF offers students two counseling degrees at the master's level. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

15. The University of South Florida Sarasota - Manatee

8350 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243-2049
(941) 359-4200

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida and USFSM offers one counseling program. 1,882 students pursue degrees in 23 University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee programs, overall.

16. Rollins College

1000 Holt Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
(407) 646-2000

Rollins College is in the suburbs of Winter Park, Florida and Rollins offers one program in counseling. This school is a 4-year institution.

17. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida, which is very close to Ocala, Florida, is in a rural setting and this school offers one program in counseling. This large school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling.

18. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University offers three programs in counseling. More specifically, this university offers students one certificate in counseling, one counseling degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in counseling. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boca Raton, FL. 28,270 students seek degrees in 136 Florida Atlantic programs, overall.

19. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida and it offers one counseling program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

20. Stetson University

421 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32723
(386) 822-7000

Stetson University is located in the suburbs of Deland, Florida. It offers three counseling programs. This school offers students three counseling degrees at the master's level. SU is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

21. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Pensacola, FL. This university offers three programs in counseling. Specifically, West Florida offers one counseling degree at the bachelor's level to students and two degrees at the master's level in counseling. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling.

22. Saint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459
(305) 625-6000

Saint Thomas University offers seven programs in counseling. More specifically, STU offers four counseling certificates to students and three master's level degrees in counseling. It is in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida. 2,469 students pursue degrees in 79 Saint Thomas University programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling.

23. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University offers one counseling program and FAMU, which is near the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. This big university is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

24. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This university offers three counseling programs. Of those, NSU offers two degrees at the master's level in counseling to students and one degree at the doctorate level in counseling. 28,741 students seek degrees in 181 programs at this university, overall.

25. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is near the center of the city, is located in Jacksonville, FL. This university offers four programs in counseling. UNF offers four degrees at the master's level in counseling to students. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

26. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Gainesville, FL. UF offers 11 counseling programs. More specifically, Florida offers three counseling certificates to students, five degrees at the master's level in counseling, and three counseling degrees at the doctorate level. 49,827 students pursue degrees in 305 U of F programs, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling.

27. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. It offers three programs in counseling. More specifically, U Miami offers students two master's level counseling degrees and one doctorate level counseling degree. 15,657 students pursue degrees in 266 UM programs, overall.

28. Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 803-2000

Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach offers four counseling programs. Students are offered four degrees at the master's level in counseling by it. This school is located in the center of West Palm Beach. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. In terms of programs, PBA is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling.

29. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tallahassee, FL. Florida State offers eight counseling programs. More specifically, this university offers students two counseling certificates, one counseling degree at the bachelor's level, two master's level counseling degrees, and three doctorate level degrees in counseling. Florida State is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. Florida State is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering counseling in terms of programs.

30. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University is located in Fort Myers, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in counseling. FGCU is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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