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Mental Health Schools in Florida

There are 18 schools in the state of Florida offering mental health programs. In 2010, 354 students graduated with degrees from Florida mental health schools. 166 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 114 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 286 students graduate from mental health programs in Florida every year. This accounts for 7% of students who schools in the United States graduate from mental health programs. Of those, 69 students graduated with certificates in mental health, 114 with an associate's level degree, 166 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

18 mental health schools are in this southeastern state. And of these, while 11 schools are public, seven schools are private. While private mental health school tuition varies from $12,866 to $37,836, public mental health school tuition varies from $2,158 to $5,044.

Average tuition for mental health programs is $11,857. While the lowest tuition in Florida, which is $2,158 every year, is at Palm Beach State College, the highest tuition for mental health programs, which is $37,836 per year, is at the University of Miami.

Schools in Florida offer certificates, associates degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in mental health.

Mental Health Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

On average, 286 students graduate from mental health programs in Florida every year. This accounts for 7% of students who schools in the United States graduate from mental health programs. Of those, 69 students graduated with certificates in mental health, 114 with an associate's level degree, 166 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Mental Health Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 17
  • Certificate 2007: 29
  • Certificate 2008: 42
  • Certificate 2009: 49
  • Certificate 2010: 69
  • Associate 2006: 88
  • Associate 2007: 96
  • Associate 2008: 80
  • Associate 2009: 71
  • Associate 2010: 114
  • Master 2006: 69
  • Master 2007: 80
  • Master 2008: 95
  • Master 2009: 102
  • Master 2010: 166
  • Doctorate 2006: 7
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 10
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Mental Health Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 25 programs in mental health. Of these programs, approximately 40% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Mental Health Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 10
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

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

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

Psychiatrists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 89500
  • 25th Percentile: 131500
  • Median: 166400
  • 75th Percentile: 166400
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

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

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

Psychiatrists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 142680
  • Median Salary 2007: 145030
  • Median Salary 2008: 155210
  • Median Salary 2009: 163330
  • Median Salary 2010: 166400
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 790
  • Total Employed 2009: 720
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Florida vs National Mental Health Employment

Florida vs National Mental Health Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 3.993% (5310)

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1. Florida Keys Community College

5901 College Rd
Key West, FL 33040
(305) 296-9081

Founded in 1965, Florida Keys Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college is in Key West, FL. This college offers ten certificates and ten degrees at the associates level to students. 1,439 students pursued degrees from the 18 programs at this college in 2010. This community college offers subjects such as education and business management. This community college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

2. The Brewster Technical Center

2222 N Tampa St
Tampa, FL 33602-2196
(813) 276-5448

The Brewster Technical Center is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL. It offers students 16 certificates. 456 students sought degrees from the 16 programs at this vocational school in 2010. It offers subjects such as web design and allied health. It is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. This public school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

3. Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc

2121 W Oakland Pk Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(954) 714-0061

Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc is a for-profit institution. It is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This school offers subjects including nursing assisting, pharmacy technology, and mental health. It offers students seven certificates. In 2010, 55 students sought degrees from the seven programs at this nursing school. It is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. This school is one of 7 nursing schools in Florida.

4. Argosy University - Tampa

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

Argosy University-Tampa is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one mental health program. This very small school is a for-profit 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health.

5. The Atlantic Technical Center

4700 Coconut Creek Parkway
Coconut Creek, FL 33063-3902
(754) 321-5100

The Atlantic Technical Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. It is in the suburbs of Coconut Creek, Florida. It offers subjects including web design, law, and health science. Students are offered 28 certificates by this public school. 925 students pursued degrees from the 28 programs at this school in 2010. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this vocational school. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

6. Argosy University - Sarasota

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

Argosy University-Sarasota is located in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida and Argosy offers one mental health program. Overall, 1,701 students seek degrees in 22 programs at this school. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

7. City College - Gainesville

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

City College-Gainesville is located in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida and it offers one program in mental health. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health.

8. South University - West Palm Beach

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

South University-West Palm Beach offers one program in mental health and it is located in the suburbs of Royal Palm Beach, Florida. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health programs.

9. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College offers two mental health programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in mental health and one associate's level degree in mental health. SPC is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health programs.

10. The College of Central Florida

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

The College of Central Florida is located in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and CF offers one program in mental health. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. CF is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health in terms of programs.

11. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College is in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida and IRSC offers one mental health program. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health programs.

12. Gulf Coast Community College

5230 West U.S. Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 769-1551

Gulf Coast Community College is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1957. GCSC, which is near the center of the city, is in Panama City, FL. It offers subjects such as EMT and video production. GCSC offers students 22 certificates and 31 degrees at the associates level. 7,207 students sought degrees from the 43 programs at GCSC in 2010. GCSC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

13. Stetson University

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

Stetson University is located in the suburbs of Deland, Florida and SU offers one mental health program. SU is a 4-year institution. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

14. Saint Thomas University

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

Saint Thomas University is in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida and STU offers one program in mental health. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the third largest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health.

15. Pasco-Hernando Community College - Hernando Community College

10230 Ridge Road
New Port Richey, FL 34654-5199
(727) 847-2727

Pasco-Hernando Community College-Hernando Community College offers two mental health programs. Of those, students are offered one mental health certificate by this college and one degree at the associate's level in mental health. This college is in the suburbs of New Port Richey, Florida. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health in terms of programs.

16. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College offers one mental health program and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL. This large college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health.

17. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College is near the center of the city. MDC offers two programs in mental health. More specifically, MDC offers one mental health certificate to students and one mental health degree at the associate's level. Miami Dade is a public 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in mental health.

18. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College offers two mental health programs. Of those, students are offered one mental health certificate by this school and one associate's level mental health degree. It is located in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. This public school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Florida.

19. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville is located in the center of Jacksonville and it offers one mental health program. 28,642 students pursue degrees in 128 Florida State College at Jacksonville programs, overall. This public school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health.

20. Tallahassee Community College

444 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
(850) 201-6200

Founded in 1966, Tallahassee Community College is a public 2-year institution. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Tallahassee, FL. It offers subjects such as allied health and forensic nursing. Students are offered 22 certificates and 26 degrees at the associates level by it. 14,739 students pursued degrees from the 42 programs at this community college in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

21. The University of North Florida

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

The University of North Florida offers one mental health program and UNF, which is 9.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Jacksonville, FL. UNF is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health in terms of programs.

22. The University of Florida

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

The University of Florida offers three mental health programs. Specifically, this university offers one mental health certificate to students, one master's level mental health degree, and one doctorate level degree in mental health. This research university, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Gainesville, FL. Overall, 49,827 students pursue degrees in 305 programs at this university. It is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health in terms of programs.

23. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Daytona Beach, FL. This school offers two programs in mental health. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in mental health and one associate's level mental health degree. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health programs.

24. The University of Miami

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

The University of Miami is located in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida and the U of M offers one mental health program. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of programs, this university is the seventh largest institution in the state of Florida offering mental health.

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