Florida Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Counselors in Florida

Fast Facts for Counselors in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tallahassee, Fort Walton Beach and Gainesville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Bay, West Palm Beach and Orlando
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Salaries for Counselors in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie and Gainesville

Schools for Counselors in Florida are listed below.

Selected Counselors Schools in Florida

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MS in Psychology - Addictions, MS in Psychology - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, M.Div: Pastoral Counseling, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Consumer Behavior, Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Organizational Behavior
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Psychology - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South University
Tampa, West Palm Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA), Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Join the community of thought leaders at University of the Rockies. Pursue your graduate degree from the University’s School of Professional Psychology or School of Organizational Leadership.

  • Programs: MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization , Doctor of Psychology, Mediation & Conflict Resolution, MA in Psychology, General Psychology
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Melbourne, Miami, New Port Richey, Orlando, Port Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, West Palm Beach

For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • Programs: PhD in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Master of Science in Psychology
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: MAMFT - Military Family Therapy, Child & Adolescent Therapy - PhD In Marriage/Family Therapy, Medical Family Therapy - PhD In Marriage/Family Therapy, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
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More Florida Counselors Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
City College Gainesville Gainesville Bachelor 217
Clearwater Christian College Clearwater Masters 594
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee Masters & First Professional 11,562
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Doctorate 26,193
Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers Doctorate 9,339
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Doctorate 3,291
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens Doctorate & First Professional 2,407
Stetson University DeLand Masters & First Professional 3,721
The University of West Florida Pensacola Doctorate 10,358
Trinity College of Florida Trinity Bachelor 185
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
University of Florida Gainesville Doctorate & First Professional 51,725
University of Miami Coral Gables Doctorate 15,449
University of North Florida Jacksonville Doctorate 16,406
University of South Florida Tampa Doctorate & First Professional 44,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Counselors relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 40 $37730 1.53
Jacksonville 80 $35880 0.7
Cape Coral 30 $38290 0.76
Fort Myers 30 $38290 0.76
Deltona 80 $35040 2.26
Daytona Beach 80 $35040 2.26
Ormond Beach 80 $35040 2.26
Orlando 240 $36600 1.12
Kissimmee 240 $36600 1.12
Sanford 240 $36600 1.12
Palm Bay 50 $33490 1.34
Melbourne 50 $33490 1.34
Titusville 50 $33490 1.34
Pensacola 50 $36730 1.61
Ferry Pass 50 $36730 1.61
Brent 50 $36730 1.61
Port St. Lucie 30 $49560 1.21
Miami 920 $52790 1.97
Fort Lauderdale 920 $52790 1.97
West Palm Beach 920 $52790 1.97
Tampa 550 $36440 2.36
St. Petersburg 550 $36440 2.36
Clearwater 550 $36440 2.36
North Port 70 $40400 1.3
Sarasota 70 $40400 1.3
Bradenton 70 $40400 1.3
Ocala 50 $32020 2.89
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