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Fast Facts for Educational 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: Sebastian, Orlando and Sarasota
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Educational Counselors in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cape Coral, Port St. Lucie and Sebastian

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Programs
  • Master of Arts in School Counseling
  • Certificate in School Counseling
  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology program helps students prepare for careers in counseling, marketing/sales, human services, ministry, and more.
  • The School of Psychology & Counseling received a 95% match rate for 4th year Psy.D. student internships in 2015.
  • Programmatic accreditation for psychology programs is provided by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • BA in Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Doctorate in Psychology
  • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
  • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
  • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
  • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
  • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
  • Personal support from application to graduation leading to high retention and graduation rates
Programs
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Available programs include a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health & Counseling.
  • Courses allow students to explore general psychology and behavioral health, as well as several experimental & research concentrations.
  • Psychology programs are available at many of the 11 campus locations across the United States.
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  • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate of Completion in GeroPsychology
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Geropsychology
  • There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
  • Study on your schedule - GCU offers many programs 100% online to fit your busy lifestyle.
  • GCU offers a variety of opportunities to reduce the cost of furthering your education. Campus students may qualify for scholarships, while online students can take part in limited special offers.
  • A regionally accredited university, GCU also holds specialized accreditations and approvals for some of our core program offerings.
  • Degrees in business, education, nursing, humanities and social sciences, theology and more. Find the degree that fits you.
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Programs
  • Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology
  • M.A. Psychology
  • Online Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
  • Listed on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in 2013, for the sixth consecutive year
  • Links students to hundreds of training opportunities (beyond their traditional internships and practicum) at their many “partner agencies” in each of their local communities.
  • Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WUSCUC).
Programs
  • Psychology
  • MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization
  • MS in Psychology - General Psychology
  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addiction, and more.
  • Approved as an education provider by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).
  • Courses cover topics such as addiction science, assessment, prevention, and treatment.
  • Students learn how to identify, plan, and use resources to help improve client situations.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
  • Offers 24/7 online tech support, with a typical response time of 4 hours or less.
  • Has online help centers that offer assistance with writing, statistics, medical assisting, and more.
  • Provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
  • Researches trends for growing fields to tailor a more effective curriculum.
Programs
  • Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Professional School Counseling (PSC)
  • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.

More Florida Educational Counseling Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Fort Myers
Doctorate
9,339
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,291
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
DeLand
Masters & First Professional
3,721
Pensacola
Doctorate
10,358
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725
Jacksonville
Doctorate
16,406
Tampa
Doctorate & First Professional
44,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational 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:
Educational Counselors

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 1230 $59,500
Cape Coral 220 $64,420
Fort Myers 220 $64,420
Crestview 80 $61,500
Fort Walton Beach 80 $61,500
Destin 80 $61,500
Deltona 300 $48,150
Daytona Beach 300 $48,150
Ormond Beach 300 $48,150
Gainesville 190 $46,940
Lakeland 320 $59,800
Winter Haven 320 $59,800
Miami 3630 $50,770
Fort Lauderdale 3630 $50,770
West Palm Beach 3630 $50,770
North Port 240 $50,700
Sarasota 240 $50,700
Bradenton 240 $50,700
Ocala N/A $54,680
Orlando 1140 $47,900
Kissimmee 1140 $47,900
Sanford 1140 $47,900
Palm Bay 340 $46,010
Melbourne 340 $46,010
Titusville 340 $46,010
Pensacola 290 $48,770
Ferry Pass 290 $48,770
Brent 290 $48,770
Punta Gorda 50 $73,490
Sebastian 40 $58,950
Vero Beach 40 $58,950
Sebring 50 $48,130
Tallahassee 290 $53,050
Tampa 1910 $49,030
St. Petersburg 1910 $49,030
Clearwater 1910 $49,030

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