Florida Psychologists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Psychologists in Florida

Fast Facts for Psychologists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Gainesville and Sarasota
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tampa and Orlando
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Orlando and Tampa

Salaries for Psychologists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Orlando and Tallahassee

Schools for Psychologists in Florida are listed below.

Selected Psychology 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 - General Psychology, MS in Psychology, MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization, 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

Sacred Heart University Online 

  • Programs: Master of Science in Applied Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Community Psychology, Master of Science in Applied Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
Keiser University Campus
Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Lakeland, 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, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

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: AA in Psychology
  • Degrees: Associate
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: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Argosy University
Phoenix, Sarasota, Tampa

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Psychology (BA) (Online), Psychology (BA), Forensic Psychology (MA) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • 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, Industrial/Organizational Psychology - MSIOP (Master's)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
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More Florida Psychology Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach Masters 3,434
Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus Miami Doctorate 1,092
Clearwater Christian College Clearwater Masters 594
Eckerd College Saint Petersburg Bachelor 2,544
Edward Waters College Jacksonville Bachelor 811
Flagler College Saint Augustine Bachelor 2,537
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 Institute of Technology Melbourne Doctorate 5,118
Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens Masters 1,750
Florida Southern College Lakeland Masters 2,295
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Hodges University Naples Masters 1,699
Lynn University Boca Raton Doctorate 2,549
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Doctorate & First Professional 27,518
Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Doctorate 3,291
Rollins College Winter Park Masters 3,453
Saint Leo University Saint Leo Masters 13,788
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens Doctorate & First Professional 2,407
Southeastern University Lakeland Lakeland Masters 3,069
Stetson University DeLand Masters & First Professional 3,721
The University of Tampa Tampa Masters 5,628
The University of West Florida Pensacola Doctorate 10,358
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
Warner University Lake Wales Masters 1,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Psychologists

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 Psychologists 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 $94580 3.69
Jacksonville 60 $83530 1.08
Orlando 140 $91820 1.42
Kissimmee 140 $91820 1.42
Sanford 140 $91820 1.42
Palm Bay 30 $0 1.92
Melbourne 30 $0 1.92
Titusville 30 $0 1.92
Pensacola 60 $79560 3.86
Ferry Pass 60 $79560 3.86
Brent 60 $79560 3.86
Lakeland 30 $45580 1.78
Winter Haven 30 $45580 1.78
Miami 420 $77000 1.92
Fort Lauderdale 420 $77000 1.92
West Palm Beach 420 $77000 1.92
North Port 70 $99220 2.7
Sarasota 70 $99220 2.7
Bradenton 70 $99220 2.7
Tallahassee 0 $58950 0
Tampa 430 $89030 3.9
St. Petersburg 430 $89030 3.9
Clearwater 430 $89030 3.9
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