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Counselor Eduation
501 Gamble Street
GEC-C 124
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
Program Overview

The Counselor Education Program is a master’s degree program offered in the Department of Educational Leadership and Human Services in the College of Education and provides the educational requirements for graduates to become certified school guidance counselors. This program offers graduate study which emphasizes both didactic and affective experiences as necessary dimensions in the growth and development of professional learners

Special effort is made to sensitize and provide the candidate with experiences and skills to be relevant in working with individuals, groups, couples, families, and populations representing varied backgrounds and motivations. Multi-ethnic and multi-cultural effectiveness constitute a pervasive focus in all program studies.

The Counselor Education program seeks to prepare candidates with skills and competencies that result in excellent leaders of schools and other educational entities. The Master of Education degree sequence in Counselor Education requires a minimum of forty-eight (48) semester hours of graduate coursework in areas required by the state of Florida for certification in school counseling. The Master of Science degree requires a written thesis and 3-6 additional credit hours.