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Guidance Counselor Degree at Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001481
  • Phone: (561) 297-3000

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  • Phone: (561) 297-3040

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  • Phone: (561) 297-3530

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Guidance Counselor Degree

The guidance counselor program at Florida Atlantic University prepares students for careers as university professors, school administrators, and educational consultants, as well as school counselors. The program focuses on applying theory and principles of guidance and counseling to the provision of support for the personal, social, educational, and vocational development of students, as well as organizing guidance services within educational institutions. Program courses include: legal and professional requirements, therapeutic counselor intervention, vocational counseling, and related sociological and psychological foundations. Get more details below including other Florida colleges that offer guidance counselor degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Guidance Counselor Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Florida Atlantic University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Master's Degree
  • Post-Masters Certificate
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Master's Degree37
    Post-Masters Certificate5

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male6
    Female36

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian3
    Black3
    Hispanic8
    White28

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Guidance Counselor program at FAU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors

  • Description:

    Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, educational, vocational, and school counselors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.0% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Guidance Counselor Programs in Florida

Guidance Counselor programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Palm Beach Atlantic University - West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL
Type: 4-Year Private College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Saint Thomas University

Miami Gardens, FL
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Florida International University

Miami, FL
Type: 4-Year Public College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, FL
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
University of South Florida - Polytechnic

Lakeland, FL
Type: 4-Year Public College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Southeastern University

Lakeland, FL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL
Type: 4-Year Public College

54 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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University of South Florida

Tampa, FL
Type: 4-Year Public College

30 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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Stetson University

DeLand, FL
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M)
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University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
Type: 4-Year Public College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Guidance Counselor (M,D)
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services (M,D)