Interested in helping others?
We offer three programs, nationally accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), that help you find the best path for your counseling career. Whether you are interested in working with students in schools, adults in community mental health agencies, veterans, or persons with disabilities, we have a program that is right for you.
During your academic program, you will be guided by expert faculty. Each track shares common counseling courses and supervised clinical experiences to help you develop into
The FIU Counselor Education program and its faculty will strive to be leaders by educating and training diverse students in an urban, public, research university through excellence in teaching, transformative research, and substantial service to the university, profession and local/global community.
Program Director: Dr. Sandra Logan
Counselor Education Major Tracks
Clinical Mental Health Counseling — CACREP Accredited
In this track, you will focus on building the awareness, skills
Successfully completing the program will make you eligible for national certification and state licensure in mental health counseling.
Rehabilitation Counseling — CACREP Accredited
Along with mastering the techniques and skills that will help you become a qualified counselor, you will learn how to work with individuals with disabilities and chronic disorders being served in community settings, state vocational rehabilitation agencies
School Counseling — CACREP Accredited and fully approved by the Florida Department of Education
This program prepares you to become an effective school counselor who can work with diverse and multicultural children, their parents and teachers in K-12 school settings. You will also learn how school counseling programs are organized and administered.
Upon graduation, you will be eligible for national school counselor certification and Florida Department of Education school guidance and counseling certification.