M.Sc. On Campus

Counselor Education

Florida International University

12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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During your MS in Counselor Education program from Florida International University, you will be guided by expert faculty. Each track shares common counseling courses and supervised clinical experiences to help you develop into a counselingprofessional. Specialized courses in each track will help you become proficient in your major.


Whether you are interested in working with students in schools, adults in community mental health agencies, veterans, or persons with disabilities, we have a MS in Counselor Education program from Florida International University that is right for you.

This program offeres three major tracks:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling

In this track, you will focus on building the awareness, skills and techniques that will make you an effective mental health counselor to individuals across the lifespan. You will learn to provide individual and group counseling to individuals from diverse cultural groups and how to diagnose mental disorders.

  • Rehabilitation Counseling 

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 and private rehabilitation centers.

  • School Counseling
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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Program Evaluation in Counseling & School Psychology
  • Human Development Across Lifespan
  • Counseling Skills and Techniques 
  • Personality Theories 
  • Educational Vocational Counseling 
  • Cross Cultural Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Human Sexuality Counseling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade point average. A minimum of 3.2 or higher in upper division coursework (at least 60 semester hours). 
  • Quality of written recommendations. A recommendation would be considered marginal if the candidate were recommended with reservations.
  • Evidence of related educational background and experiences 
  • Evidence of applicant’s clarity in presenting their ideas and thoughts in an autobiographical sketch 
  • Willingness to commit oneself to the time (including time for field experience) necessary for training
  • Evidence of professionalism and maturity 
  • Recent resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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