The UCF Department of Counselor Education and School Psychology prepares students for careers as mental health counselors, marriage, couple and family therapists, school counselors, school psychologists and counselor educators. Through strong partnerships with public schools, non-profit organizations, and community agencies and centers, the department provides students with multiple opportunities to engage in embedded field experiences, internships and research. 

Our faculty and students are engaged in several service and research projects that support our local communities. See our projects.

We offer graduate programs in the following areas:

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy
  • School Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Counselor Education

Graduate certificates as well as an undergraduate minor are also available.

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