Florida State’s combined doctoral program in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology is designed to enable you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for practice in a variety of applied settings, as well as contributing to the advancement of the profession through research and scholarship. Within this combined program, you will share a common core of experience in research and practice, select a concentration in counseling or school psychology, and have the option of dual concentration. The program is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Upon graduation of the program, you will be eligible to become a licensed psychologist in the state of Florida.
In order to meet minimum University and departmental admission requirements, an applicant must have:
Verbal – 150 or above
Quantitative – 150 or above
Analytical – 4.0 or above
TOEFL (paper-based) – 550
TOEFL (internet-based) – 80
IELTS – 6.5
MELAB – 77
Florida State University
Office of Admissions
282 Champions Way
P.O. Box 3062400
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2400
For this program, the following documents must be uploaded to the Admissions Application Portal:
The application deadlines for this program are as follows:
See Scholarships and Aid.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for psychologists is expected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, which translates to 37,700 new jobs in the field. On average, psychologists make $68,640 per year, which equates to $33.00 per hour.
Robert L. Glueckauf
F. Donald Kelly (Professor Emeritus)
Gary W. Peterson (Professor Emeritus)
Robert C. Reardon (Professor Emeritus)
James Sampson (Professor Emeritus)
Frances Prevatt (Professor Emeritus)