Mental Health Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 24 accredited schools where mental health classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health training in Florida, which includes mental health training at the following levels:

  • Mental Health Certificate
  • Associates degree in Mental Health
  • Masters degree in Mental Health
  • PhD degree in Mental Health


Schools

  1. Atlantic Technical Center

    4700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, Florida 33063-3902

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  2. College of Central Florida

    3001 SW College Rd, Ocala, Florida 34474

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  3. Daytona State College

    1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

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  4. South University-West Palm Beach

    9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411

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  5. Florida State College at Jacksonville

    501 W State St, Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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  6. Florida Keys Community College

    5901 College Rd, Key West, Florida 33040

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  7. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Gulf Coast Community College

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401

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  9. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  10. Indian River State College

    3209 Virginia Ave, Fort Pierce, Florida 34981-5596

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  11. Miami Dade College

    300 NE 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida 33132-2297

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  12. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  14. Palm Beach State College

    4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, Florida 33461-4796

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  15. Pasco-Hernando Community College

    10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5199

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  16. St Petersburg College

    6021 142nd Ave, Largo, Florida 33760

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  17. Argosy University-Sarasota

    5250 17th Street, Sarasota, Florida 34235

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  18. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  19. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  20. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  21. Brewster Technical Center

    2222 N Tampa St, Tampa, Florida 33602-2196

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  22. Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc

    2121 W Oakland Pk Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311

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  23. City College Branch Campus

    7001 N.W. 4th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32607

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  24. Argosy University-Tampa

    1403 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33607

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Florida 22,800
National 445,580

Of all of the mental health professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Florida

22,200 20,410 18,930 23,490 22,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, mental health is a growing field. In Florida, 600 more mental health professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Florida, this field has grown by 3% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$30,698 $32,454 $28,214 $33,322 $33,474
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of mental health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by mental health professionals are increasing. In 2006 mental health professionals made a mean salary of $30,698 per year, and in 2010 they made $33,474 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$21,996
25th percentile
$26,698
50th percentile
$32,056
75th percentile
$39,262
90th percentile
$47,302

Thus, mental health professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Florida, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mental health. The pay differential between the highest paid mental health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 115%

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Florida

Clinical Psychology
$61,650
Counseling
$46,968
Forensic Psychology
$83,125
Mental Health
$33,474
Psychology
$83,125
School Psychology
$69,870
Social Work
$42,985
Sports Psychology
$69,870

In Florida, mental health professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Mental Health programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
11
bachelor
0
master
8
doctor
1
Certificate
7
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The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited mental health schools in Florida is increasing. In 2006 there were 179 mental health graduates from mental health courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 285 graduates.

This represents a 59% increase in the number of mental health degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. Most of these graduates, or 41%, earned a associate's degree in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Florida

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