Department of Counselor Education

Welcome to the Department of Counselor Education

The Counselor Education Program at Stetson University is proudly C.A.C.R.E.P. accredited. We pride ourselves on providing principled and quality counselors with a passion for helping others. Our program focuses on diversity, religious and spiritual, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds in a counseling setting. Our students leave with a solid foundation based on standards within the counseling profession as embodied by the American Counseling Association.

It is critical that our students have a strong foundation of support during their time throughout our program. In the Department of Counselor Education, we integrate this by teaching and providing additional support and encouragement to our students alongside our offices of Student Success, Diversity and Inclusion, and many others. Our students are left with a sense of empowerment and balance to carry them through a successful journey. 

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Campus Locations

DeLand: 421 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32723

Valencia: 1800 Denn John Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34744

Addressing Systemic Racism

Our Counselor Education Department is committed to continual growth and development just as we ask each of you to be while on your journey to becoming a counselor.  As a department, our plan has three components – education, support, and advocacy. We will have a consistently evolving plan in which one phase is informed by and builds upon the others. Please continue to check back as our webpage will continue to evolve as well. Access our action plan for Addressing Systemic Racism.

Degrees and Programs

Certification, Endorsement, Licensure

Our program accepts post-baccalaureate students for the purpose of satisfying certification or licensure. If a student holds a Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs-accredited master's degree in any area, an endorsement for another specialty may be received by completing an endorsement-only program.


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If you are interested in our Counselor Education program and want to find out more about becoming a student please review our admissions information.