Department of Counseling, Recreation and School Psychology

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs and courses for students interested in working in a variety of urban and multicultural settings, such as schools, mental health agencies, rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, athletic centers, and sport organizations.

We also offer support and service courses in educational psychology and research for programs throughout the School of Education and Human Development.

CRSP Philosophy Statement:

We believe education is a transformative process that has the power to change lives and create a more just and equitable society. We are committed to the development and success of our students, providing them with the resources and support they need to thrive.

Our philosophy is based on the following principles:

  • Student-centered learning: We prioritize the needs and goals of students and strive to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that values the diversity of students' backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, fostering their academic and personal growth.
  • Evidence-based research: Our faculty conduct cutting-edge research initiatives and provide opportunities for students to apply and produce evidence in their respective fields.
  • High expectations: We set high expectations for students, offering state-of-the-art knowledge, challenging coursework, research opportunities, experiential learning, and comprehensive support services.
  • Collaboration, community, and engagement: We build our FIU community and foster collaborative engagement with local and global communities through peer mentoring, group projects, partnerships, service activities, and engagement opportunities.
  • Excellence and continuous improvement. We are committed to excellence and continuous improvement of our programs and services through assessment, feedback, and evaluation from students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders.
  • Ethical and critical thinking. We educate students to develop professional ethical and critical thinking skills, promoting their application to real-world problems and issues. We provide knowledge, skills, and opportunities for students to make a positive impact in the world.


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Contact Us

Department of Counseling, Recreation and School Psychology
11200 SW 8th Street, ZEB 310
Miami, FL 33199
Tel: 305-348-9905