Through a unique combination of online learning and in-person field experiences, Counseling@NYU teaches the most effective counseling methods using the most advanced technology. Our comprehensive program prepares you to change lives and empower communities within the professional setting that appeals to you most.
Attend live, face-to-face classes wherever you have an Internet connection.
Average class size of 15 students
Various opportunities for collaboration
Recordings of past live sessions available online 24/7
During live classes, you will learn key concepts and collaborate with people who share your passion for changing lives. If you have a question about cross-cultural counseling methods, for example, or if you want to hold a small-group study session about behavioral theory, you can easily do that via the online platform. You can also meet with your professor one-on-one during live office hours.
Immerse yourself in our interactive virtual campus wherever life takes you.
Course work designed by our expert faculty
Self-paced assignments accessible 24/7
User-friendly technology platform
Using our interactive virtual campus, you will complete self-paced assignments that prepare you for weekly class discussions on topics such as cognitive behavior therapy, positive psychological development, and counseling ethics. Using familiar social media tools, you’ll interact with a diverse group of classmates who will help you develop the sensitivities required to become a well-rounded counselor.
Practice your counseling skills by helping real people overcome real issues and obstacles.
Opportunities to help people near your community
A dedicated field placement team
Hundreds of sites across the country
To help you develop your confidence, you’ll complete counseling labs, practicums, and internships as part of your training. When it’s time to begin your internship, our placement team will work with you to identify a qualified site near your community. Throughout your internship, a certified counselor will help you develop the core counseling skills you need to achieve your career goals.
Go Further with LinkedIn Premium Career
Counseling@NYU students receive LinkedIn Premium Career access, allowing you to send InMail messages to hiring managers, receive interactive interview preparation, and gain additional skills with LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Premium Career helps you grow in your current role or find new jobs that suit you.
Count on our support before you enroll, throughout your time as a student, and after you graduate.
Technology and program support
NYU faculty available during office hours
A worldwide alumni network
Whether you have a question about a grade you received, want to learn more about a certain topic, or simply want to chat, our faculty members will put your needs first. Our dedicated tech support team is available during every class so you can learn without interruption. Learn about our full suite of support services here.