NYU Steinhardt’s MPCAC-Accredited Online Master’s Program in School Counseling

Earn Your Degree from NYU Steinhardt in As Few As 18 Months

NYU Steinhardt’s online master of arts in Counseling and Guidance program prepares you to be an impactful school counselor, capable of guiding pre-K–12 students toward success. Taught by NYU Steinhardt faculty with the same curriculum as the on-campus program, Counseling@NYU focuses on each student’s ability to build meaningful relationships with children, teachers, and parents.

This Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)-accredited program is designed for aspiring school counselors who are passionate about helping children and adolescents achieve their personal and academic goals, whether in public or private school settings. While earning your master of arts degree in Counseling and Guidance, you will learn how to apply key school counseling techniques to pre-K–12 youth through assessment, intervention, case conceptualization, and advocacy.

This program is open to individuals across the country and can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Why Earn Your Degree Online through NYU Steinhardt?

Counseling@NYU offers concentrations in school counseling and bilingual school counseling and features an immersion experience at NYU Steinhardt’s New York City campus. As a student, you will:

Learn and apply counseling concepts within a social activism context, with attention to gender, race and ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and ability/disability

Collaborate with NYU Steinhardt’s diverse student body, spread across 26 states, with each student bringing their own unique perspective and experiences

Participate in a practicum and internship at a site near your community, facilitated by NYU Steinhardt field placement specialists

Gain a Global Access WeWork membership, providing a space for you to attend class with fewer interruptions, connect with students during in-person study groups, and participate in networking events

Connect with a dedicated student success advisor who will help you throughout the program and gain access to NYU’s library and student and career services