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

NYU Steinhardt’s Master’s Degree in Counseling and Guidance

Earn Your MA Online from Our MPCAC-Accredited Program

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

NYU Steinhardt’s master of arts in Counseling and Guidance program prepares students to become impactful school counselors capable of guiding pre-K–12 students toward success. You will learn from the same NYU Steinhardt faculty and curriculum as the on-campus program with the convenience and flexibility of online learning.

This Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)-accredited program is designed to develop your ability to build meaningful relationships with children, teachers, and parents in both public- and private-school settings. By applying key school counseling techniques to assessment, intervention, case conceptualization, and advocacy, you can play a key role in helping children and adolescents achieve their goals.

Earning Your NYU Steinhardt Degree Online

Counseling@NYU is an online master’s program in counseling and guidance that can be completed in as few as 18 months and features an immersion experience at NYU Steinhardt’s New York City campus. Concentrations are offered in school counseling and bilingual school counseling. As an online student, you will:

  • Attend live, online courses that allow you to interact with both your professor and classmates, and even participate in break-out sessions.
  • Collaborate with NYU Steinhardt’s diverse online student body spread throughout 26 states, with a globe-spanning range of unique perspectives.
  • Participate in a practicum and internship at a site near your community, facilitated by NYU Steinhardt field-placement specialists.
  • Enjoy a complimentary Global Access WeWork membership that helps you attend class with fewer interruptions, connect with students during in-person study groups, and participate in networking events.
  • Build on your career progress with LinkedIn Premium Career, offering exclusive insights into job postings, access to hiring managers, interactive interview preparation, and salary information.
  • Connect with a dedicated student advisor who will help you throughout the program.
  • Gain access to NYU’s extensive library, student services, and career resources.

Admission Requirements

GRE scores are not required for admission. Admissions standards for the online MA in Counseling and Guidance are the same as on-campus requirements.

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