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

Earn Your Degree from NYU Steinhardt in As Few As 21 Months

NYU Steinhardt’s online master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness program teaches aspiring mental health counselors how to help clients of all ages and backgrounds lead lives of health, wellness, and meaning.

With NYU Steinhardt faculty and the same curriculum as the on-campus program, Counseling@NYU focuses on enhancing your ability to become a leader, team player, and facilitator in the mental health and wellness field. After completing this Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)-accredited program, you will be prepared to pursue a career in a mental health center, addiction treatment center, community agency, or private practice.

Why Earn Your Degree Online through NYU Steinhardt?

The online master’s in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis and features one immersion experience at NYU Steinhardt’s New York City campus. As a student, you will:

Attend special populations courses and applied content courses, which provide a broad-based counseling education as well as the opportunity to tailor your studies to specific interests

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, helping you 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