Curriculum Snapshot

The MA in Counseling and Guidance program requires a total of 48 credits and approximately 18 to 33 months to complete based on your cohort start date and overall program length.

In addition to completing one of the course sequences below, you must also complete the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination (CPCE) during your last term in the program. The CPCE is the terminal experience for all Counseling@NYU students.

To see what your course sequence might look like based on your anticipated start date and length of time in the program, view the sample schedules * below:

Fall Cohort Start — Seven-Term Sample Schedule

Fall Cohort Start Seven-Term Sample Schedule
Term Courses
1  (Fall) Foundations of School Counseling** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Practice I** - 3 credits
2  (Winter) Professional Orientation and Ethics for School Counseling** - 3 credits

Practicum in School Counseling** - 3 credits

Cross-Cultural Counseling** - 3 credits
3  (Spring) Research and Evaluation Methods in Behavioral Sciences - 3 credits

Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Human Growth and Development** - 3 credits
4  (Summer) Career Counseling - 3 credits

Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice** - 3 credits
5  (Fall) Internship in School Counseling I - 2 credits

Program Development and Evaluation in Counseling - 3 credits
6  (Winter) Internship in School Counseling II - 2 credits

Assessment of Children and Adolescents - 3 credits
7  (Spring) Internship in School Counseling III - 2 credits

Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

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Fall Cohort Start — 11-Term Sample Schedule

Fall Cohort Start 11-Term Sample Schedule
Term Courses
1  (Fall) Foundations of School Counseling** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process** - 3 credits
2  (Winter) Individual Counseling: Practice I** - 3 credits

Professional Orientation and Ethics for School Counseling** - 3 credits
3  (Spring) Human Growth and Development** - 3 credits

Cross-Cultural Counseling** - 3 credits
4  (Summer) Career Counseling - 3 credits

Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice** - 3 credits
5  (Fall) Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Research and Evaluation Methods in Behavioral Sciences - 3 credits
6  (Winter) Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Program Development and Evaluation in Counseling - 3 credits
7  (Spring) Assessment of Children and Adolescents - 3 credits

Practicum in School Counseling** - 3 credits
8  (Summer) Summer Leave
9  (Fall) Internship in School Counseling I - 2 credits
10  (Winter) Internship in School Counseling II - 2 credits
11  (Spring) Internship in School Counseling III - 2 credits

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Summer Cohort Start — Eight-Term Sample Schedule

Summer Cohort Start Eight-Term Sample Schedule
Term Courses
1  (Summer) Foundations of School Counseling** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Practice I** - 3 credits
2  (Fall) Human Growth and Development** - 3 credits

Research and Evaluation Methods in Behavioral Sciences - 3 credits
3  (Winter) Cross-Cultural Counseling** - 3 credits

Professional Orientation and Ethics for School Counseling** - 3 credits
4  (Spring) Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Practicum in School Counseling** - 3 credits
5  (Summer) Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice** - 3 credits

Career Counseling - 3 credits
6  (Fall) Program Development and Evaluation in Counseling - 3 credits

Internship in School Counseling I - 2 credits
7  (Winter) Assessment of Children and Adolescents - 3 credits

Internship in School Counseling II - 2 credits
8  (Spring) Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Internship in School Counseling III - 2 credits

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Winter Cohort Start — Six-Term Sample Schedule

Winter Cohort Start Six-Term Sample Schedule
Term Courses
1  (Winter) Foundations of School Counseling** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Practice I** - 3 credits

Human Growth and Development** - 3 credits
2  (Spring) Professional Orientation and Ethics for School Counseling** - 3 credits

Practicum in School Counseling** - 3 credits

Cross-Cultural Counseling** - 3 credits
3  (Summer) Research and Evaluation Methods in Behavioral Sciences - 3 credits

Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice** - 3 credits

Career Counseling - 3 credits
4  (Fall) Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Internship in School Counseling I - 2 credits

Program Development and Evaluation in Counseling - 3 credits
5  (Winter) Internship in School Counseling II - 2 credits

Assessment of Children and Adolescents - 3 credits
6  (Spring) Internship in School Counseling III - 2 credits

Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

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Winter Cohort Start — 10-Term Sample Schedule

Winter Cohort Start 10-Term Sample Schedule
Term Courses
1  (Winter) Foundations of School Counseling** - 3 credits

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process** - 3 credits
2  (Spring) Individual Counseling: Practice I** - 3 credits

Professional Orientation and Ethics for School Counseling** - 3 credits
3  (Summer) Cross-Cultural Counseling** - 3 credits

Research and Evaluation Methods in Behavioral Sciences - 3 credits
4  (Fall) Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits

Human Growth and Development - 3 credits
5  (Winter) Assessment of Children and Adolescents - 3 credits

Practicum in School Counseling** - 3 credits
6  (Spring) Program Development and Evaluation in Counseling - 3 credits

Elective or Bilingual School Counseling Specialization Course - 3 credits
7  (Summer) Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice** - 3 credits

Career Counseling - 3 credits
8  (Fall) Internship in School Counseling I - 2 credits
9  (Winter) Internship in School Counseling II - 2 credits
10  (Spring) Internship in School Counseling III - 2 credits

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*These sample course schedules are intended as general guidelines. All students will receive an official plan of study approved by Academic Affairs once enrolled in the program.

** Successful completion of these courses is required prior to internship courses.