New York University


Master of Arts in Counseling Degrees


NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development offers two counseling programs: a master of arts in Counseling and Guidance and a master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness. These online master of arts degrees are accredited programs through the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC).

NYU Steinhardt’s master of arts in Counseling and Guidance prepares aspiring school counselor to work with K-12 students in both public and private schools, helping them to achieve their personal and academic goals . The master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness prepares students to help diverse populations reach mental wellness and empower their clients as professional counselors to reach their potential as individuals and members of their community. Each program’s curriculum is paired with clinical training to ensure that students are properly equipped to become professional school or mental health counselors.

Program Highlights

  • Students build relationships with expert faculty and fellow students in live online classes.
  • Practicum and internships are completed at approved placement sites near a student’s community. 
  • Asynchronous and synchronous learning.
  • M.A. in Counseling and Guidance - Specializations in Bilingual School Counseling
  • Immersion experience allows students to come to campus and experience New York City.
  • Full-time and part-time options available.
  • No GRE score required.
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Weekly Live Classes:

Group discussions, evaluation of client-counselor interactions.

Self-Paced Coursework:

Asynchronous learning on track with your cohort.

Local Internship Placements: 

Clinical experience placement specialists.

Learn more about the online counseling education experience from Counseling@NYU.