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Mercy College

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Counseling


555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY  10522
United States





Program Information

Degree Offered

M.S.- Counseling

Format: Campus, Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science Degree in Counseling is designed to prepare you to work in a school setting as a school counselor and in public and private agencies. You'll have the opportunity to follow any of several career paths in the counseling field. Additionally, completing the 48-credit School Counselor program will likely earn you provisional certification as a school counselor. (Same with the 48-credit Bilingual School Counselor program, too.)

Graduate students who complete the 48-credit Mental Health Counseling program are eligible to sit for the professional licensing examination.

The Master of Science Degree in Counseling qualifies students who complete school internships to receive a New York State certification to work in schools. It can also prepare graduating students to enter the counseling field in an agency setting.

* Counseling
* Counseling with Certification in School Counseling
* Counseling with Certification in School Counseling and a Bilingual Extension
* Mental Health Counseling
* Advanced Certificates in Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling, and in Retirement Counseling.


Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost Per Credit Hour:

$754.00 USD

Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999