Brooklyn College Of The City University Of New York
Division of Graduate Studies
M.S.Ed.-School Psychologist, Advanced Certificate-School Psychologist
The school counseling program prepares prospective school counselors to work with ethnically and racially diverse populations in New York City public and private schools. Working from a holistic approach, candidates are encouraged to develop the necessary skills for engaging all members of the educational community-parents, administrators, teachers, students, and community organizations-in the process of making schools more responsive, equitable, and caring environments that foster life-long learning and growth. Internships and supervised field experiences are an integral part of our course of study.
The program includes two levels of study: the master of science in education provides graduates with New York State initial certification as school counselors; the advanced certificate in school counseling qualifies candidates with New York State professional certification. A 12-credit specialization in bilingual school counseling is also offered.
Graduates of our program are sought after by public and private schools where they counsel students from kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999