Mercy College

School of Social and Behavioral Sciences



555 Broadway

Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Counseling

Format: Campus

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. Specializations: * 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

Facts & Figures

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $754.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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