New York University

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Graduate program in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate program in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The 57-credit program in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness prepares graduates as mental health counselors working with both individuals and groups in a broad spectrum of settings including community agencies, university counseling programs, mental health centers, hospitals, HIV and AIDS outreach programs, and substance abuse treatment centers. Unique graduate-level study abroad/study away courses are offered in London, England and New Orleans. Graduates of the program are eligible for New York State Licensure in Mental Health Counseling and additionally eligible to take the National Counselors Exam to become a national certified counselor. Completion of New York State Licensure requirements allows one to engage in private psychotherapy practice. Many graduates go on to pursue advanced degrees including doctoral study.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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