New York University

Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance

Format: Online

Program Description:

Offered through the Department of Applied Psychology, NYU’s online master of arts program in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling@NYU, prepares aspiring school counselors to help children and families lead healthy and meaningful lives. Graduates are collaborative leaders and advocates in elementary, middle, and high schools across the country.  

You will experience a combination of real-world training, interactive online classes, and course work that can be completed based on your schedule. Courses feature principles of social justice and equity, facilitating an in-depth understanding of pre-K-12 students from a range of cultural backgrounds.

To gain in-field training, you will complete internship experiences at schools in or near your community, a counseling lab, and a practicum experience. These hands-on experiences will offer you the opportunity to hone and enhance the skills required to be an effective school counselor. The practicum and internships will take place at sites approved by NYU, and you will work under the supervision of a certified school counselor.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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