|Type of Degree||Master of Arts|
|Time to Complete||21 to 30 months|
|Field Training||Practicum (100 hours) and internship (600 hours)|
Delivered by NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Applied Psychology, the online Master of Arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness prepares students to promote overall mental health and wellness in clients. The curriculum examines contemporary issues facing the mental health field, empowering students with the knowledge and hands-on skills to work effectively with people of all backgrounds.
To earn their degree, students participate in weekly online classes, complete online course work, and interact with real clients during in-person experiences at NYU-approved sites near their community. Upon graduation, students will be prepared to pursue professional licensure and employment in a variety of settings including substance abuse treatment centers, mental health clinics, and college counseling centers.
- Online classes and course work enable students to earn their degree from the prestigious NYU Steinhardt School without attending classes in New York City
- Students learn directly from distinguished NYU Steinhardt faculty members who are leaders and experts in counseling and psychology
- The social justice-focused curriculum prepares students to work with clients from all backgrounds and serve as advocates for individuals and families in their community
The curriculum for the online master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to help people from all backgrounds achieve lives of wellness, health, and meaning.
Counseling@NYU coursework includes:
- Foundations of Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
- Human Growth and Development
- Research and Evaluation in Behavioral Sciences
- Abnormal Psychology
- Cross-Cultural Counseling
- Program Development and Evaluation
- Interpretation and Use of Testing in Counseling Adults
The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development educates undergraduate and graduate students for social change through on-campus and online programs.
Since NYU Steinhardt’s founding in 1890, the school has upheld its mission to advance creativity, innovation, and knowledge as it intersects with education, human development, and culture. NYU Steinhardt educates undergraduate and graduate students for social change with programs in education, media, health, the arts, and applied psychology. Committed to public service, NYU Steinhardt provides students with learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom, and faculty members are distinguished leaders in their respective fields.