NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

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Help Pre-K–12 Students Succeed – Earn Your MA
in Counseling and Guidance Online from NYU

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Counseling@NYU is NYU Steinhardt's accredited master of arts program in Counseling and Guidance: School and Bilingual School Counseling. Through this online program, you will gain the skills you need to become a professional Pre-K-12 school counselor, working with children and families in your community to foster academic achievement and success.

Learn face-to-face during live, weekly online classes taught by our distinguished faculty.

Build lifelong relationships with a diverse group of peers living all over the country.

Complete high-quality, interactive course work at your own pace from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Experience our intimate learning environment with classes containing no more than 15 students.

Gain hands-on experience through internships at schools located in or near your community.

Join NYU's alumni family of more than 470,000 graduates.

Benefit from course work that is adapted to your schedule, allowing you to balance your education with your personal life.

Benefit from extensive resources and connections worldwide.


No GRE scores are required for admission.


Bilingual School Counseling Concentration

You may choose to focus on bilingual student populations with our Bilingual School Counseling concentration. By selecting this option, you will learn to help students for whom English is a second language identify and resolve issues that arise during their education.

The master of arts in Counseling and Guidance at NYU is accredited by the Master's in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) for the period of January 2015 through January 2025.


Download the school counseling career guide to learn about the opportunities you could have after earning your degree through Counseling@NYU.