Master of Arts in Counseling / Mental Health & Wellness
New York University

Program Details

The online master’s in Counseling with a concentration in Mental Health and Wellness from NYU prepares students to pursue licensure and employment as a mental health counselor. Licensed counselors can help people of all ages and backgrounds learn to improve their health and wellness. 

The curriculum includes graduate-level classes, a counseling lab, practicum, and internship experience. Students will be able to practice skills from class by acting out client-therapist scenarios with a partner, and then completing practicum and internship requirements in their local community. Graduates can work in settings such as addiction treatment centers, community agencies, and private practice. 

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

New York University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Students are required to attend one on-campus immersion.
  • Some experience in the field is desired.