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. 


  • Students are required to attend one on-campus immersion.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Some experience in the field is desired.

Special Accreditation

Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education