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.
% OnlineMostly 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 EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Students are required to attend one on-campus immersion.
- Some experience in the field is desired.