M.Sc. On Campus

School Counseling

New York Institute of Technology

24 months
1400 USD/credit 33600 USD/year
1400 USD/credit 33600 USD/year
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The Master in School Counseling from New York Institute of Technology prepares you to help shape the lives of tomorrow’s students by becoming a proactive and responsive school counselor. 


At School Counseling from New York Institute of Technology you will learn to work with diverse learners, understand cultural contexts, and collaborate with families, teachers, and the community.

Focused on culturally competent school counseling and social justice, the School Counseling, M.S. helps you become a compassionate, effective advocate for the academic, social, and emotional success of pre-K–12 students.

You’ll gain a broad foundation on prevalent topics in school counseling today, including leadership, group counseling, working with special needs students, college counseling, and school violence prevention. You’ll also acquire the hands-on experience you need through a practicum and internships under the mentorship of a tenured school counselor in a pre-K–12 school setting.


  • Academic Advisor
  • Career Counselor
  • College Advisor
  • Educational/Youth Support Organization Staff
  • Pre-K-12 School Counselor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Group Counseling, Leadership, and Facilitation Skills
  • Consultation: School and Community
  • School Counseling Programs Development and Implementation
  • Social Justice, Diversity, and Cultural Issues
  • School Violence Prevention and Student Behavior Management
  • Educational Law, Policy, and Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

U.S. students applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis, as long as space is available. 


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.S. degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  • Academic background in psychology, education, sociology, law or related behavioral science, or work experience in a school, social agency, hospital, criminal justice, or community action program ideal but not required.
  • Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • Participate in a structured individual or group interview with program faculty.
  • Completed application.
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Portfolio: Describe how your career path has led you to the school counseling profession? What excites you about working as a school counselor?
  • Three department reference forms attesting to your leadership, advocacy skills, and potential to succeed in graduate studies.
  • Signed Candidate Statement of Understanding.
  • Copies of undergraduate transcripts for all schools attended. 
  • Copy of college diploma or proof of degree.
  • English proficiency, I-20, and transcript evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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