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School Counseling or Bilingual School Counseling

12 months
2020 USD/credit 96960 USD/year
2020 USD/credit 96960 USD/year
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At this School Counseling or Bilingual School Counseling MA program from New York University – which offers an option to focus on bilingual student populations – you’ll get the education and clinical training to become a professional pre-K–12 school counselor, working in public and private schools, colleges, and community agencies.


Graduates of this School Counseling or Bilingual School Counseling MA program from New York University are eligible for New York State certification as guidance counselors, and are prepared to take the examination to become a national certified counselor.

Our faculty members are leaders in the field. You will work closely with them to learn how to:

  • Form helping relationships with pre-K–12 children and youth, teachers, and parents, adapting your work to your students’ growth and development
  • Assess students in socio-historical contexts with attention to issues of power and privilege – including gender, race and ethnicity, class, and sexual orientation
  • Create and deliver a data-driven school counseling program that supports every student’s academic, career, and personal and social development

Careers and Outcomes

Prepare for a career as a:

  • School counselor in elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Child advocate in community-based organizations

Graduates of the School Counseling degree have been successful in obtaining positions as school guidance counselors through the New York City Department of Education and within school systems on Long Island and throughout the tri-state area. In addition, many have obtained positions in agencies that provide services to school-age children. Program requirements meet most state standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Orient. & Ethical Issues in School Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Individual Counseling: Theory and Process
  • Individual Counseling: Practice 
  • Research & Evaluation in Behavioral Sciences
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice
  • Career Counseling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV 
  • Statement Of Purpose 
  • Letters Of Recommendation 
  • Transcripts 
  • Proficiency in English 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    96960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    96960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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