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Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness

New York University

24 months
Duration
56010 USD/year
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About

This Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness MA degree from New York University is ideal for those interested in improving people’s lives on an individual level within a variety of contexts.

Overview

Prepare for a career as a professional clinical counselor in a broad spectrum of settings, including community agencies, mental health centers, hospitals, integrated behavioral health centers, and substance abuse treatment centers.

We are committed to generating, advancing, and disseminating knowledge related to all aspects of research and practice in counseling. At the Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness MA degree from New York University we teach our students to understand people across the lifespan in cultural contexts, promote equity and social justice in our work, and help all people craft lives of wellness, health, and meaning.

You will gain the skills to:

  • Form helping counseling relationships and demonstrate a commitment to the growth and development of your clients
  • Apply counseling skills such as assessment, case conceptualization, practice, and advocacy
  • Assess clients within various socio-historical contexts with attention to issues of power and privilege – including gender, race and ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and ability/disability

Careers and Outcomes

You’ll be prepared for a fulfilling career in:

  • Community mental health programs
  • College counseling centers
  • Trauma-focused programs
  • HIV and AIDS outreach programs
  • Substance abuse treatment centers

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Prof. Orient. & Eth. Issues in Coun. for MH &W 
  • Counseling: Theory and Process 
  • Practicum in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness
  • Research & Evaluation in Behavioral Sciences
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice
  • Dynamics of Vocational Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD per year during 24 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.

Funding

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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