Yes, NYIT offers a Master of Science degree in School Counseling, which prepares school counselor candidates to meet the challenges of today's schools and the needs of today's students. An emphasis is placed on leadership and social advocacy to ensure that school counselor candidates are an integral part of the collaborative team that seeks to ensure academic success for all students.
The 48-credit graduate program in school counseling focuses on the professional counselor's leadership roles in collaboration with teachers, administrators, families, community resource networks, and others to promote equity and success for all children and youth. School counselors learn to be advocates for social justice and to follow the professional counseling codes of ethics and standards of practice. An emphasis is placed on developing the skills to deliver a comprehensive national standards based program that promotes academic, career, personal-social development, equity, and success for all students.
If you would like more information about the M.S. School Counseling program or need to schedule your interview appointment, call Dr. Carol Dahir, program coordinator, at 516.686.7616 or 212.261.1529, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The main number for the School of Education is 516.686.7777.