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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

Aug 12 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Master of Science in School Counseling

NYIT's School Counseling program is nationally recognized and accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)


About our program

NYIT's Master of Science in School Counseling program prepares school counselor candidates to effectively 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 - now offered in part-time and full-time formats - 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.

 

Program mission

The mission of the School Counseling Program is to prepare culturally competent and skilled school counseling professionals to meet the growing needs of K-12 students in today’s schools. The competency-based school counseling program prepares professional school counselors to deliver comprehensive programs that promote success for all students (pre K-12) in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development. Through advocacy, collaboration and teamwork, leadership, individual and group counseling interventions, use of data and technology, NYIT school counselor candidates will be prepared to support, promote, and enhance student achievement and success in school. Unique in its cross-disciplinary approach, candidates in school counseling may share core courses with mental health, teacher education, and educational leadership students.

 

Program Competencies

School counseling degree candidates demonstrate mastery of the body of knowledge of professional school counseling as designed by the Council on the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Programs (CACREP) and NCATE. Candidates are expected to demonstrate professional school counseling, consultation, and leadership competencies throughout their course assignments, at K-12 school-based field sites, through a professional counseling portfolio of written and technology-supported assignments, and by conducting a school counseling research project.

Graduates of the program are eligible for initial (provisional) and professional (permanent) school counselor certification in New York State and New York City. School counseling degree candidates are encouraged to pursue national certification through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). 

 

Technology Integration

We integrate technology as a delivery mechanism and as a professional tool. Many courses are in a blended format, combining online and face to face class meetings. All courses include various web-based experiences, list serves and email, use of presentation software, spreadsheet and database applications, conference forums, class discussion boards, digital storytelling and specialized applications. Technology applications are an integral component of coursework that emphasize student academic and career development and post secondary planning. Candidates are expected to use technology applications in both field placements and internships.

 

Have a question? Contact us!

Erin Fabian

212.261.1529

efabian@nyit.edu

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