MA in Counseling and Guidance: School and Bilingual School Counseling, Pre-K-12, On-Campus Program


Graduates of the Program

Graduates of the School Counseling Program 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.

Career Opportunities
Quick Facts: School and Career Counselors
2012 Median Pay $53,610 per year $25.77 per hour
Entry-level Education Master's Degree  
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None  
On-the-job Training None  
Number of Jobs (2012) 262,300  
Job Outlook (2012-22) 12% (As fast as average)  
Employment Change (2012-22) 31,200  
Alumni Positions

After receiving the Master's degree, our students leave the program to undertake counseling positions in New York schools of all levels: elementary, middle, and high. 


  • Edsel Batucan: Bronx Lab School (Bronx, New York)
  • Sarah Bernstein: Fusion Academy (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Beth DeMaria: Grace Church School (Manhattan, New York)
  • Cindy Hsiung: PS 94 Brooklyn (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Frances Infante: Bronx Writing Academy  (Bronx, New York)
  • Gage Kearns: Brooklyn Prep High School (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Nataliya Kisina: Nest + M (Manhattan, New York)
  • Jennifer Parson: Empower Charter School (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Eleonora Raaviglione: Highbridge Green Middle School (Bronx, New York)
  • Yliane Ulloa: MS 217 (Queens, New York)
  • Colin Wiseman: Bard High School (Brooklyn, New York)


  • Alika Baptiste: Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Janelle Barragan:High School for Energy and Technology (Bronx, New York)
  • Jennifer Cuervo: New Heights Middle School (Brooklyn, New York)
  • Charmaine Mack: Hyde Leadership Charter School (Bronx, New York)
  • Sade Ortiz: Renaissance Charter School (Queens, New York) 
  • Hillary Goldstein: Renaissance Charter School (Queens, New York)
  • Katie Plifka: Alternate Learning Center @ Boys Club ( Manhattan, New York)


  • Giovanni Anchundia:Food and Finance High School (Manhattan, New York)


  • Eddie Barba: Lab School for Finance (Bronx, New York)
Alumni Profiles

Grace Tully
Counseling and Guidance Advanced Certificate Program
College Preparation Associate at Jacob A Riis Settlement House
Long Island, New York, United States
LinkedIn Profile

“I chose Steinhardt because of the small cohort size they offered to prospective students, and the background of the faculty.”

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Elena Myers
Counseling and Guidance Advanced Certificate Program
Guidance Counselor, Brooklyn Jesuit Preparatory School
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York

“I loved Steinhardt’s overall program, variety of classes, and the support we received from staff—especially in finding an internship.”

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