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Counseling Psychology is an on-campus program that places students in supervised field experiences both within and outside of New York State (NYS). NYU is authorized pursuant to the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) to enroll students in supervised field experiences in the SARA states and territories. For further details regarding NYU's SARA membership please visit the NYU State Authorization website.  SARA requires universities to disclose to applicants and students whether programs that lead to professional licensure meet the educational requirements for licensure in those states in which students are doing learning placements.

Steinhardt Counseling Psychology conducts placement activity in the following states outside NYS and has made the following determination with respect to professional licensure in those specific states. If you are interested in having a placement in a different state or gaining licensure in a different state other than what is listed above, please contact Anil Chacko to discuss if this is possible.

Note, state regulations change frequently, and the information posted here may have changed at the time of your specific application to or enrollment in our program of study. Please check with Anil Chacko if you have specific questions about whether our program meets licensure requirements in a specific state.

State Licensure Information

State State License Contact Info

Meets the Academic Requirements for State Licensure?

Additional Information
California California Board of Psychology No

Additional Curricular Requirements:
California requires coursework in human sexuality (10 contact hours), substance abuse (15 contact hours), spousal abuse (15 contact hours), child abuse (7 contact hours), and aging/long-term care (10 contact hours). The NYU program does not offer individual courses to address these topics. Applicants seeking licensure in California will need to complete additional coursework to be eligible for licensure.

Connecticut Connecticut Psychologist Licensure Requirements Yes  
Georgia Georgia Board of Psychology Yes  
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists Yes  
Maryland Maryland Psychology License Yes  
Missouri  Missouri Division of Professional Registration  Yes  
New Jersey State Board of Psychological Examiners Yes  

NYU Steinhardt has not made a determination with respect to educational and professional licensure requirements for the following states and territories:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • American Samoa
  • Guam
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Puerto Rico
  • US Virgin Islands