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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.

Quick Facts: School and Career Counselors

2017 Median Pay $55,410 per year ($26.64 per hour)
Entry-level Education Master's Degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training (2016) None
Number of Jobs (2016) 291,700
Job Outlook (2016-26) 13% (As fast as average)
Employment Change (2016-26) 36,700


The data below depicts job placement information for students who graduated in the NYU Counseling and Guidance Masters Program within the past several years.

43.9% are School Counselors 10.5% are school administrators 3.5% are school instructors 1.8% are mental health professionals 3.5% hold other positions

*This data depicts outcomes for 57 graduates within the past several years.