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Fast Facts for Mental Health Counselors in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kingston, Ithaca and Rochester
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Syracuse, Utica and Poughkeepsie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Rochester

Salaries for Mental Health Counselors in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kingston, Albany and Rochester

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  • M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology
  • M.A. Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media for the 4th consecutive year.
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  • M.S. in Christian Counseling of Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders
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  • Psychology (BA)
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  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
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  • BS in Psychology - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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  • Programs include Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Addiction, and more.
  • Approved as an education provider by the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).
  • Courses cover topics such as addiction science, assessment, prevention, and treatment.
  • Students learn how to identify, plan, and use resources to help improve client situations.
Programs
  • Master of Mental Health Counseling

Founded in 1890, the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development is dedicated to educating students for social change both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The School offers programs on campus and online in fields such as applied psychology, education, health, media, music, and art. All programs are led by expert faculty who encourage students to pursue knowledge and skills both inside and outside the classroom.

 

The Counseling@NYU online program from NYU Steinhardt confers a master of arts in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness degree. The Counseling@NYU program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) under the Masters in Counseling Accreditation Committee (MCAC) standards.

 

 

Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Has students attend one four-week class at a time and take their final exam before moving on to their next class.
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Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology/Clinical Psychology
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Programs
  • MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization
  • MA in Psychology, General Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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  • Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Psychology - BA
  • General Psychology - PhD of Psychology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.

More New York Mental Health Counseling Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Garden City
Doctorate
8,308
Binghamton
Associate
6,558
Brooklyn
Masters
16,087
New York
Masters
14,392
Bronx
Associate
5,112
Brooklyn
Associate
14,962
Long Island City
Associate
15,169
Buffalo
Masters
4,984
Plattsburgh
Associate
2,120
Corning
Associate
5,072
Poughkeepsie
Associate
8,248
Buffalo
Associate
13,053
Canandaigua
Associate
5,351
Batavia
Associate
6,472
Troy
Associate
12,296
New Rochelle
Masters
4,323
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
8,174
Brookville
Doctorate
8,361
Orangeburg
Masters
404
Poughkeepsie
Masters
5,727
Buffalo
Masters
2,929
Utica
Associate
6,044
Sanborn
Associate
6,331
Saranac Lake
Associate
1,739
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
12,912
Brockport
Masters
8,303
New Paltz
Masters
7,690
Oswego
Masters
8,660
Plattsburgh
Masters
6,259
Valhalla
Associate
12,073
Rochester
Doctorate
3,793
Schenectady
Associate
4,367
Selden
Associate
22,092
Loch Sheldrake
Associate
1,611
Dryden
Associate
3,213
New York
Doctorate
17,129
Stone Ridge
Associate
3,298
Buffalo
Doctorate & First Professional
28,054

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Mental Health Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New York. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Mental Health Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Mental Health Counselors relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany 310 $31,680
Schenectady 310 $31,680
Troy 310 $31,680
Buffalo 650 $29,780
Cheektowaga 650 $29,780
Niagara Falls 650 $29,780
Binghamton 80 $37,300
Glens Falls 70 $41,450
Kingston 100 $58,290
Rochester 500 $34,970
Syracuse 300 $36,760
Utica 130 $32,280
Rome 130 $32,280
Watertown 50 $47,110
Fort Drum 50 $47,110

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