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New York Institute of Technology

Department of School Counseling

Old Westbury, NY

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Overview

New York Institute of Technology / Department of School Counseling is located in Old Westbury, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Advanced Certificate) Bilingual school counseling
Master of Science (MS) School counseling
(Advanced Certificate) Student behavior management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Internship, practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

45
Applied
19
Accepted
12
Enrolled
42%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; BS or equivalent with academic background in psychology, education, sociology, law, or related behavioral science, or work experience in school, social agency, hospital, criminal justice, or community action program; goal statement; 3 letters of reference; signed candidate statement of understanding

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.09%
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 4
Male (2)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: School counselor accountability, school counselor-principal relationship, comprehensive school counseling program design and evaluation, cultural competence, college and career readiness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY  11568-8000
United States
Contact Dr. Carol Dahir
Department Chair
Email: cdahir@nyit.edu
Phone: 516-686-7616
Fax: 516-686-7655