Applications to the Advanced Certificate program in Digital Media Design for Learning are accepted twice yearly. The deadline for materials requested below is February 1 for fall semester matriculation (with the option to begin in summer session); late applications received by May 1 will be reviewed and considered for admission, however, consideration for scholarships and on-campus housing will be limited. The deadline for materials requested below is November 1 for spring semester matriculation. Approximately 5 new students are admitted each academic year.
1: Complete and submit application materials
Application materials available from
NYU Steinhardt's Office of Graduate Admissions
82 Washington Square East, Third Floor
New York, NY 10003-6680
212 998 5030
Follow instructions in the package for submission of the application form, including the personal statement, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and requests for financial aid and graduate assistantship/teaching fellowship applications.
Two letters of recommendation. Letters should address the applicant's interests, skills, abilities and accomplishments relevant to the design, development and use of educational media and technology-based learning environments, and his/her ability to pursue and complete graduate studies in this field successfully. Letters may be written by former professors, faculty advisors, academic administrators, or employers knowledgable of the applicant's academic work or professional accomplishments.
If completing the online application, subscribe names, with addresses, of those writing recommendation letters; they will receive instructions on how to submit their letter electronically.
If submitting a paper-based application, ask those writing letters to prepare them in a signed, sealed envelope. Applicants should submit these with other admissions materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
Examples of previous work. Applicants who wish to submit relevant educational media projects, papers or web links may send materials to Program Director, Digital Media Design for Learning, 239 Greene Street, Suite 300, New York, NY 10003.
2: Admissions Interview
Following submission of all materials, applicants may be asked to attend an admissions interview.
3: Acceptance Announcements
Acceptances are announced by April 1 for fall semester matriculation and by December 1 for spring semester matriculation. Accepted students are then invited to orientation and registration sessions for new students.
Note: Applicants with foreign undergraduate credentials and/or non-immigrant, international status should refer to the NYU Steinhardt Bulletin for details on additional application, admissions, and registration procedures.