LGBT Health, Education, and Social Services

Dual Degree Program

Dual Degree Program with Human Development and Social Intervention

Students who pursue the Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Sciences may count 6 credits from the curriculum towards the elective component of their HDSI curriculum.  The total amount of credits required for the HDSI MA degree with the certificate is 48 credits.

Admission Information and Requirements: 

New applicants to the HDSI program will be able to designate their interest in enrolling in the certificate program when they apply to the MA program.

Matriculated HDSI students are eligible to apply to the advanced certificate as internal transfers (Spring deadline: November 1; Fall deadline: March 1).

To apply as an internal transfer, a student must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in HDSI coursework.
  • Submit a statement of interest no longer than 1200 words.

Decisions shall be made no later than December 15th and April 15th in order to allow students ample time to plan for and register for courses. After each admissions cycle, the names of those admitted to the certificate will be communicated to the appropriate staff at NYU Steinhardt.

For more information on this dual degree please visit the HDSI Dual Degree webpage

Dual Degree Program with Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness

Students who pursue the Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Sciences may count 6 credits from the curriculum towards the elective component of their CMHW curriculum. The total amount of credits required for the CMHW MA degree with the certificate is 66 credits.

Admissions Information and Requirements: 

New applicants to the CMHW program will be able to designate their interest in enrolling in the certificate program when they apply to the MA program.

Matriculated CMHW students are eligible to apply to the advanced certificate as internal transfers (Spring deadline: November 1; Fall deadline: March 1).

To apply as an internal transfer, a student must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in CMHW coursework.
  • Submit a statement of interest no longer than 1200 words.

Decisions shall be made no later than December 15th and April 15th in order to allow students ample time to plan for and register for courses.  After each admissions cycle, the names of those admitted to the certificate will be communicated to the appropriate staff at NYU Steinhardt.

For more information on this dual degree please visit the CMHW Dual Degree webpage

Dual Degree Program with School Counseling

Students who pursue the Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Sciences may count 6 credits from the curriculum towards the elective component of their School Counseling curriculum. The total amount of credits required for the School Counseling MA degree with the certificate is 54 credits.

Admissions Information and Requirements: 

New applicants to the School Counseling program will be able to designate their interest in enrolling in the certificate program when they apply to the MA program.

Matriculated School Counseling students are eligible to apply to the advanced certificate as internal transfers (Spring deadline: November 1; Fall deadline: March 1).

To apply as an internal transfer, a student must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in School Counseling coursework.
  • Submit a statement of interest no longer than 1200 words.

Decisions shall be made no later than December 15th and April 15th in order to allow students ample time to plan for and register for courses. After each admissions cycle, the names of those admitted to the certificate will be communicated to the appropriate staff at NYU Steinhardt.

For more information on this dual degree please visit the School Counseling Dual Degree webpage

Dual Degree Program with the Master in Public Health Program

Students who pursue the Advanced Certificate in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Sciences may count 6 credits from the curriculum towards the elective component of their MPHP curriculum. The total amount of credits required for the MPHP MA degree with the certificate is 48 credits.

Admission Information and Requirements:

  • Applications will only be accepted for fall entrance into the certificate program.

  • An MPH student may apply no earlier than the Spring term of their first year and must have Fall MPH grades on record.

  • Application for Fall entrance is due on March 1st.

  • To apply, a student must:

    • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in MPH coursework.

    • Submit a statement of interest no longer than 1200 words.

  • Applications shall be reviewed by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and/or other program faculty as appropriate.

Decisions shall be made no later than April 15th in order to allow students ample time to plan for and register for Fall courses. After each admissions cycle, the names of those admitted to the certificate will be communicated to the appropriate staff at NYU Steinhardt.

For more information on this dual degree please visit the Public Health program website