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Degree Requirements

This is a 12-credit Post-Master's Advanced Certificate.  

The curriculum consists of two required core courses (6 credits) and two electives (6 credits).
The curriculum is designed for part-time study over two, three or four semesters to accommodate the schedules of working professionals, although it is possible to complete the curriculum as a full-time student during the fall semester. See the sample schedule below.

You may begin your studies in the fall semester or spring semester, which also includes a winter session.  Courses for this curriculum are not offered during the summer session.

Credits completed for the Advanced Certificate may be applied toward doctoral study.

Required Core Courses  (6 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
GPH-GU 2357 LGBT Health Disparities 3.0
APSY-GE 2895 or Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth 3.0
APSY-GE 2896

Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults
and Older Adults



Electives (6 credits)

Students may take 2 courses from the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
MSWEL-GS 2095 Contemporary Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues 3.0
APSY-GE 2041 Women and Mental Health 3.0
GPH-GU 2343 HIV/AIDS Public Health Promotion 3.0
APSY-GE 2014 Psychology of Women 3.0
APSY-GE 2008 Sexual Decision-Making and Risk Taking in Adolescence 3.0
MSWEL-GS 2139 Developing Targeted Community Level HIV/AIDS Prevention Interventions: Domestic & Global Perspectives 3.0

APSY-GE 2895 or
APSY-GE 2896

Students may take the course they did not take to satisfy:
Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults 
and Older Adults
PADM-GP 2444 Gender & Sexuality in U.S. Policy Formation 3.0<

Total Credits:   12.0

NYU Resources

NYU fosters and encourages diversity and is deeply committed to supporting the LGBT population in New York City and at its global sites. The New York University Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Student Center creates a welcoming environment for all University students and faculty interested in developing their understanding of LGBTQ issues.