The Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology (ALT) prepares leaders, multimedia specialists, researchers, teaching faculty, and trainers for schools, colleges, nonprofit agencies, and business settings.
Courses of study address the needs of the increasingly diverse clientele served by urban institutions. Our students acquire knowledge and expertise to be effective leaders in a variety of educational settings. They think critically about how organizations function. They learn to identify the needs of the individuals they will serve. They develop technological competence and appropriate research and evaluation skills to promote equitable, humane, and effective educational practice in their chosen fields.
Prepare for leadership positions in education and policy at the community, school, district, state, and national levels.
Prepare to create, use, and evaluate media and technology through academic and leadership positions in research, technology, and education.
Our Higher and Postsecondary Education degrees prepare you for leadership and professional roles in a variety of postsecondary settings.
The challenges facing organizations and communities are increasingly complex, requiring solutions that are not confined to one discipline, sector, or industry. Successful leaders look for inspiration in a variety of areas and across sectors to make needed changes.
NYU Steinhardt kicked off its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series, with ‘What Will It Take?’, a talk by Kaya Henderson. Best known for the her role as former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools, Henderson has worked for three decades in schools, school districts, and international communities.
Richard Carranza, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education (DOE), was the guest speaker at NYU Steinhardt’s Leadership Lens Series on October 17th. In a conversation with Lisette Nieves, the chancellor answered questions that ranged from information about the songs on his playlist (“mostly Mariachi”), to what he likes to see in a classroom (“curiosity and inspiration, rather than law and order“).