Founded in 1983, Drama Therapy at NYU Steinhardt offers you world-class training with leading drama therapists in New York City. Graduate students complete a final thesis or performance focusing on clinical research.
The program is approved by the New York State Education Department and qualifies graduates for Licensure in Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT) in New York State after 1500 hours of post-graduate supervised practice and licensing exams. Those wishing to pursue licenses outside of New York should contact Ellen Smittle, Program Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Develop Research Skills and Focus Your Studies on Drama Therapy
Deepen your understanding of drama therapy and become a competent researcher in the field. There are three options for doctoral study in drama therapy at NYU.
Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.
Conduct cutting-edge and innovative research that addresses the most pressing questions in the cultural and educational arenas of theatre.
Prepare for roles such as principal, curriculum developer, and policy analyst in this practice-based doctorate with an emphasis on arts-based research methods.