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Join our community of artists, educators and activists in the historic Lower East Side and Greenwich Village⁠ – epicenter of social activism, radical education, and cutting-edge art in New York City!

MA in Art Therapy program integrates psychotherapy and visual arts practice that engages the creative power of art for clinical assessment and treatment.

Jazz Ensemble Performance

Develop your potential as a brass performer and gain real-world experience by working and performing with celebrated musicians.

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Develop and expand your musical creativity and songwriting skills in diverse styles for concert settings and visual media.

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The MA in Costume Studies program focuses on fashion as an important cultural product in the context of material culture and the fine and decorative arts.

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Build on your knowledge of counseling psychology and prepare for a career as a psychologist in community agencies, clinics, hospitals, or private practice.

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Prepare for a career as a dance educator and teaching artist in schools, studios, and community settings in New York City, the dance capital of the world.

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Prepare for a career as a professor, researcher, or human services professional, or a director or evaluator of mental health and health promotion programs.

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Translate your theatre skills and love for improvisation into culturally responsible, creative, and effective care in hospitals, shelters, schools, and more.

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Build on your performing skills and learn to create transformative theatre arts programs in schools, cultural institutions, and community settings.

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Pursue your passion for the constantly evolving jazz landscape with advanced performance training and related academic study.

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Our media studies programs train agile researchers of a shifting media landscape. Learn to analyze media and technology in its cultural, social, and global contexts.

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Study with industry leaders and learn the necessary skills to thrive in a fast-paced industry.

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Prepare to become a music educator in school, international, studio, and community settings as you develop your artistic and instructional skills in NYC.

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Enhance your major with an undergraduate Music minor. Study a range of topics in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.

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Develop your expertise in an academic program that emphasizes creative experimentation and the integration of musical and technical skills.

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Study percussion performance in New York City. We help you pursue your passion with advanced performance training and related academic study.

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Performing Arts Administration at NYU Steinhardt builds on your background in dance, theatre, music, opera, or film to help you become a leader in the field.

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Hone your skills as a piano performer in New York City through course work, one-on-one mentorship, solo recitals, concerto performances, and more.

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Learn to write music for today’s media industry through rigorous course work, collaborations with schools throughout NYU, and recording opportunities.

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Gain the skills you need to teach history and the social sciences and develop your research skills in the field of social studies education.

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NYU Steinhardt Songwriting will help you become the best songwriter you can be, in the genres, styles, and approaches you define.

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Study string performance in New York City through flexible classes, performance opportunities, and top artist-faculty.

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Our Studio Art program is at the forefront of contemporary art practice, with MFA and BFA degrees and two undergraduate minor concentrations in the field of visual arts.

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Learn how to be a dynamic leader in the visual arts field. Our Visual Arts Administration program was the first in the nation to focus on visual arts management careers in both traditional and alternative contexts.

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Gain both a sustainable vocal technique and a foundation in dramatic interpretation, preparing you for a full range of professional career opportunities.

NYU Steinhardt Musicians

Build on your existing woodwind skills through private lessons, seminars, master classes, and numerous performance opportunities all over New York City.