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Gain a deeper understanding of Deaf history and culture, improve your communication and visual perception skills, and learn a new language in this undergraduate minor.

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The interdisciplinary Applied Psychology program develops students who can bridge psychological theory, research, and practice in a multicultural world.

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Learn advanced quantitative research techniques and apply them to critical policy issues across social, behavioral, and health sciences.

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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!

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

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Our Bilingual Education program prepares teachers, researchers, and curriculum developers to work in bilingual education at all levels.

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

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Examine critical education issues and gain the skills and experience to thrive as a teacher in today's urban classrooms.

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The Communicative Sciences and Disorders Program offers rigorous training for students seeking high-quality education in speech-language pathology.

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Computer science is a rapidly growing field, and skilled teachers are in demand. This undergraduate minor can help you become one of them.

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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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A combination of graduate course work and clinical training will prepare you for a career as a professional clinical counselor.

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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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Our degrees will prepare you to create quality care for all children by developing your teaching practice as a reflective practitioner and researcher.

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Prepare to work in a leadership role in Jewish educational settings, such as schools, community organizations, foundations, and universities.

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Rooted in economics and sociology, this program has a strong emphasis on using quantitative methods to ascertain causal effects of programs and policies.

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Explore and understand the broader context of education and its link to social change, and the role you can play in making change possible.

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Prepare to create, use, and evaluate media and technology through academic and leadership positions in research, technology, and education.

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Prepare for leadership positions in education and policy at the community, school, district, state, and national levels.

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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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Foster classroom environments where literacy flourishes, reading comes alive, and students develop personally and socially significant ideas.

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Our Environmental Conservation Education program prepares you for a career in formal or nonformal environmental education, environmental consulting, and nonprofit work.

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The Food Studies program explores the cultural, historical, and sociological aspects of food and food systems.

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Gain the language and pedagogy skills to teach Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish to learners from diverse educational and ethnic backgrounds.

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This interdisciplinary undergraduate minor gives students a deeper understanding of critical social, cultural, economic, political, legal, and policy issues in education.

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Our Higher and Postsecondary Education degrees prepare you for leadership and professional roles in a variety of postsecondary settings.

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This program examines the links between the history of education, philosophy of education, and current issues of research and policy.

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The Human Development and Social Intervention program prepares students to pursue careers as research project directors, research coordinators, and more.

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The program develops education experts who understand the implications of their responsibilities and can utilize knowledge across international boundaries.

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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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Prepare to work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and/or to work on LGBT issues in educational, health, research, counseling, and community-based settings.

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Build on your experience as a teacher to become a literacy specialist and integrate the teaching of reading and writing into your curriculum or research.

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Fulfill the critical demand for outstanding math teachers in middle through high school, practicing educators, and doctoral researchers in math education.

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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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Music Therapy at NYU Steinhardt helps you combine your love of music and your commitment to helping others for a rewarding professional career.

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Degrees within the Nutrition and Dietetics program combine basic science, nutritional science, food science, and research to prepare you for many career paths.

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NYU Steinhardt’s occupational therapy program educates both aspiring OTs and credentialed professionals looking to further develop their practices.

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This undergraduate minor gives you the tools to better understand the world, analyze global conflicts and contribute to global peace efforts.

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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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NYU Steinhardt’sphysical therapy program educates both aspiring PTs and licensed professionals seeking to specialize and advance their careers.

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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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Prepare for a career as a social scientist, with strong quantitative training and exposure to interdisciplinary methods to examine setting-level phenomena.

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Prepare for a career in interdisciplinary rehabilitation research through intensive study across health fields and work with faculty leaders.

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Get the education and clinical training to become a professional pre-K–12 school counselor, working in schools, colleges, and community agencies.

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Become an effective science educator and leader in schools and nonprofits, and turn your passion for science into a career that makes a difference.

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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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In this program you will learn to analyze educational problems and issues, such as educational equity, using a sociological lens.

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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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Learn to develop child-centered educational environments for students of all abilities and gain firsthand teaching experience with diverse student populations.

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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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Prepare for a career as a teacher, researcher, or curriculum developer in ESL, working with learners from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds.

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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.

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