New York University

70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012-1091

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Secretary of the Treasury for both Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Albert Gallatin had a vision to establish an educational center in New York City. In 1831, New York University was founded and first educated 158 students. Today, the private, not-for-profit University enrolls more than 40,000 students and incorporates 18 schools and colleges at various locations in Manhattan, in addition to satellite campuses in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Students from across the United States and from more than 130 foreign countries attend New York University. The University offers 25 different degree options with over 2,500 course offerings. New York University is distinguished as one of only 60 members of the Association of American Universities. In addition, New York University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

New York houses online opportunities for students through the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Located in the hub of New York City, the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies links students to global financial and cultural organizations. Founded in 1934, NYU-SCPS offers undergraduate, graduate, and noncredit programs for career-driven students. Students can choose from 16 graduate degree programs and 12 graduate certificates with 2,300 plus on-campus and online classes. NYU-SCPS consists of four campus locations throughout New York City in addition to the online undergraduate and graduate programs of study. NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies is accredited by the New York State Education Department and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Online graduate degree programs include Master of Science degrees in:

  •     Human Resource Management and Development
  •     Management and Systems
  •     Translation
And graduate Certificates in:
  •     Benefits and Compensation
  •     Construction Management
  •     Core Business Competencies
  •     Enterprise Risk Management
  •     Human Resource Management
  •     Information Technologies
  •     Organizational and Executive Coaching
  •     Real Estate
  •     Strategy and Leadership
Students enrolling in the Master’s degree programs can complete their degree fully online, participate in blended learning where students complete part of the coursework in the classroom and the other part online, or enroll in an on-campus program. For instance, the Human Resource Management and Development program is offered online, at NYU Midtown Center and the Woolworth Building campuses. The Management and Systems program is offered online and at the NYU Midtown Center campus. Furthermore, Master’s students can choose from several concentrations within each degree program. The Master of Science in Translation gives students the opportunity to focus on Chinese to English, French to English, or Spanish to English. Like the Master’s degrees, the graduate certificate coursework also allows students to choose from online, blended, or the traditional classroom environment.

Prospective students interested in obtaining a graduate degree from NYU-SCPS will need to submit the application and fee, along with a personal statement, two recommendation letters, a resume, official transcripts, optional GRE/GMAT scores, and a possible interview. International students will also need to submit foreign educational credentials and transcripts, along with TOEFL scores demonstrating English language proficiency.

Tuition for graduate degrees and programs is based on credit hours.
  •     3 credits:  $4,533
  •     6 credits:  $9,066
  •     9 credits:  $13,599
  •     10-12 credits:  $15,121
Students enrolled in the graduate program at NYU-SCPS may qualify for financial aid. NYU-SCPS offers the Dean’s Fellowship with need-based awards of up to $4,000. Departmental scholarships are also available for eligible students. In addition, students may qualify for the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan or the Federal Direct PLUS Loan. NYU-SCPS also sponsors Yellow Ribbon benefits for eligible veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Students may also seek funding from private sources.

Online undergraduate degrees at NYU-SCPS are managed through the Paul McGhee Division. Degree programs include:
  •     Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Management Studies with a concentration in International Business, Human Resource Management, or Organizational Management and Development
  •     Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences with a concentration in Organizational Behavior and Change
The Paul McGhee Division of NYU-SCPS targets the education of adult students and transfer students. Prerequisites for the Leadership and Management Studies require students to complete 40 - 64 credits at McGhee or another accredited institution with a minimum grade “C” in college algebra prior to acceptance. Students desiring to pursue the online Social Sciences degree must also have completed college algebra with a minimum grade “C” and have satisfactorily completed at least eight liberal arts credits. Applicants will need to submit a personal statement, resume, and official transcripts along with the application. Additionally, International students will need to submit foreign transcripts for evaluation and satisfactory scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition for undergraduate programs offered by the McGhee Division at NYU-SCPS is:
  •     $4,636 for 4 units
  •     $9,265 for 6-10 units
  •     $11,705 for 12 units
Tuition does not include fees, like the Registration Fee or the cost of textbooks and materials. Summer tuition via the McGhee Division is $1,159 per unit.

NYU-SCPS hosts an array of financial aid options for eligible students. The NYU-SCPS Scholarships for New Students awards up to $7,000 per academic year to qualifying students demonstrating financial need and “academic potential.” In addition, the University sponsors Federal aid programs including:
  •     Federal Pell Grants
  •     Federal Subsidized/Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
The state of New York offers aid to qualifying students that meet residency requirements:
  •     Tuition Assistance Program
  •     Aid for Part-Time Study
NYU-SCPS also works with eligible veterans through the participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

In addition to online degree programs, NYU-SCPS offers students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills through online noncredit certificates. Certificates include:
  •     Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts
  •     Art Business
  •     Art Collections Management and Display
  •     Arts Administration
  •     Communication Skills
  •     Creative Writing
  •     Critical and Creative Thinking
  •     Digital Publishing
  •     Editing
  •     Journalism
  •     Publishing
  •     Screenwriting
Students complete certificate programs through combinations of required courses, electives, and sessions. For example, the Certificate in Art Business requires students to satisfactorily complete three required courses and two elective courses while the Communication Skills certificate requires students to complete three required writing courses and multiple sessions in public speaking.

Like NYU-SCPS, New York University has also introduced online Master’s and Certificate programs through the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Approved by the New York Board of Regents and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, NYU-Poly focuses on fields of engineering, applied sciences, technology and research. Programs of study include:

Master’s degree programs
  •     Bioinformatics
  •     Computer Engineering
  •     Cybersecurity / Cybersecurity - Management Track
  •     Electrical Engineering
  •     Industrial Engineering
  •     Interdisciplinary Studies in Engineering (Wireless Innovation)
  •     Manufacturing Engineering
  •     Systems Engineering
  •     Telecommunication Networks
Students pursuing a graduate Certificate complete five 3-credit courses. Programs include:
  •     Bioinformatics
  •     Computer Engineering
  •     Cybersecurity
  •     Power Electronics and Systems
  •     Telecommunication Network
  •     Wireless Communications
  •     Project Management
Tuition for the online learning programs at NYU-ePoly is $1,194 per credit hour in addition to the ePoly Institute Fee of $220 per semester. Tuition does not include other additional fees. Online classes at ePoly retain high standards equal to that of on-campus instruction.


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