Apply to a Graduate Program

Thank you for your interest in graduate study at the NYU School of Professional Studies. Our admission process is selective, and applicants are evaluated individually, based upon their ability to benefit from, and contribute to, the challenging learning environment that the School offers.

Once you have explored the NYU School of Professional Studies online or in person, and have decided upon your course of study, carefully review the step-by-step overview of the admissions process below and apply.

If you have questions about admissions or a program of study you are considering, we invite you to contact one of our admissions counselors, or call us at 212-998-7100.


Admissions Process

1. Confirm that you are eligible to apply

The NYU School of Professional Studies master’s degree programs are open to qualified candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university.

2. Note important dates on your calendar

Because the Office of Admissions operates on a rolling admissions basis, graduate applications are reviewed throughout the year, so you may apply at any time. However, we recommend adhering to the application submission dates (below) to allow you to begin your studies in the term to which you applied.

3. Prepare and submit your application

After submitting your online application, you will receive an email confirmation that includes instructions for checking your application status.

4. Explore financial aid options

5. Await your admissions decision

Typically, an admission decision is rendered within two to four weeks of the submission of your completed application beginning in:

  • March for the fall semester
  • September for the spring semester
  • February for the summer semester

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The application cycle is currently still open for the Summer 2019 semester. Domestic and international applicants still have time to submit an application if they would like to begin their studies in the Summer.

Summer 2019 Application Deadlines for all graduate degree programs

  Final
International March 1, 2019
Domestic May 1, 2019

 

Please see the deadlines below for applicants interested in the 2019—2020 academic year. The deadlines, commencing with Fall 2019, are listed by academic degree programs.

MS in Event Management
MS in Global Affairs
MS in Global Security, Conflict and Cybercrime
MS in Hospitality Industry Studies
MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology
MS in Human Resource Management and Development
MS in Integrated Marketing
MS in Management and Systems
MS in Professional Writing
MS in Project Management
MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communications
MS in Publishing: Digital and Print Media
MS in Tourism Management
MS in Translation
Type Fall 2019
Spring 2020
Summer 2020
Priority January 15, 2019
September 15, 2019
-
International Final April 1, 2019
October 1, 2019
March 1, 2020
Domestic Final July 1, 2019
November 30, 2019
March 1, 2020

 

MS in Construction Management
MS in Real Estate
MS in Real Estate Development
MS in Sports Business
  Fall 2019
Spring 2020
Summer 2020
Priority January 15, 2019
September 15, 2019
-
International Final April 1, 2019
October 1, 2019
March 1, 2020
Domestic Final April 15, 2019
November 30, 2019
March 1, 2020

 

MS in Global Sport
  Fall 2019
Priority March 1, 2019
International Final May 1, 2019
Domestic Final June 15, 2019

Note: Summer intake is not available for the MS in Global Affairs; MS in Global Security, Conflict, and Cybercrime; MS in Hospitality Industry Studies; MS in Integrated Marketing; MS in Professional Writing; MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communications; MS in Publishing: Digital and Print Media; MS in Sports Business; MS in Tourism Management; or MS in Translation.

Summer intake for the following programs is limited to online for the first semester courses: MS in Human Resource Management and Development, MS in Project Management, and MS in Management and Systems. After completing first semester courses online, students will have the option of completing these degree online or onsite.

International Students

6. Secure your visa and other important documents

  • Compile evidence of ability to finance your education in the United States.
  • Complete and return the Application for Certificate of Eligibility (AFCOE) included in your acceptance letter.
  • File for your visa with the U.S. Department of State.
  • Prepare for your transition into the NYU School of Professional Studies community by reviewing the NYU Guide for International Students.