Mastering English Program

The Mastering English Program is a dynamic, short-term English language program that provides a wide range of language courses and cultural learning experiences for international high school and college students, working professionals, and adult learners. The program's location, in the heart of New York City, provides incomparable access to the cultures of the world. We extend our classroom to the streets, offering you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the language and the culture with ease and with accuracy.

Mastering English is offered during the summer, fall, winter, and spring.

The program cost varies by course and covers ​tuition and fees.

Program Contact

Phone: 212-998-7040

Course Information

Global Business Leadership

Spring Dates: March 05 – March 23, 2018

Summer Dates:

  • Session 1: July 02 – July 20, 2018 (High school students and adults)
  • Session 2: : July 23 – August 10, 2018 (College students and adults)

Global Business Leadership is a professional English language and cultural training program that teaches college-aged students the skills necessary to succeed in today’s global business environment. The focus of the course is on business communication, with particular attention paid to word choice, presentation skills, memos, cover letters, interviewing skills, and cultural considerations in a global economy. Topics covered include: marketing and public relations; finance, leadership, and human capital management; and entrepreneurship. The program is challenging, interactive, fun, and practical.

American Culture, History & Arts

Spring Dates: April 02 – April 20, 2018

Summer Dates:

  • Session 1: July 02 – July 20, 2018 (High school students only)
  • Session 2: : July 23 – August 10, 2018 (College students and adults)

This course is organized thematically drawing upon the New York City backdrop for English language learning content. Different themes covered in the course include: the geography and architecture of NYC, arts in New York, and the history and culture of some of the City’s famous landmarks, public spaces, and diverse neighborhoods. Participants gain language tools to navigate the City and to interact with real New Yorkers.

Academic English Intensive

Spring Dates: April 30 – May 18, 2018

Summer Dates: Session 2: July 23 – August 10, 2018 (Open to all)

This two-week intensive English course is designed to help you improve the speaking, listening, and writing skills necessary for success in the academic classroom. Among the areas covered are the following: grammar, critical thinking, persuasive writing, and discussion skills. You will receive personalized attention through focused exercises and activities and will leave this program with increased confidence, accuracy, and fluency in English.

English Lifelong Learning

Summer Dates: Session 1: July 02 – July 20, 2018

This customized English language and cultural orientation program for adult learners includes classroom instruction, seminars on New York City, and tailored workshops in art and architecture. Classes are enriched by visits to New York City landmarks and cultural attractions.


Please Note: NYU housing and meal plans are only offered during the summer term.

Spring Registration: Please contact us for course availability.

Summer Registration: Deadline to apply is three weeks prior to the start of the program date.


Summer Housing Available

On campus housing is available during the summer term only. NYU’s residence halls are located in some of the most vibrant neighborhoods of the city with easy access to all that New York City has to offer. Please check the box for on-campus housing if you require accommodation.


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