Minors at NYU SPS

The NYU School of Professional Studies offers cross-school minors designed to provide students with specialized learning steeped in real-world application.


Minor in Real Estate Development

A minor in Real Estate Development provides a targeted set of courses to build a foundation of knowledge which can overlay and enhance complimentary study programs. Through courses in development fundamentals, market analysis, and management, the minor incorporates an interdisciplinary approach to make students fluent in the vocabulary, techniques, challenges, and opportunities facing the real estate industry. Students who complete the minor in Real Estate Development will have a grounding in the fundamentals of real estate and can pursue a range of career pathways that augment knowledge gained in a student’s chosen major.

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Minor in Travel, Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality is a sector that is experiencing global expansion and one that offers a wide range of career opportunities in the public, private and voluntary sectors. The NYU SPS Minor in Travel, Hospitality, and Tourism Management is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of the breadth, scope, and operation of the hospitality industry. This minor will allow students to position themselves as competitive employees in an industry that holds wide appeal and prepares them for graduate study in this field. Through two required foundational courses and a selection of elective courses, students will be able to tailor the minor to a specific interest in the hospitality discipline. The minor offers exposure to and exploration of the related industry sectors in lodging, food and beverage, travel, tourism, and events.

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Minor in Sport Management

New York City is home to major sport properties, including professional sport leagues and teams, marketing and management firms, like Octagon and CSM Sport & Entertainment. In addition to major facilities like the Barclays and Madison Square Garden, there are also sport non-profits, and minor league teams, sport event management firms, high school, parks and recreation, and other organizations in the industry. The minor in Sport Management provides a foundation in the business aspects of sport. In addition to required coursework in sports management, students take electives from specialization areas that deepen their knowledge base and understanding of these industries.

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