Professional Pathways Programs

For nearly 85 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies has been a leader and innovator in education that provides industry professionals with the latest trends and empowers them to acquire knowledge and skills that will advance their careers.

NYUSPS offers professionals a broad range of educational options—from single courses that deliver content in flexible formats, to certificate programs that provide the opportunity to learn about an area of study as a possible professional path, to diploma programs that are highly perscriptive and deliver content that focuses on specific skills sets. While none of these options are credit bearing, each provides unmatched value to those who seek to continue to learn, sharpen their proficiencies, and gain the competitive edge.

Programs for Every Phase of Your Career

As you progress in your career, it’s critical to keep abreast of industry trends and to ensure your skills remain current. The globalization of the business environment, new technologies, the explosion of data, and the adoption of more fluid organizational structures, all pose new challenges and opportunities. NYUSPS Professional Pathways programs provide the knowledge you need to stay ahead and stay informed.

Single Courses

Open-enrollment, professionally focused classes—provide maxiumum flexibility

Certificate Programs

Open-enrollment, professionally focused credentials—provide broad-based overview of a field

Diploma Programs

Admissions-based, professionally focused credentials—provide advanced skills acquisition

Learn from Leading Industry Experts

Instructors who teach in our programs are working professional who deliver course content that is relevant, timely, and immediately applicable on the job. No matter which area of study you choose, you will find their level of expertise and depth of knowledge to be impressive, comprehensive, and informative. 

Build Your Knowledge and Your Network

The ultimate goal of enrolling in NYUSPS Professional Pathway programs is to acquire the knowledge and the skills you need to compete and succeed. Because you'll study with professional peers, networking opportunities will abound. Building critical connections is part of the value proposition and provides the chance to learn and to exchange ideas with others in and outside of your field.