SPS Real World

The Future of Work

How do you prepare for jobs that have yet to be invented; entire industries that don’t yet exist? This is how: We put you in the real world.

A-List Industry Partners

Work directly with top executives from the hottest companies for 14-weeks, for course credit. These courses build relationships and skills. This is why you came to NYU SPS.

Real World

Work in multidisciplinary teams solving actual business problems in an experiential, flipped-classroom format. Viable student solutions get implemented in the real world. Welcome to 21st century professional education.

You in 2050

Your job will change. Your career will change. The world of work will change. The skills you’ll need will come from practicing solving new problems in the real world, in real time. Real World gives you that durable and enduring professional edge.

Who We Work With

For Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semester, we offer graduate and undergraduate Real World courses with these new top A-list partners:

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Fox Sports Logo
Jet Blue Logo
Porsche Logo
Instagram Logo
Montauk Hard Label Logo
MLB Players Association Logo
Lorum Ipsum
Timberland Logo
CSM LeadDog Logo
Memory Hotel Logo
Lorum Ipsum
Lorum Ipsum
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Real World Courses

Work in multidisciplinary student teams, in fluid consultation and communication, with A-list  organization executives and SPS faculty on a real world problem the organization faces. Research, prepare, and present your solutions on the final day of class. Selected ideas are implemented, concretely, into their real world business practice.

Fox Sports

Campus program

Schedule: Tuesday, 6:10-8:40 p.m.
Credits: 3 credit course


Campus program

Schedule: Tuesdays, 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Credits: 3 credit course

New York Jets

Campus program

Schedule: Mondays 6:10-8:40pm

Credits: 3 credit course


Campus program

Schedule: Tuesdays, 6:10-8:40 p.m.

Credits: 3 credit course

The Atlantic

Campus program

Schedule: Tuesdays, 11:00-1:30 p.m.

Credits: 3 credit course


Campus program

Schedule: Mondays, 6:10-8:40 p.m.

Credits: 3 credit course


Campus program

Schedule: Tuesdays, 6:10-8:40 p.m.
Credits: 3 credit course

Step by Step Enrollment

  1. Log into Albert.

  2. Navigate to the header "other resources"

  3. Go to "application center"

  4. Scroll down to find the correct Real World course (undergraduate or graduate)

  5. Apply

Industry Testimonials

See Our 30 Second Commercial

Hot from interviews with past Real World students. The spot has been seen all over the world. In Real World, our students really do turn pro as soon as they enroll.

NYCFC-Real World

We taught high school students in radio/podcast skills. Guess what? They produced 10 minutes of content weekly on WNYC public radio. Very proud of this award-winning partnership with NYCFC, City of New York, WNYC.  

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New York Jets Real World: eSports Day

Out students created a gameday theme for the New York Jets which was so popular, the NFL cited it as a "best practice" in their internal league newsletter. NYU featured it as a "Cool Course" in January 2019.

Connect with Real World

For More Information Email SPS Real World

SPS Real World  Office

7 East 12th Street

4th Floor