November 22, 2021

NYU School of Professional Studies Joins OneTen as a Talent Development Partner

The School will provide educational training to help Black Americans upskill in industries with strong opportunities for career growth and job placement.

NEW YORK, November 22, 2021 –  The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS), a global thought leader in workforce development that has provided industry focused higher education to students from the New York metropolitan area, across the country, and around the world, today announced its endorsement as a talent development partner by OneTen, a coalition of leading chief executives and their companies, committed to upskill, hire, and advance one million Black Americans into family-sustaining jobs over the next ten years.

As an endorsed OneTen talent development partner, NYU SPS becomes a talent pipeline for these companies that are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. NYU SPS programs that will be a part of this new collaboration with OneTen will train job candidates in the areas of: Data Visualization, Full Stack Web Development, Software Development with Python, Agile Management, Human Capital Management, Project Management Fundamental Tools and Techniques, Corporate Finance, and Strategic Media Communications.

"We are incredibly excited to be named an endorsed talent developer for OneTen," an organization whose mission closely aligns with our own—providing access and opportunity to training and jobs that empower individuals to reach their full potential,” said Angie Kamath, dean of the NYU School of Professional Studies. "We are very much looking forward to working with OneTen to provide professionally focused education that affords new and innovative opportunities for Black talent in the US.”

For 87 years, NYU SPS has served the city and the world with educational programming that has provided equitable outcomes for generations of students who seek to launch or advance their careers and enrich their lives. Highly attuned to the needs of the workforce, the School offers academic programs in a broad array of emerging industries that require diverse talent pools.

"We’re thrilled to welcome as a coalition member the NYU School of Professional Studies, which shares our commitment to closing the opportunity gap for Black Americans. The programs included in this initial phase of our engagement draw on the School’s expertise in areas that can help open up pathways for family-sustaining careers for Black talent without four-year degrees,” said Maurice A. Jones, chief executive officer of OneTen.

The program will launch to coincide with the School’s roll out of its Spring 2022 continuing education offerings.

About the NYU School of Professional Studies 
Celebrating 87 Years of Excellence in Applied Professional Education

For 87 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.

NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.

Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 39,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world. To learn more about NYU SPS visit:

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