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- M.S. in Professional Writing
- Noncredit Offerings
- Certificate in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts
- Certificate in Art Business
- Certificate in Art Collections Management and Display
- Certificate in Arts Administration
- Certificate in Communication Skills
- Certificate in Creative Writing
- Certificate in Critical and Creative Thinking
- Certificate in Digital Publishing
- Certificate in Editing
- Certificate in Journalism
- Certificate in Publishing
- Certificate in Screenwriting
- Summer Intensive in Creative Writing
Whether your goal is to move ahead in your career, change your professional direction, or deepen your appreciation of the humanities, arts, and writing, you’ll find a rich array of noncredit courses and certificates from which to choose. Explore subjects that stir your imagination with faculty members who are eager to share their expertise and their passion. Enjoy the intellectual stimulation of a vibrant learning community.
Whether analyzing an artistic masterpiece, taking in a theatrical performance, or immersing yourself in a creative writing project, studying the world's greatest forms of human expression provides an ideal way to broaden your horizons. Through thought-provoking discussion and intellectual exploration, NYU-SCPS continuing education courses in the humanities and the performing arts help you to sharpen your critical thinking skills, engage in cultural discovery, and communicate with diverse audiences.
Our courses in literature, film, theater, performing arts, history, archaeology, philosophy, and religion can spark your curiosity and challenge you to view the world from a fresh perspective. Read and discuss great books. Discover the masters of American cinema or become engrossed in the work of modern European philosophers. Explore New York City's theater scene as an audience member or take to the stage in one of our many acting and performance courses.
A Selection of Courses From This Department
If you’re seeking an effective way to move your career forward, earning a noncredit certificate through NYU-SCPS allows you to acquire proficiency in a specific professional arena. Designed to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals, certificate programs offer in-depth knowledge and unique insights into subject matter, allowing you to gain significant expertise and industry-specific skills. This powerful credential can help you to achieve your career goals and greatly enhance your résumé.