The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of onsite and online courses in the humanities, the arts, and writing and speech. Humanities offerings in literature, film, theater, performing arts, history, philosophy, and religion can spark your curiosity and challenge you to view the world from a different perspective. Discover the masters of American cinema or become engrossed in the work of modern European philosophers. Explore New York City's theater scene from the audience, or take to the stage with one of our many acting and performance courses.
In the arts, you can acquire a close-up look at The Metropolitan Museum’s most celebrated masterpieces, or try your hand at painting, drawing, or photography. If you're interested in launching a career in the art world, the NYU School of Professional Studies offers career advancement courses in appraisal studies in fine and decorative arts, art business, art collections management and display, and arts administration.
For those who want to pursue a career in communications or journalism, or develop their writing skills, career advancement courses also are offered in communication skills, creative writing, journalism, and in screenwriting.