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Prepare to cross academic boundaries and explore where your passions intersect at NYU Gallatin.


Go Beyond Academic Conventions

Located in vibrant New York City, NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study allows you to dive deep into your passions with an interdisciplinary master’s degree. Whether you seek an answer to a burning question, hope to pioneer a dynamic career path, or simply want to explore your varied interests — NYU Gallatin allows you to go beyond academic conventions and design your own MA degree.

Further your artistic talent, delve into the humanities, study social sciences, and make an impact with your degree — there is ample opportunity to channel your creativity into a focused curriculum at NYU Gallatin. If you’re a driven and self-motivated student ready to bring your idea for a graduate plan of study to life, here is the program for you.

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NYU Gallatin Program Highlights

Design Your Own Master’s Degree

You’ll work closely with a faculty advisor to customize a multidisciplinary studies master’s degree that aligns with your interests. Recent MA candidate concentrations include topics such as: Blackness and metaphor, urban studies and policy, and digital storytelling.

Take Courses Across NYU

Gallatin offers the unique opportunity to take courses across all of NYU’s graduate and professional schools. You’ll be encouraged to map new relationships among fields of knowledge and discover how your interests intersect within them.

Learn By Example

At Gallatin, students and faculty work together across disciplines, practices, and traditions. Professors bring their own interdisciplinary research training into their advising, encouraging their students to push academic boundaries and chart new intellectual pathways. You’ll create a customized master’s degree, together.

Experiential Learning at NYU Gallatin

Earning your master's in New York City opens many doors for expansive learning opportunities, including exploring connections between academic ideas and professional experiences through exciting internships. Below are a few examples of companies where our students have interned.

Expand Your Idea of Education at NYU Gallatin

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