Majors

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Explore the Global Public Health and Nursing Major

The joint Global Public Health and Nursing major gives students a broader view of individual health as well as global health systems and challenges.

Bioengineering major Mariano.
Being a Bioengineering Major at NYU Abu Dhabi

At NYU Abu Dhabi, Mariano created his own curriculum in bioengineering. And because of interest from students like him, it’s now an official major.

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Classes that Work for You: NYU Abu Dhabi Pre-Professional Courses

NYU Abu Dhabi pre-professional courses incorporate community engagement and experiential learning. They can be your introduction to a world of career possibilities.

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NYU Civil Engineering Majors Are Ready to Change the World

At NYU Tandon and NYU Abu Dhabi, Civil Engineering majors use their skills to address today’s most pressing global challenges.

Screen scoring student Cameron Moody.
A Screen Scoring Major’s Big HBO Break

Cameron, a screen scoring student at NYU Steinhardt, channeled an NYU workshop into a unique opportunity working on an HBO show—while still an undergraduate.

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Undecided? Understandable! Why NYU Is the Place for You

If you are undecided about your major, then read on and learn about the many schools, programs, and subject areas across our three degree-granting campuses.

Portrait of Angel Olvera
Why Angel Chose Political Science at NYU Shanghai

Angel Olvera is majoring in Social Science with a focus on political science at NYU Shanghai, and wants to pursue public interest law after graduation.

Communicative Sciences and Disorders major Kenzo Kimura presenting behind a podium.
The Communicative Sciences and Disorders Major

At the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, students in the Communicative Sciences and Disorders major prepare for a range of rewarding careers while helping others find their voice.

Dance majors performing onstage.
A Tisch Dance Major Mixes Movement with Digital Media

Cameron Glyndon Surh finds that being a Tisch Dance major provides the flexibility to experiment with improvisation, coding, art history, media, production, and more.

Media, Culture, and Communication major Chloe.
A Media, Culture, and Communication Major Seeks a More Inclusive Worldview

Chloe Xiang examines the gap between women in reality and the narratives of the people history and the media portray and uplift.