Get the most out of your health or science background
A background in health or the natural or social sciences can unlock the doors to a wide variety of exciting and fulfilling careers. Tackle some of the most challenging and compelling issues of the day, including obesity, malnutrition, disease prevention and treatment, health promotion, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, communication disorders, and disease outbreaks. Work with people of all ages and from all social, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. Your focus can be your own urban community in the United States or in communities in other parts of the world.
A graduate degree in one of the health professions places you on the path to one of these exciting careers.
Follow the links below to career profiles, some of the issues important to these fields, and information on NYU Steinhardt's graduate programs.
What can a graduate degree in health from NYU's Steinhardt School do for you?
- Work in schools, clinics, hospitals, community settings, or administration
- Take on challenges as an educator, manager, or leader
- Make a difference locally, nationally, or globally
- Specialize in age populations from neonatal to the elderly
- Confront some of the biggest issues facing our society today
- Become part of a team or be an independent practitioner
- Experience the prestige of a graduate degree from a nationally known, highly ranked university
Are you ready to learn more?
Our admissions staff would love to speak with you about graduate education in the health sciences at NYU Steinhardt. Meet us as we visit campuses around North America, or join us for an information session in New York City.
You can also sign up for our eNewsletter or download an application today.
Did you know?
U.S. News and World Report ranks our Occupational Therapy program #7 nationally.
NYU Steinhardt's M.P.H program in Community Public Health offers a unique combination of study options in community health, international community health, and public health nutrition.
NYU Steinhardt's Speech-Language Pathology program has a 99 percent job placement rate.
Our Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness program prepares you for licensed practice with diverse populations.
Our graduates in Nutrition and Dietetics and in Food Studies are in high demand for positions in leading hospitals, community centers, schools, universities, research centers, corporations, and publishers.
New York University was one of the first universities in the nation to offer a clinical doctorate in physical therapy and maintains its place as a leader in the field today.