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Graduate Admissions

Making the World Smarter, Safer and Healthier

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Overview

At Katz, we take a holistic approach to application review. We look for students with intellectual curiosity, a capacity for rigorous academic work, and a commitment to work hard and finish what they start. If you're interested in joining an inspiring community of ambitious innovators, we encourage you to apply.

Contact us at gradschool@yu.edu with any questions. We're happy to speak with you about any aspect of the admissions process as well as your academic and career goals.

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YU Katz School Codes

Use the school codes listed below when sending official test scores to Katz.

  • GRE (preferred but not required): Math 4778 and Quantitative Economics Code: 0067; Speech-Language Pathology Code: 7507
  • TOEFL: 2990
  • IELTS: Yeshiva University Graduate School

Admissions Requirements

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree with a strong mathematical and programming background from an accredited college or university and the following pre-requisite coursework: 

  • At least two university courses in a high-level programming language, such as Java/C++/Python) 
  • Multivariate Calculus 
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Mathematical Probability/Statistics 

Prerequisites must have been completed in the last three years, with a grade of B+ or better. Equivalent professional experience is acceptable. 

TOEFL or IELTS scores demonstrating strong communication skills are required for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution. 

Need a refresher?  

We offer an Advanced Mathematics Prep Course covering multivariate calculus, linear algebra, and probability/statistics, for applicants who need a little more work before the program starts.  

We also offer a fully online, 11-week intensive English program for applicants with low intermediate to upper-intermediate English reading, speaking and writing skills. 

Contact an admissions director for more information. 

Application Requirements 

Applicants must submit the following:  

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended 
  • Résumé 
  • Personal statement describing:
    1. your professional goals
    2. reason for choosing the Katz School of Science and Health master’s in artificial intelligence
    3. readiness for success in this program
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation that can speak to your technical and quantitative abilities 
  • Required: TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution) 
  • Recommended: Official GRE scores (though not required, strong quantitative GRE scores can be helpful in your application) 
  • $55 application fee 

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two biology courses, with a grade of B or better, completed within the last three years.  

TOEFL or IELTS scores demonstrating strong communication skills are required for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution. 

Making a career change?  

We offer an accelerated Life Science Fundamentals course for applicants who do not have prior coursework or experience or who want to brush up before the program starts. Topics include the structure and function of nucleic acids, proteins and metabolites; gene expression; chemical nature of cellular components, enzymes; mechanisms of enzyme activity, and biosynthetic reactions; recombinant DNA technology; molecular genetics and model systems. 

We also offer a fully online, 11-week intensive English program for applicants with low intermediate to upper-intermediate English reading, speaking and writing skills. 

Contact an admissions director for more information. 

Application Requirements 

Applicants must submit the following:  

  • Online application  
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended 
  • Personal statement detailing your career goals and interest in the program 
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation that can speak to your technical and quantitative abilities 
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution) 
  • $55 application fee 

Applicants also complete a one-on-one interview with the faculty. The interview is a chance to get to know the faculty and ask detailed questions about the field and program. 

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least one serious computer networking or computer security course taken within the last three years, with a grade of B or better. 

TOEFL or IELTS scores demonstrating strong communication skills are required for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution. 

Making a career change?

We’ve developed an accelerated Networking Fundamentals course for applicants who do not have prior coursework or experience, or who want to brush up before the program starts. For more information, contact an admissions director.

The Katz School also recognizes NYU's Bridge to Tandon Program as satisfying the computer networking requirements for the MS in Cybersecurity.  

We also offer a fully online, 11-week intensive English program for applicants with low intermediate to upper-intermediate English reading, speaking and writing skills. 

Contact an admissions director for more information.

Application Requirements 

Applicants must submit the following:  

  • Online application  
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended 
  • Résumé 
  • Personal statement detailing your career goals and interest in the program 
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  • Required: TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution) 
  • $55 application fee 

Applicants also complete a one-on-one interview with the faculty. The interview is a chance to get to know the faculty and ask detailed questions about the field and program. 

Data analysts are in-demand in just about every profession and industry. And the same is true for our students. They come from a variety of undergraduate majors and professions. Program prerequisites include one course in calculus, one course in statistics, and one course in programming (in a modern language such as C++, Java, or Python, etc.), each with a grade of B-plus or better within the last three years. Making a career change or don't have these prerequisites? We have a pathway for you to get started now. Schedule an appointment with one of our admissions directors to learn more.

Application Requirements 

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and must submit the following items:

  • Online application  
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Résumé 
  • Personal statement that describes your goals for pursuing the M.S. in Data Analytics and Visualization 
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution)
    • NACES course-by-course evaluation (for degrees completed outside of the US and English-speaking Canada)
    • The Katz School offers a fully online, 11-week intensive program for applicants with low-intermediate to upper-intermediate English reading, speaking and writing skills. If you’d like to learn more, visit our online intensive english page

If you have questions about your qualifications, make an appointment with an admissions director. We can discuss your background and do a preliminary transcript review.

For up-to-date application deadlines, visit the Graduate Admissions page.

Candidates must exhibit the potential to excel in this demanding field and meet the following qualifications:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

To apply for the M.S. in Digital Marketing and Media, candidates must submit the online application along with:

  • Official transcripts from all universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement describing your goals and your commitment to contributing to and completing the M.S. program
  • Two academic or professional recommendation letters
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution)
    • NACES course-by-course evaluation (for degrees completed outside of the US and English-speaking Canada)
    • The Katz School offers a fully online, 11-week intensive program for applicants with low-intermediate to upper-intermediate English reading, speaking and writing skills. If you’d like to learn more, visit our online intensive english page

If you have questions about your qualifications, make an appointment with an admissions director. We can discuss your background and do a preliminary transcript review.

For up-to-date application deadlines, visit the Graduate Admissions page.

Most of our students have an undergraduate degree or other experience in  economics, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry, engineering and similar quantitative majors. Some students also come from finance and behavioral sciences so long as they’ve taken several mathematics courses. The faculty believe it is academically important to include students from a variety of different backgrounds and with a diverse set of experiences. Prerequisites include one course in multivariate calculus (Calc 3), one course in linear algebra, and one course in statistics/probability with a grade of B or better.  

Need a refresher? We’ve developed an Advanced Mathematics course for applicants who need a little more work before the program starts. The next Advanced Mathematics course will be offered in the evenings, beginning in August 2020. For more information, contact an admissions director at gradschool@yu.edu.

Application Requirements

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and must submit the following items:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Official GRE scores - Use Code 4778
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement describing your goals in pursuing a mathematics degree at the YU Katz School
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution)

If you have questions about your qualifications, make an appointment with an admissions director. We can discuss your background and do a preliminary transcript review. 

Candidates to the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and have all prerequisite coursework outlined below. The last 60 credits of undergraduate coursework must meet a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Applicants applying to the Occupational Therapy Doctorate program can do so using either the University’s application system or the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS). Either application portal will have specific admissions requirements including: 

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement demonstrating a commitment to contribute to and complete the program
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution)
    • NACES course-by-course evaluation (for degrees completed outside of the US and English-speaking Canada) 
    • Minimum TOEFL score on tests taken within the last two years: 100 (internet-based test)
    • Minimum IELTS score on tests taken within the last two years: 7

Prerequisite Coursework 

  • Two (2) courses in the humanities or social sciences (Anthropology; Philosophy; Religion; Ethics; Cultural studies; Group dynamics) (3 credits each)
  • One (1) Statistics course (3 credits)
  • One (1) courses in Human Anatomy plus lab (3 credits)
  • One (1) course in Physiology plus lab (3 credits)
  • One (1) course in Human Development or Lifespan (3 credits)
  • One (1) course in Abnormal or Behavioral Psychology (3 credits)
  • One (1) course in Medical Terminology (1-2 credits)

Applicants must have obtained an overall 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) of program prerequisite courses (from accredited universities) within the last ten years. Applications may be submitted during enrollment in an undergraduate degree program or during completion of prerequisite coursework. The last 60 credits of undergraduate coursework must meet a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

Candidates for the M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies must have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, with an overall minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in science. In addition, candidates must have completed all prerequisite coursework, listed below, with a minimum GPA of 3.0, no more than 10 years from the time of application. Candidates must also demonstrate the technical standards indicated below.  

Applicants interested in beginning the PA program in fall 2022 and thereafter must apply through CASPA. A CASPA application must be complete and verified in order to be evaluated by the PA program’s admissions committee. The link to the CASPA application is https://caspa.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

Application Requirements

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three (3) professional references 
  • Personal statement 
  • Student CV
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution)
    • Minimum TOEFL score on tests taken within the last two years: 100 (internet-based test)

    • Minimum IELTS score on tests taken within the last two years: 7 

Admission to the PA program is very competitive. Only the most competitive applicants will be invited for an interview with the PA program’s admissions committee. A successful interview is required for admission to the PA program.

For admissions-related questions, contact:  

Jared Hakimi (Started Applicants + Admitted Students)  
Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions  
Office: 646-592-4722  
Cell: 646-899-1811  
Email: jared.hakimi@yu.edu  

Prerequisite Coursework 

  • Two semesters of general chemistry with labs (or two higher-level chemistry courses with lab) 
  • Two semesters of general biology with lab (or two higher-level biology courses with lab) 
  • One semester of statistics (or biostatistics) 
  • One semester of microbiology 
  • One semester of human anatomy with a lab 
  • One semester of human physiology (at least three credits) 

Technical Standards  

Candidates for admissions to YU’s PA program must generally meet the following  technical  standards.

Student Selection  

Selection of students is a two-step process. The process includes the evaluation of applications and subsequent applicant interviews. The evaluation of applications and applicant interviews are both conducted by the PA program’s admissions committee.  

Admission to the PA program is very competitive. Admission is based on applicant academic achievement and individual character traits. The admissions committee recognizes its responsibility to present candidates for PA certification that have the maturity, integrity, knowledge, fortitude and generosity, as well as communication and leadership skills, to function in a broad variety of clinical situations. The program, therefore, gives preference to applicants who have dedicated themselves to community service, held leadership roles, demonstrated, personal resilience, have excellent communication skills, and have earned higher overall and science GPAs.

Applicants selected for interview will be notified by email. If the applicant accepts the interview invitation, an interview schedule and agenda will be emailed to the applicant.  

Offers of interviews and acceptance into the PA program are made on a rolling basis. Applicants offered a seat in the PA program will receive notification via email.  

Transfer Credit & Advanced Standing  

Transfer credit and advanced standing and placement are not accepted. All students must complete all of the didactic and clinical elements of the PA program.  

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and must submit the following items:

  • Online application 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Official GRE scores - Use Code 4778
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement describing your goals in pursuing a physics degree at the YU Katz School
  • Two academic or professional letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates whose bachelor's degrees were earned at a non-English-speaking institution)

If you have questions about your qualifications, make an appointment with an admissions director. We can discuss your background and do a preliminary transcript review.

For up-to-date application deadlines, visit the Graduate Admissions page.

Candidates for the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and have all prerequisite coursework outlined below.

YU is participating in the Communication Science and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS). To learn more about CSDCAS, visit CSDCAS Help.

Applicants may choose to apply using either the CSDCAS application or our YU application. Candidates must submit the following materials:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement demonstrating a commitment to contribute to and complete the program
  • Two recommendation letters
  • TOEFL (if applicable)
    • NACES course-by-course evaluation (for degrees completed outside of the United States and English-speaking Canada)
    • Minimum score on tests taken within the last two years: 550 (paper test), 100 (computer-based test)
    • Additional accent reduction or ESL instruction may be required. Program code: 2990
  • GRE scores are preferred but not required (School Code: 7507)
  • Proof of completion of 25 observation hours signed by a licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist

There is also a required interview with program faculty. We will reach out to you to schedule this interview if you pass the initial application screening.

If you have questions about your qualifications, make an appointment with an admissions representative. We can discuss your background and do a preliminary transcript review.

For up-to-date application deadlines, visit the Graduate Admissions page.

Prerequisite Coursework

General Requirements

  • Biology
  • Chemistry OR Physics
  • Statistics
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Important notes on coursework from ASHA:
Classes taken at the high school level are not eligible to meet this requirement, with the exception of advanced placement (AP) courses that appear for credit on your college/university transcript. Coursework in the areas of biological sciences, physical sciences and statistics cannot be related to speech-language pathology, audiology, communication sciences, hearing sciences or logopedia. For examples of possible acceptable courses, visit https://www.asha.org/Certification/Course-Content-Areas-for-SLP-Standards.

Prerequisites that need to be completed by August 1, 2021:

  • Speech Science - courses that would be accepted are below
  • Hearing Science - courses that would be accepted are below
  • Phonetics
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology - courses that would be accepted are below
  • Chemistry or Physics 
  • Biology
  • Social or Behavioral Science
Hearing Science 
  • Speech and Hearing Science (can be counted as a Hearing Science, but not a Hearing Science AND Speech Science) 
  • Auditory Rehabilitation  
  • Audiology
  • Aural Rehabilitation 
  • The Hearing Mechanism 
Speech Science 
  • Speech-Language and Hearing Science: Acoustics 
  • Speech and Hearing Science (can be counted as a Speech Science, but not a Hearing Science AND Speech Science) 
  • Introduction to Speech Science 
  • Introduction to Acoustic Phonetics
Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Science Disorders 
  • Survey of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders 
  • Speech Pathology: Functional Disorders 
  • Speech Pathology I: Communication Disorders 
  • Intro to Communication Disorders 
  • Survey of Communication Disorders 
  • Nature of Speech-Language Disorders   

Admissions Deadlines: On-Campus and Online Programs

Priority Deadline: Friday, Jan. 14
Final Deadline: Monday, Jan. 31

*Priority deadline guarantees scholarship consideration.
**Final deadline: Admissions will consider granting scholarships if there is funding remaining.

***Applications for the Physician Assistant Program for the Fall 2022 semester are no longer being accepted. The PA CASPA Application cycle for Fall 2023 will open on May 15, 2022. Completed and verified applications must be submitted in CASPA by January 15, 2023.

 

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