Pathways to Graduate Education

Pathways

Graduating YU seniors: earn your master’s degree at the Katz School! Eligible YU seniors who meet the Pathways admissions requirements may receive a 50% tuition scholarship and guaranteed admissions to one of our cutting-edge master’s degrees. You can apply in minutes. International students may be eligible for STEM-OPT.  

Participating Graduate Programs*

*Pathways scholarships only available for the programs listed above. The Online MS in Cybersecurity is excluded from this scholarship.

Application Process

You can apply in minutes with our streamlined Pathways application process. You'll simply complete the Katz School online application and submit your resume/CV. The personal statement, recommendation letters, and GREs will be waived for Pathways applicants. The Katz School will request your transcripts from the Registrar’s Office. Use code yufeewaiver to waive your application fee. 

Before you apply, contact Carl Leikhram at carl.leikhram@yu.edu or 646-745-6366 for quick instructions on waiving the additional requirements. 

Questions? Contact:

Carl Leikhram
Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions
Email: carl.leikhram@yu.edu
Office: 646-592-4723
Cell/WhatsApp: 646-745-6366
Schedule an Appointment Online

Free Workshops in Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, and BioTech

Brush up your skills with the Katz School's free 8-week introductory workshops in Data Analytics and Programming; Cybersecurity: Networking Fundamentals; and Biotech: Intro to Biological Sciences. Open to all YU seniors. Contact us to enroll.

Pathways Program Admissions Requirements

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors

  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Pre-engineering, Statistics are eligible for guaranteed admission.
  • Economics, Finance, and Biology will require an interview.

Admission Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.3 with a B+ or better in prerequisite courses 
Prerequisites: Two courses in a high-level programming language such as Java, C++ or Python, Multivariate Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Probability/Statistics

For more information about the program, please visit the Artificial Intelligence website.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors
Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Pre-Health, Public Health; for non-science majors, including Accounting, Finance, Information and Decision Sciences, BIMA, Marketing, Psychology, Sociology, Strategy & Entrepreneurship, your first semester will include a graduate life science course

Admission Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.0. Non-science majors must have completed one science course with a B+ or better

For more information about the program, please visit the BME website.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors
All majors

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • At least one undergraduate course in Networking with B+ or better; or relevant work experience. If no networking course then conditional acceptance based on the above with requirement to complete CompTIA Networking+ course and certification exam which must be submitted to admissions for verification.

For more information about the program, please visit the Cybersecurity website.

*The Online MS in Cybersecurity is excluded from the pathways scholarship.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors
Information and Decision Sciences, BIMA, or any quantitative/science majors such as: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Math, Physics, Psychology, Sociology; Other majors should contact us. 

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 with a B+ or better in at least two quantitative, programming, or database courses

For more information about the program, please visit the DAV website.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors
All majors 

Admission Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.0

For more information about the program, please visit the Digital Marketing and Media website.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors

  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Pre-engineering, Statistics are eligible for guaranteed admission.
  • Economics, Finance, and Biology will require an interview

Admission Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.3 with a B+ or better in prerequisite courses 
Prerequisites: Multivariate Calculus and Linear Algebra

For more information about the program, please visit the Math website.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors

  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Pre-engineering, Statistics are eligible for guaranteed admission.
  • Economics, Finance, and Biology will require an interview.

Admission Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.3 with a B+ or better in prerequisite courses 
Prerequisites: four courses in Physics, at least one with a lab (Mechanics; Electromagnetism; and two intermediate/advanced level courses, for example in Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Quantum Mechanics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Thermodynamics)

For more information about the program, please visit the Physics website.

Qualifying Undergraduate Majors/Minors
Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Physics, Pre-engineering

Admission Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.3 with a B+ or better in prerequisite courses 
Prerequisites: Multivariate Calculus and Linear Algebra

For more information about the program, please visit the QE website.

Carl Leikhram 
Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions

Email: carl.leikhram@yu.edu
Office: 646-592-4723
Cell/WhatsApp: 646-745-6366
Schedule an Appointment Online