LGBTQ+ Health, Education, and Social Services (Advanced Certificate)

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Program Description

The Advanced Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health, Education, and Social Services program is designed to give students the tools and depth of knowledge to work with the LGBTQ+ community, or to work in educational, health, research, counseling, and community-based settings that support and serve these populations.

Students in this program will become knowledgeable about the social, political, economic, and health disparities faced by LGBTQ+ individuals across the lifespan, and learn to understand the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity with regard to race, ethnicity, immigration and citizenship status, social class, age, and ability, as well as the major policy issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community.


Admission to graduate programs in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development requires the following minimum components:

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proficiency in English

See NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Admissions website for additional information on school-wide admission. Some programs may require additional components for admissions.

See How to Apply for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.