Degree Programs and Requirements
MA students must complete 32 credit points (most NYU classes are 4 credit points) and select either the Archives or Public History concentration.
Required courses (depending on choice of concentration):
- Introduction to Archives or Introduction to Public History
- Advanced Archival Description or Approaches to Public History
- Digital Archives or Creating Digital History or other approved digital course
- Internship Seminar
- Research in Archives and Public History (capstone project)
Students choose their electives in consultation with the program director. In addition to electives offered by the Archives and Public History program and other NYU programs and departments (including the History Department, Museum Studies Program, and the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program), students may take courses through Columbia University’s Oral History MA program.