Silver School of Social Work, New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

FAQ

How do I apply to a post-master’s certificate program?

Applications for our certificate programs may be found on individual program web page. Applications must be completed online from each certificate program web pages. Printed versions of the application will not be reviewed. Applicants are required to attach a current resume and brief statement of interest to their application. The Palliative and End-of-Life Care certificate program requires an interview.

When is the deadline to apply to a post-master’s certificate program?

The deadline to apply for programs beginning in the Fall 2014 is August 1, 2014. The deadline to apply for programs beginning in the Spring 2014 is December 1, 2014. Applicants will be notified of acceptance within two weeks of receipt of application materials. Applications submitted beyond the acceptance date will be considered on a space-available basis.

How do I register for a conference or event?

Registration for conferences and events held by the Office of Global and Lifelong Learning is completed online. Please visit individual conference or event web pages, which contain links for credit card and check payment methods.

Is financial assistance available for the post-master’s certificate programs?

Financial assistance is not available; however, the program offers several fee discounts described below:

  • 25% discount for NYU Silver School of Social Work MSW/PhD alumni.
  • 25% discount for field instructors currently working with NYU Silver School of Social Work graduate students.
  • 25% discount for applicants who have already completed two or more NYU SSSW certificate programs.
  • 15% discount for applicants who have already completed one NYU SSSW certificate program.
  • 25% discount for agency educational coordinators.
  • 25% discount 3 or more applicants accepted from the same agency to this program

Please note: discounts may not be combined.

Is financial assistance available for conferences and events?

Financial assistance is not available; however, conference and event registrants may be eligible for the following fee discounts (which may not be combined):

  • 15% discount for registrants who have taken one NYU SSSW certificate program
  • 25% discount for NYU SSSW grads, field instructors and education coordinators*
  • 25% discount for five or more registrants from the same agency (contact Stephanie Kaplan for information)

*Current field instructors and educational coordinators who have instructed NYU students within the current and last academic years are eligible. For example, in 2012-13, discounts are available for those who are teaching in 2012-13 and who instructed in 2011-2012.

Are flexible payment plans available for post-master’s certificate program students?

Flexible payment plans are not available. Upon acceptance into the post-master’s certificate program, a $250 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place. This deposit is applied to the total cost of tuition. Upon acceptance, a tuition payment schedule will be provided. Students must meet payment schedule deadlines in order to attend class.

What is the payment process for a post-master’s certificate program student who plans on receiving tuition reimbursement from an agency or union?

Students who plan on receiving tuition reimbursements from their agency or their union are expected to submit tuition payments according to the tuition payment schedule outlined by OGLL. You will be provided all necessary documentation in order to receive agency reimbursement upon successful completion of the program.

When will I receive my CEU's for attending an NYU SSSW Conference or Event?

CEU's are distributed at the end of events when you turn in your completed event evaluation form.

Where can I find more information about Continuing Education Units (CEU's)?

The Silver School of Social Work is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0012.

You can find more information about continuing education providers at: http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/sw/swceproviderlist.htm

Who generally applies to a Post-Master's Certificate Program?

Post-master’s certificate program students seek to advance their knowledge in treatment strategies and improve their approaches to complicated cases, recognizing that, while experience is important, gaining additional knowledge and training is also crucial. Students range in experience and include social workers in private practice, case managers, therapists in community-based health care agencies, and agency leaders. Related mental health professionals also participate.

Who is the faculty?

Our faculty is highly experienced in research, practice, education, and agency leadership, and offers the most current approaches to assessment, treatment, care management, integrated care, and organizational leadership. They provide in-depth insights about working with diverse populations in varied circumstances while teaching the application of theory to practice.

raising hands

Staff Directory:

Dr. Eileen Wolkstein, Director
ew10@nyu.edu
212-998-9099

Henry Samelson, Assistant Director
henry.samelson@nyu.edu
212-998-5963

Stephanie Kaplan, Event and Program Coordinator
stephanie.kaplan@nyu.edu
212-998-5897

Fax Number:

212-995-4497

Follow Global and Lifelong Learning on: