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.

The deadline to apply for programs beginning in the Fall 2016 is August 15, 2016. The deadline to apply for programs beginning in the Spring 2017 is December 1, 2016. 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.

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.

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

  • 25% discount for NYU Silver School of Social Work BS/MSW/PhD alumni.
  • 25% discount for field instructors currently working with NYU Silver School of Social Work graduate students.
  • 15% discount for applicants who have already completed one NYU SSSW certificate program.
  • 25% discount for agency educational coordinators.

Please note: discounts may not be combined.

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

  • 25% discount for NYU SSSW alumni
  • 15% discount for registrants who have taken one NYU SSSW certificate program
  • 25% discount for NYU SSSW field instructors and education coordinators*

*Current field instructors and educational coordinators who have instructed NYU students within the current and last academic years are eligible. For example, in 2016-17, discounts are available for those who are teaching in 2016-17 and who instructed in 2015-2016.

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.

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.

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

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.

This organization (NYU Silver School of Social Work, 1415) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. NYU Silver School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/11/15 - 11/11/16. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.  

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.

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.