New York University

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Program in Trauma and Violence Transdisciplinary Studies


70 Washington Square South

New York City, NY 10012

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Trauma and Violence Transdisciplinary Studies, Advanced Certificate-Trauma and Violence Transdisciplinary Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Program in Trauma and Violence Transdisciplinary Studies is devoted to inquiry into all of the theoretical, critical, and clinical aspects of the analysis and treatment of trauma and violence, and their aftermath. Possible areas of study include war, torture, and terrorism; genocide; Holocaust studies; post-traumatic distress disorder; human rights; hatred; school violence; intimate abuse; illness; natural disasters; memory, remembrance, and memorialization; healing and reconciliation; and representations of violence and trauma. Building on the strong foundation of a core curriculum, students pursue an individualized course of study. The Master of Arts degree program offers unique preparation for careers in the nonprofit world or for doctoral study.


New York University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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