ARTS AND SCIENCESCommunications (BS)*Criminal Justice (BS)English (BA)General Education (AA)History (BA)Interdisciplinary Studies (BA or BS)Liberal Arts and Sciences: Sciences (AA)*Mathematics (BA)*Philosophy (BA)*Psychology (BA)Religion (BA)*Sociology (BA)*BIBLE AND CHRISTIAN MINISTRYBiblical and Theological Studies (BA)Christian Education (BS)*Christian Work (AS)Cross-Cultural Studies (BA)*Pastoral Ministry (BS)Youth Ministry (BS)*BUSINESS AND LEADERSHIPAccounting (BS)*Business Administration (AS)Business Administration (BS)Business Administration (MBA)Organizational Management (BS or BPS)Organizational Leadership (MS)EDUCATION PROGRAMSAdolescent Education (BS)Childhood Education (BS)Childhood Education (MS)Childhood/Early Childhood Education (BS)*Childhood Special Education (BS/MS)Childhood Special Education (MS)Early Childhood Education (BS)*Inclusive Education (MS)TESOL (BS)*HUMAN SERVICESMarriage & Family Therapy (MA)*Mental Health Counseling (MA)Social Work (BS)MUSIC PROGRAMSComposition (MusB)Instrumental Performance (MusB)Music (BA)Music Education (MusB)Piano Performance (MusB)Sacred Music (SMB)Voice Performance (MusB)NURSINGNursing (BS)*ALLIANCE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARYBiblical Literature New Testament (MA)Biblical Literature Old Testament (MA)Christian Leadership in the Global Context (DMin)*Christian Ministry (MPS)Intercultural Studies (MA)*Theology and Missions (MDiv)Urban Ministry (MPS)*Offered only at the residential campusAccreditations:• Accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of NY.• Education degrees are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). They are nationally recognized by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), the National Council for the Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Nyack College is a member and accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) for teacher certiﬁcation.• Social Work program has been approved for accreditation with the Council for Social Work Education (CSWE).• Music programs have been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1962.Academic Programs
With 50 majors, delivered through eight different academic divisions on two campuses, Nyack has a program of study to meet your needs.Nyack faculty are leaders in the ﬁelds of biblical study and Christian ministry; business and commu-nications; the liberal arts and sciences; education; the social and behavioral sciences; as well as music and the performing arts.All bachelor’s degree students will graduate with a Bible and Ministry minor. And every one of Nyack’s professors is committed to teaching in a way that connects their subject with Christian faith.“Academic excellence means thinking critically through diverse disciplines and literature. We endeavor to position our hearts and minds to understand and act from a Biblical perspective.” — Miguel Sanchez, Asst. Prof. of SociologyNyack is academically excellent.NYACK EXCELS
“What makes the class in the Philippines special is how it helps the students expand the horizon of their lives, deepen their relationships with family, friends, and the Creator, and discover their new self mission.” — Kwi-Ryung, Chair, Dept. of Social Work.OFF-CAMPUS STUDY PROGRAMS• Global Service Learning course offerings include locations such as Dominican Republic, Egypt, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Mozambique, Philippines, Spain, and Taiwan• Semester Abroad programs in Australia, China, Latin America, Middle East, England, Russia and Uganda• Washington DC Semester
“I’m so excited about my semester abroad in Kurdistan. I’m sure it will be a life-changing experience.” — Anna Crouch , ‘12 Cross-Cultural Studies, Moscow, RussiaWherever you live, whatever your career, anything that happens in another part of the world will affect your life, eventually. To adequately know the world in which you live, you must encounter it, face to face.Nyack College will help you do just that, because Nyack is globally engaged.Nyack’s campuses are located in and around New York; one of the world’s premiere cultural, commercial and communications centers. On these campuses, you’ll meet students and faculty from all parts of the world. Nyack’s classes are taught with a global perspective that will expand your thinking beyond the limits of your own experience. And Nyack offers overseas study opportunities in places where students will meet their world ﬁrst-hand.At Nyack you won’t just learn about your world... you’ll encounter it. As a result you’ll leave Nyack with a larger awareness of the world and its needs. And, like many Nyack graduates, you may leave with a personal commitment to go and to meet those needs.Nyack is globally engaged.NYACK EXTENDS
“I love that Nyack is so diverse. It’s unique and special, and gives you a glimpse of what heaven will be like.” —Darly Thomson, ‘10, Sociology, New York, NY
An irreplaceable part of a college education is experiencing the diversity of today’s world so that you can broaden your under-standing and appreciation of the world. Only then can you truly ﬁnd your place in it.At Nyack College you’ll broaden your world because Nyack is inten-tionally diverse. In fact, Nyack College has been recognized as one of the most diverse Christian colleges ever.Nyack students come from more than 30 different countries and 40 U.S. states and represent over 35 denominations.At Nyack you’ll meet people whose experiences and understand-ings are very different from yours. And you’ll learn from them. As a result, your ability to understand and appreciate your world will expand.You’ll become the kind of person employers seek to hire for diverse workplaces. You’ll become the kind of person who can make a difference in communities that grow more diverse each day. You’ll gain an education based not upon the world of the past, but upon the diverse world of the future.Nyack is intentionally diverse.NYACK INCLUDES
Any college education will discuss the many global and social problems that confront us. At Nyack, our education is taught in the context of the truth of Jesus Christ. This means that at Nyack we do more than describe and explain our broken world: we respond to it.Nyack teaches its students more than just the words of Christ. We talk about His heart and His hands, as well.Graduates from Nyack College take their educa-tion into a wide variety of ministry, educational, heal-ing and community-building professions. Countless others give of themselves and volunteer their time to charities, churches and other helping organizations. It’s a practice that many of them began at Nyack. They did so because Nyack is socially relevant.Whether it is in a classroom in which you’ll learn how to combat real-life problems with Christian compassion and academic excellence, or whether it is by participating in one of Nyack’s volunteer student organizations, you’ll ﬁnd Nyack to be socially relevant. You’ll have opportunities to respond to your world.Nyack is socially relevant.School of Education students gathered to wrap more than 200 Christmas presents for underprivileged children in Rockland County.
“I am a student leader on the Haiti Solidarity Committee. It was especially beautiful to see the campus community respond together with the Haitian students. This community shares my heart.” — Chelsea Geyer ‘12 English, Aurora, COStudents perform at Haiti fundraiser.Members of Hands of Compassion, a student ministry to the homeless in Manhattan, prepare sandwiches.NYACK ENGAGES
“The Nyack Experience (Chapel) is a place for students to come and gather before God, listen to His voice, and present their heart‘s concern to Him.” — Charles Hammond, Associate Dean of Students, NYC CampusOver the next four years, you will change in many ways. You will change whether you attend Nyack or not. You will change whether you attend college or not. Change is inevitable. The only question that remains is, “How will you change?”Nyack students change in many ways as they learn to meet, understand, encounter and respond to the world. But at Nyack, the transformation that really matters is the personal transformation that occurs when students encounter Jesus.At Nyack, we believe that Christian faith is not faith in a set of ideas or in a religious tradition. Christian faith is belief that comes from a relationship with a person. That person is Jesus Christ.That’s why we provide so many opportunities for you to meet Jesus in new and mean-ingful ways. In our chapel services, in Christian service opportunities, in conversations with faculty and fellow students, and in many other settings, we’re committed to helping you deepen your relationship with Him.Over the past one hundred and twenty-eight years, we’ve found that once students experience this kind of personal transformation, it changes their world. It makes all the difference for them in college and beyond.Nyack is personally transforming.
Students attend chapel three times a week at the Rockland campus and twice a week at the NYCcampus.NYACK TRANSFORMS
“The community at Nyack is great. We hurt, cry, laugh, share, and connect. My experience would not have been what it is today if it had not been for my friends.” — David Belmar, ’11, Adolescent Education & History, Bronx, NY
Only some of what you will learn is in the classroom.You’ll learn the rest as you become involved in the rich community life that exists at Nyack. From involvement in student govern-ment to a student drama ensemble, or a minis-try team, Nyack has something for everyone.You can become a member of one of Nyack’s many clubs, organizations and music groups. Performing opportunities are numer-ous for musicians at Nyack College. Music and non-music majors are encouraged to participate in ensembles, recitals and concerts. There are also opportunities for you to be part of worship through student-led vocal and instrumental groups. You can lead a small group or join a prayer or ministry team.Make friends. Share your interests. Follow your passions. Get involved!Nyack is about community.NYACK NURTURES
“The season was a testimony of what God can do in and through each one of us when we seek Him ﬁrst and give Him all the glory.” — Coach Josh Thompson, Women’s Basketball Conference ChampionsIf your world isn’t complete without the thrill of athletic competition, Nyack College is the place for you. If you are a serious athlete, you might want to compete as a member of a Nyack intercollegiate team.Nyack’s teams compete at the NCAA Division II level in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). We also compete in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) at the Division I level.Nyack’s mission in Athletics is to serve and develop all our student-athletes spiritually, intellectually and physically. Our coaches are challenged to facilitate growth in all of these areas. Spiritually, we provide the opportunity to experience such things as group prayer, team devotions, and interpersonal bonding. Intellectually, we challenge all of our student-athletes to excel in the classroom. Our Academic Accountability Program is speciﬁcally designed to ensure academic success. Physically, we prepare athletes for competition through specialized training in our ﬁtness center and training room.At Nyack, we seek to bring our Christian faith and our commit-ment to personal transformation with us to the ﬁeld, court or ﬁnish line.Nyack is competitive.
INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC TEAMS*Women: Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballMen: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer*Nyack’s teams compete at the NCAA Division II level in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) at the Division I level.2009-10 ATHLETIC HIGHLIGHTS:• Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Men’s Soccer Champions and went on to play in the National Christian College East Regional Tournament• Central Atlantic College Conference Women’s Basketball Champions and went on to play in the NCAA Division II East Region Tournament• Golf team was ﬁrst in program’s history to play in the NCAA Division II Atlantic/East Regional TournamentNYACK COMPETES
“I love the location of Nyack College. It’s close to the city and overlooking the Hudson River.” — Tahira Abdullah ’13, Nursing, New City, NYThe Tappan Zee Bridge can be seen from the campus.
HUDSON RIVERWhile living at the residential campus, you can enjoy numerous parks, cultural and historic sites, and entertainment. Hike to the top of Hook Mountain, feed the ducks along the river at Memorial Park, bike the three-mile trail around Rockland Lake, or walk along the river at Nyack Beach State Park. Or explore the quaint village of Nyack with its shops and restau-rants. Only a mile away, the Palisades Center is the second largest mall in New York State with over 250 shops, 12 restaurants, 21-screen theatre, ice skating rink, ferris wheel and carousel.There are hundreds of places to visit in the metro-politan New York area. Within an hour’s drive are well known sites including Rye Playland, Bronx Zoo, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park, Madison Square Garden, Broadway, Times Square, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Giant Stadium (NY Giants, NY Jets), Izod Center (NJ Nets), Prudential Center (NJ Devils), Citiﬁeld (NY Mets), and Yankee Stadium.New York City commuter students attend classes at the campus on Broadway in Manhattan, just 23 miles from the residen-tial campus. Located in the TriBeca area, it is accessible by subway, bus and Path trains. Nearby places include the courthouses of Foley Square, the African Burial Ground, cemetery of St. Paul’s Church, the hallowed grounds of the World Trade Center site, the Woolworth Building, Sugar House Prison Window, Chinatown and Little Italy.This ideal location in one of the greatest urban centers allows for unlimited internship possibilities to enhance your academic experi-ence. And it provides you with many opportuni-ties to share your faith and minister to others.Nyack is ideally located.NYACK EMBRACES
Nyack is committed to the success of all of its students, and stands ready to be actively involved in their college experience. Student development provides excellent support through health services, spiritual formation, counseling and career services.Students beneﬁt from program-ming provided by the Division of Academic Support Services. Our prayer is that students will go out and bless others because of the educational and personal develop-ment opportunities they received at Nyack.Personal Financial Aid Counselors at Nyack recognize that ﬁnancing an education can sometimes be a difﬁcult and confusing expe-rience and are available to assist prospective students through the process. With over 90% of students receiving some form of ﬁnancial aid through federal, state, and college ﬁnancial aid programs, Nyack becomes a wise and valuable investment.“Nyack will make a profound difference in your life so that you can go and make a difference in your world.” — Dr. Michael Scales, Nyack College President• Health Services• Career Services• Counseling• Spiritual Formation• First-Year Studies• Learning Assistance Program• Writing Center• College Summer Warm-Up (Rockland campus)• Higher Educational Opportunity Program (NYS residents, Nyack Rockland campus)• ESL Classes (NYC campus)• English Language Institute (NYC campus)STUDENT SERVICES
Nyack Residential Campus 1-800-33-NYACK email@example.comNYC Commuter Campus 1-877-626-2236 firstname.lastname@example.orgTo apply for admission at Nyack, please submit your appli-cation, ofﬁcial high school transcript, SAT or ACT scores (for recent high school graduates), college academic tran-scripts (for transfer students), and personal recommenda-tions. Find out more about your future at Nyack and apply online at www.nyack.edu or contact the appropriate admis-sions ofﬁce by calling or emailing.“I loved the community and that there were people who cared about me and wanted me to grow and strengthened my relationship with Christ. It was good to have the encouragement and support.” — Pang Yang, ’10 Cross Cultural Studies, Minneapolis, MinnesotaNYACK BECKONS
www.nyack.eduOne South Boulevard, Nyack, NY 10960-3698 1-800-33-NYACK • Fax 845-358-3047 • email@example.com Broadway/93 Worth Street • New York, NY 10013-3904 1-877-626-2236 • Fax 212-343-2668 • firstname.lastname@example.orgFacebook: Nyack-CollegeOur prayer is that we are able to serve students so they will go out and bless others because of the educational and personal development opportunities they received at Nyack.