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International Special Programs

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Through innovative teaching, a collaborative student-faculty learning environment, and an inclusive community of student and faculty scholars, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences fully engages students in learning in the liberal arts.

Programs Offered

Performing Arts

The School of Performing Arts at Pace University offers BA and BFA programs that balance strong academics with intensive, pre-professional training. Programs offer can include:

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Stage Management
  • Acting
  • Acting for Film, TV, Voice-overs & Commercials
  • Commercial Dance
  • Musical Theater
  • Production & Design for Stage & Screen


This integrated program is designed to help students improve all areas of English while learning about and participating in filmmaking. During this program, in addition to learning about filmmaking, students will learn and practice English vocabulary, pronunciation, and enunciation through acting and directing.


Prepare for professional degrees or a career in science related field such as medicine, biotechnological, or environmental field with one of our science programs. Our program will provide a broad study plan that covers various areas of the biological sciences, including physiology, ecology, botany, genetics and microbiology.

Criminal Justice

Leverage your group's outstanding analytical skills while feeding their natural curiosity with a custom criminal justice program. Coursework can include criminology, investigation, criminal law, evidence and procedure, police-community relations, community policing, terrorism, probation, and corrections.

Global Asia Institute

The Global Asia Institute is an integral part of the liberal and professional education at Pace University in New York. It builds on the University’s ongoing successful efforts to advance teaching, scholarly research, student interest and engagement, and community outreach activities on global Asia, and to connect the expertise of Pace’s Asia specialists with arts, government, business and community organizations in New York City.

Under the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, the Global Asia Institute supports a wide range of credit-bearing courses in the humanities and social sciences, as well as in Asian languages. It also promotes and coordinates campus events related to East, South, Southeast, and Inner Asia across the university.