Broad studies, deep inquiry, real-world skills

For professionals ready to face the constantly changing challenges of public service, the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service provides a rigorous education that prepares our graduates to be leaders. Established in 1938, NYU Wagner offers advanced programs leading to the professional degrees of Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning, Executive Master of Public Administration and Doctor of Philosophy.

The coursework at NYU Wagner has an urban and global focus and an interdisciplinary approach to teach students management, policy and finance. NYU Wagner takes full advantage of being located in the heart of one of the world's busiest global cities, with opportunities that connect the classroom to the real world. Students learn from practitioners and researchers who are actively involved in setting the course at key nonprofit organizations, health care providers and government agencies.

 

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  • Victor Rodwin | How does the healthcare in NYC compare to other world cities?

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  • Paul C. Light: What is a government ill-executed?

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  • WAGTalk: Mitchell Moss, “The Future of New York”

    Urban Planning
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  • WAGTalk: John Billings, “Improving Care for High Cost/ High Risk Patients”

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  • Sonia Ospina | Advancing Relational Leadership Research and Practice

    Leadership
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  • Jonathan Morduch | Is microlending the solution for global poverty?

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  • A Window on Wagner

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  • Ingrid Gould Ellen | Does subsidized housing improve communities?

    Housing
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  • WAGTalk: Beth Simone Novak, “Big Data, Small Data, Open Data”

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  • Erica G. Foldy | What enables teams of social workers to be more effective?

    Management
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  • Anthony Kovner | What greater role can Evidence-Based Management play in healthcare?

    Health
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  • Joe Magee | How does power shape our perception?

    Politics
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  • Katherine O'Regan | Are low-income neighborhoods helped or harmed by current Federal affordable-housing policies?

    Housing
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  • WAGTalk: Nirupama Rao, “The 47 or 67 Percent?”

    Finance
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