NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service has been educating and preparing the world’s future public service leaders since 1938. Our students translate personal commitment into nonprofit, public, and private sector careers that have an impact on the world's most pressing issues. Our faculty conduct research that changes the way people frame, understand, analyze, and act on issues of public importance. Ranked sixth in the nation, we offer Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning, Executive Master of Public Administration, and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs.
Combining coursework in management, finance and policy with cutting-edge research and work experience in urban communities, the NYU Wagner education transforms personal commitment into public leadership.
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- Master of Public Administration-Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy
- Master of Public Administration-Health Policy and Management
- Master of Urban Planning
- Ph.D. in Public Administration
- Executive Master of Public Administration
- Advanced Certificate
- Other: Non-Degree and Undergraduate Offerings
Experiential Learning in a Global City
The global and local intersect in New York City in a way they don't anywhere else. With so many nonprofits, diverse policy and research institutes, and a high-profile city government, the opportunities to explore the field of public service are endless.