Advanced Professional Certificate in Public Policy Analysis

This certificate draws from NYU Wagner’s top-ranked Policy program to deepen students’ understanding of the way in which public policy and political realities interact at the national, state, and local levels. It provides students with a fundamental understanding of the tools necessary to conduct public policy analysis, program evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, multivariate regression, and the criteria to assessing the need for government intervention.

Students must complete 12 credits to obtain this Certificate (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted).

Required Courses:

Students must complete or waive the following courses:

  • CORE GP 1022 Introduction to Public Policy
  • CORE GP 1011 Statistical Methods for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Management


Students can choose electives from the following list of courses: