The MPA program includes five required core courses and a choice of four structured specializations in management, policy, finance, or international policy and management. In addition to core and specialization requirements, dual-degree students complete the Taub Seminar. Dual-degree students complete a total of 52 credits at Wagner (including Taub and Capstone).
The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies offers one of the most comprehensive Jewish studies programs in North America. Skirball faculty members research and teach Hebrew language and literature, Jewish history and culture, the sociology of the Jews, and patterns of Jewish thought. Dual-degree students complete a total of 24 credits at Skirball (and must also pass a Hebrew language requirement as well as comprehensive exams).
(4 credits per course)
(3-4 credits per course)
|Required Courses (20 credits)||
|Dual Degree Requirements (4 Wagner credits & 6 Skirball credits)||Taub Seminar||
|Specialization (20 credits)||5 courses – according to specialization|
|Capstone (4 credits)||Advanced Project according to specialization|
|Electives (4 Wagner credits & 18 Skirball credits)||1 Elective||6 Electives|
|Comp Exam Requirement||Comprehensive Exam, Hebrew Proficiency, and MA Essay|
(credits from Skirball)
(credits from Wagner)
*28 actual credits must be completed in registration residency as a Wagner student.