Learning in Action

Required of all MPA and MUP students, the Capstone Program is part of NYU Wagner's clinical initiative and provides students with a year-long consulting or research project to resolve a problem or conduct an analysis for a public service organization. Generally, to be considered ready to take Capstone, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and have completed the schoolwide core courses, the Foundations of Public Service Work requirement (if applicable), and some specialization coursework.

Specific Capstone prerequisites can be found on the Program Requirement Checksheets, which can be found on the courses homepage or the course links below.

Information sessions in the spring provide students more details on registering for a Capstone course and undertaking the Capstone project. Health Policy & Management students typically choose one of the following Capstone courses:

For the most current information about Capstone sections and pre-requisites, go to /capstone/students

View descriptions of past Capstone projects.