Learning in Action

Required of all MPA and MUP students, the Capstone Program is part of 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. Students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 to be considered ready to take Capstone.

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. Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy students typically choose one of the following Capstone courses:

View descriptions of past Capstone projects.