The heart of NYU Wagner's programs is our faculty. An amalgam of full-time, clinical/research/visiting, and adjunct professors, they are outstanding teachers, expert researchers and committed practitioners.
Both domestically and globally, research by NYU Wagner faculty examines issues of public importance with an eye to making a difference.
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An extensive list of journal articles, books, book chapters and reports from NYU Wagner's faculty.
The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is home to research and policy centers, institutes, and initiatives that focus on solving urban problems and strengthening public policy and public service nationally and around the world.
The Financial Access Initiative (FAI) is a consortium of researchers at NYU, Yale, Harvard and IPA focused on finding answers to how financial sectors can better meet the needs of poor households.
Since its founding in 1994, the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy has become the leading academic research center in New York City devoted to the public policy aspects of land use, real estate development and housing.
The Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (ICIS) is a research and education center founded in January 1998, located at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and directed by Professor Rae Zimmerman. ICIS promotes interdisciplinary approaches to planning, building, and managing the complex world of civil infrastructure systems to meet their social and environmental objectives.
A university-wide, multidisciplinary enterprise, the Institute for Education and Social Policy was founded by former Wagner Dean and NYU Executive Vice President Robert Berne, the Aaron Diamond Foundation's Norm Fruchter, and NYU Steinhardt School of Education Dean Ann Marcus. The Institute investigates urban education issues and studies the impact of public policy on students from poor, disadvantaged, urban communities.
New York University is proud to announce the establishment of the John Brademas Center for the Study of Congress at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. The Center is named in honor of NYU President Emeritus and former Member of Congress, Dr. John Brademas.
The NYUAD Center for Global Public Service and Social Impact's mission is to advance international understanding and effective practice for strengthening the global public service as a driver of social impact in a constantly changing international environment. It is designed to support the entrepreneurial, effective and efficient production of public value by governments, nongovernmental organizations and private social ventures, by working through networks of scholars, opinion leaders and senior executives across the world.
The Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA) creates collaborative learning environments that break down this isolation, foster needed connections and networks, and yield new and practical insights and strategies.
Established in 1996 at New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and named in September 2000 in recognition of a generous gift from civic leader Lewis Rudin, the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management is currently led by Mitchell Moss.
New York University’s Marron Institute on Cities and the Urban Environment is an interdisciplinary and international effort to advance solution-oriented research and teaching on cities and the urban environment.
The Governance Lab (GovLab) designs more open, effective and networked institutions to improve the quality of people's lives. Our work is based on two hypotheses:
- More participatory, decentralized, and agile institutions, enabled and supported by advances in technology, solve problems faster and more successfully.
- Greater engagement leads not only to more legitimate democratic governance but also to better solutions for citizens.
The Berman Jewish Policy Archive at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is a central address for Jewish communal and social policy, both on the web and in its home at NYU Wagner. Named for its principal funder, The Berman Foundation, BJPA's primary focus is on making the vast amount of policy-relevant material accessible and available to all those who seek it.
At the intersection of new ideas and intractable social challenges lies The NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship, a cross-university initiative that finds changemakers from across the globe and transforms them into gamechangers.
Global forces are dramatically changing the environments of children, youth and adults both in the United States and throughout the world. First- and second-generation immigrant children are on their way to becoming the majority of children in the U.S., bringing linguistic and cultural diversity to the institutions with which they come in contact.
NYU Wagner is affiliated with the Nathan Kline Institute, the National Hispanic Health Foundation, and the Transatlantic Policy Consortium.
Ranked #6 in Public Affairs by U.S. News & World Report, the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service educates the future leaders of public, nonprofit, healthcare and private sector organizations addressing the world's critical issues.
Students who wish to take only a few courses at Wagner must apply as a non-degree student by the appropriate deadlines; however, non-degree applicants are not eligible for scholarship consideration.
NYU Wagner offers more than 150 different courses, allowing students to select not only by degree and specialization within that degree, but also by topic area.
Capstone is learning in action. Part of the core curriculum of the MPA and MUP programs at NYU Wagner, the Capstone program combines critical learning with an opportunity to perform a public service.
The flexible and fluid world of public service requires a broad and transferable education. Housed in a school of public service, rather than a school of public policy or public affairs, the Master of Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy program at NYU Wagner educates professionals committed to public service in all sectors.
NYU Wagner's Health Policy and Management program has been recognized as one of the best in the country. Located in a school of public service rather than in a medical or public health school, our program crosses traditional boundaries, linking management, finance, and policy, and provides students with the cutting-edge concepts and skills needed to shape the future of health policy and management.
NYU Wagner's Master of Urban Planning program prepares students for the full set of challenges of today's cities, balancing development, community needs and social justice, provision of critical public services, sustainability and security.
Through theoretical and methodological training, Wagner's doctoral students learn how to produce insights required for effective and equitable public and nonprofit programs and policies. Our program is interdisciplinary, flexible, and provides a wide range of academic opportunities for students.
With a powerful professional network and a flexible curriculum, the Executive MPA program helps mid-career professionals prepare for the highest levels of public service leadership.
NYU Wagner offers a number of dual degrees in conjunction with other NYU schools. Programming and academic resources can include exclusive speaker events, tailored orientations and designated faculty and administrative advisors.
The Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service offers a set of courses and minors open only to undergraduates. All of the courses are taught by Wagner School faculty who are recognized experts in their fields and provide students with an opportunity to explore some of the most important public policy issues facing policy-makers and practitioners at the local and national level today.
NYU Wagner offers a range of Advanced Professional Certificates for public service professionals who want to enhance their public service careers. These Advanced Professional Certificates provide high-quality instruction in Finance, Health, International Development, Management, and Public Policy--providing students with a specific skill set and knowledge base for professional advancement.
Students arrive at NYU with the desire to serve the public. They leave with the skills and experience to bring about change. Combining coursework in management, finance and policy with cutting-edge research and work experience in urban communities, the NYU Wagner education will enable you to transform your personal commitment into public leadership.
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Deciding where to attend graduate school can be difficult. When choosing the right school, students must carefully consider many factors.
The admissions process is designed to review the overall potential of applicants to determine which students will succeed in their studies and their careers.
Admissions review is conducted on a modified rolling basis. Applicants seeking a merit-based scholarship consideration should complete the application process as early as possible.
Attending graduate school is an investment in your future and a serious commitment of time and money. There are many ways students can fund an NYU Wagner education and we strongly encourage you to seek out all possibilities.
We understand that attending NYU Wagner is both an investment in time and money. We are committed to helping our students identify and maximize the resources that will enable them to afford a Wagner education.
Whether in their first or last semester, students at NYU Wagner have many resources to help them navigate their way to graduation.
NYU Wagner’s Office of External Affairs (OEA) is responsible for the “public face” of the school, including marketing, communications, events, branding, and media. OEA maintains a consistent and strong brand for NYU Wagner through various communications channels, and collaborates with various stakeholders – including student groups – to successfully plan and execute events and programming.
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Through the Wagner Student Directory you can search for others in the Wagner community by areas of interest, enrollment status, and student group membership. And the more you share about your professional and academic interests, the more others in the Wagner community will be able to find you.
The journey map is a resource that describes key phases of the NYU Wagner student experience.
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These procedures supplement the Student Disciplinary Procedures of New York University, as approved by the vote of the Wagner school faculty on December 16, 2010.
NYU Wagner has several advisement options for students, including student and program services administrators, faculty advisors and the Office of Career Services.
The Wagner Student Association encourages students to get involved in extracurricular life at NYU Wagner through student organizations, volunteer efforts and community events.
NYU Wagner's Office of Career Services (OCS) provides students and alumni with the resources needed to build successful public service careers. Explore our resources for Job seekers and employers.
During Walk-In Hours and Scheduled Appointments, OCS advisors provide students and alumni with one-on-one career counseling. Visit us to discuss resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews, discuss work-place issues and more.
NYU Wagner's Career Directory is an online database of job, internship and fellowship postings across the field of public service. Students and alumni can log-in to view postings, RSVP for career events, and search employer profiles.
NYU Wagner's Office of Career Services has created a variety of guides to assist students and alumni in the career planning process. Learn how to compose compelling resumes, negotiate job offers, prepare for interviews and more.
WAG-NET, NYU Wagner's online networking database, connects students and alumni who are interested in sharing professional advice. Register to explore career options, create professional networks and stay abreast of industry trends.
OCS offers resources to help public service employers recruit permanent staff and obtain critical support from experienced interns and/or Capstone teams. Learn more about NYU Wagner, post positions, and connect with candidates.
As seasoned professionals, recent college graduates or mid-career managers, NYU Wagner's students and alumni are leading change making initiatives across all sectors and public service industries. Learn about the types of jobs, internships and other professional roles our students and alumni hold.
Post a position on NYU Wagner's Career Directory. Connect with outstanding candidates who are seeking quality public service career opportunities.
Information Sessions offer a great opportunity for public service employers to spread the word about staffing needs and identify promising candidates for jobs and internships. Contact us today to schedule an Info Session.
Through the on-campus recruitment program, OCS assists public service employers in posting positions, collecting applications and scheduling interviews on campus. Streamline the hiring process through our free program.
Find out how our recent alumni are faring in the job market.
OCS hosts educational and networking events to support students and alumni in their career development. Join us at our career panels, luncheons, employer information sessions, workshops and career expos.
OCS has composed lists of web-based resources to aid students and alumni in their career development activities. Browse job posting sites, professional associations, links to industry websites, and OCS library resources.
Composing Your Career is a framework intended for those who are dedicated to public service, but are still curious about how to do it. We invite you to explore the resources and videos below, and we wish you luck as you Compose Your Career.
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NYU Wagner's faculty share their ideas and research in the press, and reporters cover news coming from the school.
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The NYU Wagner Public Service Today EventCast documents presentations and discussions on issues related to degree programs, faculty research, and centers/institutes at NYU Wagner.
Built between 1885 and 1893, the Puck Building is one of New York's most historic landmarks. Located in SoHo on the corner of Houston and Lafayette Streets, the facility has been home to tenants such as J. Ottmann Lithographing Company, Puck Magazine, and Spy Magazine.
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