A Program to Match Today's Urban Challenges
NYU Wagner's Master of Urban Planning Program provides students with the skills to solve today's urban challenges: economic growth and equity, resilience and environmental planning, transportation, housing, and community development.
Based in a preeminent school of public service, the program blends traditional planning with public policy, management, and finance to prepare students to work in public agencies, consulting firms, nonprofits, and other organizations dedicated to building thriving urban centers.
NYU Wagner's urban planners join a network of Wagner alumni who work in communities across the nation and globe; our graduates are equipped with the broad mix of skills essential for leading cities in the 21st century.
Urban Planning in Action
I Know What You Did Last Summer: MUP 2s Reflect on their Summer Internship Experiences
September 29, 2015
As planners, our backgrounds, skills, and areas of interest are wide-ranging, from affordable housing finance to transportation infrastructure to environmental analysis. We work across private, public, and non-profit sectors, and often at their intersection. Our peers are watching and acting on some of the most important emerging questions in our world today: how to make […]
Zhan Guo | How can major cities reduce automobile congestion and pollution?Transportation.
Martha Kenton & Noah LevineCity Management.
Former Mayor Ed Koch and the Rebuilding of New York CityCity Management.
Summer Internships Around the WorldCareers.
Hilary Ballon | The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011Urban Planning.
Paul Smoke | The process, and the politics, of central-government decentralization in developing countriesInternational Development.
Empire Award for Leadership in Affordable HousingUrban Planning.
WAGTalk: Ingrid Gould Ellen, “Preserving History or Hindering Progress”Urban Planning.
NYU Wagner WAGTalk - Zhan GuoUrban Planning.
Ingrid Gould Ellen | Does subsidized housing improve communities?Housing.
Affiliated Centers & Institutes
- Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP)
- Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy
- Innovation Labs
- Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems
- Marron Institute
- Rudin Center for Tansportation Policy and Management
- Stern Urbanization Project
- Wagner Innovation Labs
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Alumni in Action
MUP - 2011
Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners
The Wagner Planner
Graduates of Wagner's international planning specialization leave well prepared to work with governments, international development agencies and community-based NGOs working on sub-national development issues.