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Tracy Jo Ingram

First-gen MPA student brings passion for positive change back to her roots

Meet Tracy Jo Ingram (MPA Candidate 2019), a native of Louisville, Kentucky, who hopes to build a skill set at NYU Wagner based on equity and inclusion that she can bring home.

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Project Alianza Scholarship Recipient and Mother, Capstone Team, Nicaragua

NYU Wagner Capstone Team works with alumna to improve education in Nicaragua coffee fields

NYU Wagner alumna Kristin Van Busum founded Project Alianza, which provides educational opportunities for children at risk of child labor in rural coffee communities, and she enlisted a Capstone team to help figure out how to expand the organization's reach.

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Hassan Naveed

NYU Wagner alum bridges divide between vulnerable communities and police

Hassan Naveed (MPA-PNP 2016) strategizes on how to improve police-community relations as the Director of Outreach for the Department of Investigation’s Inspector General for the New York City Police Department. 

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Learn a set of frameworks, skills, and analytics that will prepare you for the many roles, organizations, and sectors your career will span.

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Recognized as one of the best in the country, this cutting-edge program crosses traditional boundaries and prepares you to shape the future of healthcare.

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Gain skills to solve today's urban challenges and put your ideas to work building thriving urban centers.

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Acquire the leadership and management skills needed to lead change in US healthcare and advance your career in a part-time online program.

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Learn to analyze and address the most pressing public service challenges of our time.

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As an experienced leader, develop the skill sets you'll need to tackle the most complex public service challenges.

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Study the complex questions that drive you through our interdisciplinary and flexible program that emphasizes rigorous, cutting-edge research.

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Make a positive impact on the world by earning a dual degree—and do it in a condensed timeframe.

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Providing the world's future public service leaders with tangible, applicable skills to make a positive impact.

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12,000+ alumni around the world
96% of students are employed within 10 months of graduating
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