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MPA (PNP & Health) — 50% of students who began in the 2015–2016 academic year graduated in 2 years and 94% graduated in 4 years. The 4-year completion rate for AY2020 for MPA Health Management is 100%. 

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Our Community

864 students; From 37 countries; Average age: 30 (42 for Executive Program); Average years of work experience: 4 (13 for Executive Program)

Enrollment status: 50% full-time, 50% part-time (62% of students graduate in 2 year; and 92% graduate in 4 years)*; 82% of students work in some capacity while in school (internships, full-time jobs, part-time jobs, etc); Degree program breakdown: MPA-PNP 46%; MPA-HPAM 15%; MUP 12%; EMPA 6%; Online MHA 19%; PhD 2%; MSPP 1%

24 student groups that provide academic, social, and professional programming

Race/Ethnicity: 4% Two or more races; 18% Asian/Pacific Islander; 14% Hispanic; 16% Black; 48% White

Legal Sex: 30% Male; 70% Female

International Status: 15% International; 85% Domestic


Over 200 faculty (including full-time, clinical, affiliated, associated, and adjunct); Average class size: 40 in required courses, 20 in elective courses; Approximately 95 courses offered each semester
In our innovative Capstone Program, students spend one year addressing a challenge and identifying opportunities for a client or conducting research on a pressing social question—in a complex and real-world environment: 251 students, 64 projects, 10 countries.

Beyond Wagner

12,200+ alumni in 94 countries around the world
Career success: 96% of students find a job within 10 months of graduating; 2% continuing education; 2% seeking employment