With over 150 courses to choose from, generally held after 5:00pm, you’ll learn the basics of management, policy, and finance, and be able to dig in deeper into the issue areas you’re passionate about..


Current Issues in Health Policy

(HPAM-GP 2836)

This course is an introduction to major health policy issues and examines the role of government in the health care system. An important focus is an assessment of the role of policy analysis in the formation and implementation of national and local health policy.

Racial Inequality in America: What Do We Do Now?

(PADM-GP 2416)

Students in this course will explore the spatial aspects of inequality, including racial segregation, concentrated poverty, and government structure. Course materials will investigate the consequences of these inequalities for individuals, communities, and American society as a whole, as well as how these seemingly-intractable problems were created by and continue because of public policy decisions.

Spatial Analysis & Visualization

(URPL-GP 1620)

Open Data and Open Source software have democratized the ability of urban planners to obtain, analyze, map, and visualize data to support their work. This course will provide immersion into the world of planning-related data, providing hands-on experience with the tools, languages, and processes for working with data in the planning realm.

A majority of courses at Wagner meet in person in the evening, beginning at 5pm. We offer select courses during the day, on Saturdays, and online.

Courses Abroad

While NYU Wagner prepares you to make an impact anywhere in the world, studying abroad in the field can help you strengthen your cross-cultural competencies and further broaden your perspective. Summer study-abroad courses in Asia, Africa, and Europe are intensive.

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Courses Across NYU

NYU is the country's largest research university, and as a Wagner student you can take advantage of its breadth of offerings. Enhance your education by taking pre-approved courses at the Law School; Stern School of Business; Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development; School of Professional Studies' Center for Global Affairs; and several other schools.

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