Global Liberal Studies

Interested in a career in public service? As a Global Liberal Studies student, you already have an edge in the field with your global and interdisciplinary lens for problem-solving. Make a bigger impact by working toward Master’s in Public Administration while completing your undergraduate degree. Through the BA-MPA program offered by NYU Wagner in partnership with the NYU Liberal Studies, you can fast track into a meaningful career in public service. 

Admission to the dual-degree program is open to GLS students who have completed 64 credits toward the B.A. degree, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and who have completed at least 32 of these credits in GLS.  Interested? See the GLS website.

Advising

Adrienne Smith, Undergraduate Studies Administrator, NYU Wagner

Global Liberal Studies Advising

COURSE EQUIVALENCIES

NYU Wagner Core Course Undergraduate Course Equivalents

CORE-GP 1011 Statistical Methods

 

 

ECON-UA 18, Statistics

PSYCH-UA 10, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

SOC-UA 302, Statistics for Social Research

UPADM-GP 111, Quantitative Analysis for Public Policy

CORE-GP 1018 Microeconomics

 

 

ECON-UA 9001 and ECON-UA 9002 Economic Principles I & II

or

ECI-UF 1001, Principles of Macroeconomics and ECI-UF 2, Principles of Microeconomics

CORE-GP 1020 Managing Public Service Organizations[MPSO]

 

 

UPADM-GP 103, Introduction to Managing Public Service Organizations*

or

SOC-UA 130 Groups and Organizations and either PSYCH-UA 62 Industrial and Organizational Psychology or MGMT-UB 7 Managing People & Teams at Work

CORE-GP 1021 Financial Management

No undergraduate course equivalent

 

CORE-GP 1022 Introduction to Public Policy

 

POL-UA 300, Power and Politics in America

SCA-UA 232, Law and Urban Problems

UPADM-GP 101, Politics of Public Policy*

* UPADM-GP 101 & 103 are NYU Wagner undergraduate courses.

DEFERRAL

After completing the Bachelor of Arts degree in GLS, and before matriculating in the Master of Public Administration program at the Wagner School, you will be expected to undertake at least one year of full-time work experience, either through internships or paid positions, in a field related to your interests. This year of professional experience fulfills the Professional Experience Requirement prior to matriculation at Wagner.