I am required to complete PER. How do I find an internship that is relevant? How do I know whether the internship will qualify?
In order to fulfill the PER, a position must be directly relevant to your career goals as well as your degree program and/or specialization.
I have already successfully completed credits at Wagner. Will the classes I have completed be converted to the new credit system?
No, all Wagner courses taken in Summer 2015 and earlier will remain as they appear on the transcript under the 4-credit/2-credit system. Please see the grid at the end the Credit Conversion FAQ PDF to learn how to calculate remaining credits needed.
How do I sign up for an Independent Study or Independent Reading?
Where can I find information about new Wagner faculty?
How do I waive out of a course?
There are two ways you can waive a course:
How and when to register a Professional Experience Requirement (PER) position?
Once you have secured a position that matches the above requirements, you must submit it for approval in the Career Directory by following these steps:
How do I transfer credits?
How do I determine if I am required to fulfill the Professional Experience Requirement (PER)?
All MPA and MUP students who enter NYU Wagner with less than two years of full-time, degree relevant experience are required to fulfill the PER. Your admission letter would have indicated if you are required to complete PER.
Click here for more information about the PER.
How can I check my progress to ensure that I'm ready for graduation?
The Registrar's office sends a Graduation Checksheet to all students who applied for graduation. Students should review this checksheet for accuracy and/or missing degree requirements and contact their appropriate program administrator for assistance.
When do Student Services Program Advisors hold walk-in hours?
Student Services Program Advisors offer walk-in hours for current students during the fall and spring terms when classes are in session. These hours are intended for quick, general advising questions and are posted on the Advisement & Resources page.
How do I take a leave of absence?
Matriculated students in good standing who need to take a leave of absence from school for one or more semesters for national service or serious illness are required to submit a written leave of absence request to the administrator of their program along with supporting documentation. The academic year begins on September 1 and ends on August 31.