Very few students are admitted to the Doctoral Program. The admissions process is designed to identify those applicants who are most likely to succeed in their studies and their careers and for whom there is a good match between their interests and those ...
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What does the admission committee look for?
What is the minimum GRE score the admissions committee requires?
No minimum score is required. The admissions committee is looking for applicants who demonstrate that they can handle graduate level coursework...
How can I tell if I am a good fit for the Wagner Doctoral Program?
The Wagner Doctoral Program prepares students for careers in research. You should be confident that you are interested in pursuing such a career...
How do I know if I have the quantitative skills required for the MS in Public Policy?
Students from all academic backgrounds and majors, who have an interest in policy analysis, are eligible for the program. The curriculum is significantly focused on quantitative courses, including economics, statistical analysis, and financial management....
How long does it take to complete the MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy Program?
Our MPA consists of 45 total credits and can be completed in about 2 years of full-time study. You can complete our MPA program on a full-time or part-time basis.
What kind of job can I expect to get upon graduation of the Wagner Health Policy and Management Program?
Wagner Health Policy and Management Program graduates land positions in a variety of settings. The type of job is usually related to the area of specialization in the program...
What fields of study are available at Wagner?
The Doctoral Program has the following established fields of study...
How is the MS in Public Policy different from the MPA with a specialization in Policy?
The MSPP degree is a rigorous, focused, skills-oriented program geared toward students who want to pursue a career in policy analysis. The program teaches you to analyze, evaluate, communicate, and solve critical policy challenges using quantitative tools...
What is the Ellen Schall Experience Fund and what are the eligibility requirements?
Each year, NYU Wagner awards a Quarter Million Dollars - in the form of $5,000 stipends - to 50 students who have taken on degree relevant and career advancing unpaid summer internships!
What jobs do graduates of the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree program find?
Recent Master of Urban Planning graduates can be found at nonprofit organizations, consultant firms, and advocacy groups, at municipal, and local and state agencies.
Does NYU Wagner offer financial aid?
NYU accepts federal and private student loans, which are the only need-based financial aid available to Wagner students since all scholarships are merit-based...
What is the cost of tuition and fees for the Global EMPA Program?
Please see the schedule of tuition and fees. The Global EMPA is a 30-credit degree program.
How can I have a Curricular Practical Training letter written?
Please email email@example.com with the following information...
Do I need a master's degree to apply for the Wagner Doctoral Program?
Yes. Students without graduate-level training are rarely admitted directly into the doctoral program. Admission to the doctoral program is very competitive and students without masters training are rarely considered competitive.
How long does it take to complete the Executive MPA (EMPA) for Public Service Leaders program?
Students can complete the EMPA for Public Service Leaders in less than one year.
I am required to complete PER. How do I find an internship that is relevant? How do I know whether the internship will qualify?
Students can fulfill the Professional Experience Requirement (PER) in one of two ways: 1.) Entering NYU Wagner with at least two years of full-time, degree-relevant, professional experience (which is evaluated during the application process) or 2.) Comple...
I think that I am on track to graduate; how can I check my progress to confirm?
Students may check their progress toward graduation by using their Program Requirement Checksheet, which outlines all degree requirements. A link to the Checksheet is located on the right side of this page: http://wagner.nyu.edu/courses.
What is the curriculum for the MS in Public Policy program?
The MSPP curriculum is a unique blend of policy analysis, management, quantitative methods, and communication skills. We believe that a successful career in policy analysis requires knowledge of all these areas, and an understanding of how they are interr...
If I’ve already earned credits at Wagner and I am not graduating until after Summer 2015, how do I calculate the total number of credits I must now earn in order to graduate under the 3-credit/1.5 credit system?
For MPA-Health, MPA-PNP and MUP students, at the end of Summer 2015 subtract the number of credits you have earned from 60, and then multiply the difference by 0.75...
How can I learn about the Wagner Doctoral Program?
The best way to begin learning about the Doctoral Program is to browse the web site, which contains complete information about the Doctoral Program's academic policies, admissions procedures, degree requirements, fields of study and program resources, as ...