Graduate Programs

GraduateWagner's select, yet comprehensive graduate programs are offered at convenient times and provide small class settings for educational excellence. Classes are small and scheduled year-round in late afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Our faculty are superb, combining theoretical expertise with practical experience in the field. A number of graduate assistant positions and financial aid options are available to support students. All graduate applications are processed by the Office of Admissions.

Wagner's graduate programs are committed to the “learn by doing” philosophy embodied in the Wagner Plan, based on experiential learning and interdisciplinary study. These exclusive programs strive to foster core competencies, cutting-edge technologies, and critical thinking. They remain responsive to the needs of the external community, and in turn provide the most innovative and highest caliber graduate education in the region.

Programs

Accounting

The mission of the Master of Science (M.S.) in Accounting program is to provide an education that develops competitive accounting professionals in both the private and public sectors through the combination of a strong practical business and accounting education and a comprehensive liberal arts background.

Advanced PA Studies

This program was created to help the practicing PA compete in today's advanced degree health care market. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies is a comprehensive program that prepares practicing physician assistants, dedicated to improving the quality of health care, for careers as Health Educators, Health Care Managers, and Clinical Leaders.

Business Administration

Wagner College is one of the leading institutions in the country in regard to student Internships and this extends to our Graduate Programs. The goal of the college is to provide ‘practical knowledge’ in a changing world. All of our classes include ‘what if’ scenarios in the case studies and those studies are all based on current issues. This is a reflection of our Preemptive and Proactive approach to problems and solutions.

Education

Wagner College offers five graduate programs leading to a Master's Degree in Education and New York State dual certification. We also offers three Advanced Certificate Executive Graduate Programs in Educational Leadership leading to certification. The New Teacher Academy at Wagner College was created in cooperation with Teachers College of Columbia University to help new teachers meet the special challenges they face in their first years of teaching.

Executive MBA

This program has a progressive approach to executive education with a convenient Saturday and online schedule and a curriculum which emphasizes leadership enhancement and upper-management skills. Program includes Lean/Six Sigma protocols with the option of acquiring a Green Belt along with your MBA.

Microbiology

Housed in a modern multi-million-dollar science complex, the Department of Biological Sciences includes the Electron Microscopy Center, microtomy laboratory, darkroom, tissue culture facilities, laboratories, seminar rooms, lecture halls, and ample space for individual and group research efforts. An ultracentrifuge, research gas chromatograph, and similar complex instrumentation help comprise a modern training and research facility.

Nursing

The mission of the graduate nursing program is designed for professional nurses to prepare them to advance nursing knowledge and abilities generally and in a specific functional area.  The graduate student is prepared in the role areas of nurse educator or family nurse practitioner.  The master’s curriculum is organized around key concepts of nursing, health, individual, and environment. Students in the program have the opportunity to expand their knowledge base, synthesize knowledge into new concepts and theories, test theories, create new ideas and processes, and apply them in nursing practice.

Learn more

For more information, please contact us at graduate@wagner.edu or 718-390-3106.

Wagner College is fully accredited by the Regents of the University of the State of New York and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It is a member of the American Council on Education and the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools.