Wagner’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.
“I recognized that the Wagner EMBA had the best schedule, timing, scope of study, and rich content relevant to today’s challenges.”
- Jerrier M. Atassi M’12
Vice President of Global Markets Systems
The Bank of New York Mellon
Taught in small cohorts of about 15 students, the program focuses on accounting knowledge, analytical skills, effective communication, and information technology
Unique in the tri-state area, this intensive, 12-month program completed in three semesters includes Capstone Simulation, a Global Competitive Business Study, and Lean/Six Sigma protocols.
This degree in management, designed for middle-level professionals, incorporates Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt certification, Capstone Simulation, and an overseas trip that enhance strong leadership skills.
This evening and weekend program features small classes, personalized advisement, for-credit internships, and Capstone Simulation, with five different majors to incorporate a wide variety of fields.
All coursework includes field-based placements and encompasses inclusive education, leading to dual certification in general and special education
The adolescent program emphasizes “flipped instruction,” using technology to maximize teacher time with students on meaningful work.
The early childhood program encompasses inclusive education, leading to dual certification in general and special education.
All coursework is clinically rich, with core pedagogy classes that are completely field-based in the Port Richmond immigrant community, and guided by highly experienced Wagner faculty.
An advanced program for certified, experienced educators seeking to become principals. Students partner with school principals to conduct a year-long project supporting school change.
“First and foremost, we are teaching faculty. And it is my pleasure, and it is all of my colleagues’ pleasures, to see students every single day in the labs [or] in our offices.”
- Dr. Christopher Corbo
Our program provides hands-on experience in biochemical and physiological principles, and stimulates analytical and deductive reasoning skills. With small classes housed in a multi-million-dollar science complex, your education will prepare you for a wide range of in-demand careers, including epidemiology, microbiology, immunology, and molecular biology.
“Academically, what I’m learning at Wagner gives me an edge. It has definitely enlightened me and brought me to another level in my practice.”
- Maria Civille ’12 M’15
Senior Staff Nurse
Designed for professional nurses looking to advance nursing abilities and prepare for roles as nurse educator or family nurse practitioner.
Building on an earned master’s degree in nursing, the program includes precepted clinical practice. Graduates will be certified by the New York State Education Department as Family Nurse Practitioners.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree gives working nurses interdisciplinary training with a focus on disaster preparedness and population health. Graduates are prepared to be leaders in global health concerns on state and federal levels.
Our program prepares practicing physician assistants for careers as health educators, health care managers, and clinical leaders through hands-on experience with research design and analysis. Students choose one of three concentrations: health care management, health education, and clinical specialty.
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.