Graduate Programs

Our small and personalized graduate programs specialize in providing a challenging yet supportive environment. Our programs have an outstanding reputation in the tri-state area, and our faculty mentors and extensive alumni network help our graduates meet their career goals. This is the Wagner difference:

  1. A highly personalized approach to education, with small classes and supportive faculty.
  2. Faculty who have deep industry experience and are dedicated to helping you achieve your unique goals.
  3. Access to corporations and business leaders from many different fields while you live and learn in one of the world’s great financial centers, New York City.
  4. Award-winning Capstone Simulation (Capsim) — the only such program in NYC.

Wagner is nationally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

Degree Tracks

  • Traditional MBA 
  • Accounting 
This evening and weekend program, which can be completed in as little as five semesters, features small classes, personalized advisement, for-credit internships at prestigious companies, and Capstone Simulation (Capsim).  Students choose from three majors: 
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
Learn more about the Traditional MBA program. 
Our three exciting graduate programs are MS Accounting, MS/MBA Accounting, and MBA Accounting. The MS Accounting program is a 30-credit graduate program, consisting of 10 courses that can be completed in one year. The MS/MBA Accounting program is for students who have completed their MS in Accounting at Wagner and can earn an MBA with an additional 18 credits. The MBA program has a total of 57 credits and the program has prerequisites of 21 undergraduate credits in accounting, statistics, business law, computer science, economics, finance, and math. All of our Accounting programs develop competitive accounting professionals for the private and public sectors. Taught in small cohorts of about 15 students, our programs focus on accounting knowledge, analytical skills, effective communication, and information technology. Meets CPA educational licensing requirements for New York State.  Learn more about our Accounting Programs 

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You are bound by the General Education Curriculum set forth in the bulletin of the year that you enroll at Wagner, and you are bound by the Business Curriculum set forth in the bulletin of the year that you declare the Business major.  During your matriculation, there may be changes to the program that will affect you and have been implemented to better prepare you for your career.  These changes will be dynamically displayed on the website, any questions please contact your Advisor.  Changes will take effect each fall.