Nonprofit Management Education

New York University - Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

The Puck Building
295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY  10012-9604
Region: Northeast

Contact Information

Vanessa Hutchinson
Director, Admissions

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Financial Management for Nonprofit and NGO Organizations
  • International Organizations: NGOs
  • Fund-Raising for Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Managing Public Service Organizations
  • Nonprofit Law
  • Foundations of Nonprofit Management
  • NGO Accountability: Human Rights Organizations
  • Strategic Communications for Nonprofit and Public Managers
  • Tools for Managing Nonprofits: Compliance, Internal Controls and Ethics
  • Cost Effectiveness in Nonprofit and Public Sectors
  • Conflict and Development: Conflict-Sensitive Development and Development-Sensitive Peace Building
  • International Organizations: The UN System
  • Program Development and Management for International Organizations
  • Organizing for Human Rights
  • Innovative Leadership for Human Development: the UN and the MDGs
  • Eco-Leadership: The Public Role of the Private Sector in Building Sustainable Societies
  • Conflict Management & Negotiation in International/Cross-Cultural Settings
  • Leveraging Nonprofit Boards for Organizational Success
  • Strategic Philanthropy
  • Community Organizing
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1979
Concentration name(s)
  • Management
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Finance
  • International Policy and Management
Program/department name
  • Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy Program
  • Public Affairs & Administration
Degree name
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
Doctoral degree name
  • Doctor of Philosophy
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Newsletters
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Other
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Capstone Program
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Other

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered Yes
Undergraduate course titles
  • Introduction to Social Impact
  • Philanthropy and Social Change
  • The Business of Nonprofit Management
  • Social Entrepreneurship Incubator & Practicum
  • How to Change the World: Advocacy Movements and Social Innovation
  • Fundamentals of Social Entrepreneurship: Problem Solving and Integration
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Innovation Practicum
Part of certificate program No
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management Yes
Undergraduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
Concentration name(s)
  • Minor in Social Entrepreneurship
Program/department name
  • Undergraduate Offerings
  • Other
  • Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Degree name
  • Minor in Social Entrepreneurship

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered Yes
Joint Degree Name
  • JD-MPA
  • MD-MPA
Joint Degree Departments
  • NYU School of Law
  • NYU Stern School of Business
  • NYU School of Medicine
  • NYU College of Arts and Science

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered No

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered No

Online Program

Online courses offered No
Last updated: 10 Sep 2021