The dual degree Program in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy and Hebrew and Judaic Studies, sponsored jointly by the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, leads to the M.P.A. degree in public and nonprofit management and policy and the M.A. degree in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. It is intended to train students for careers in Jewish communal service.
The dual degree requires a total of 63 points of credit, 39 at Wagner and 24 in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. The Wagner M.P.A. program includes five required core courses and a choice of five structured specializations in management, policy, finance, international, or health. In addition to their core and specialization requirements, dual degree students also complete the Taub Seminar and a Capstone project in their specialization. The M.A. program in Hebrew and Judaic Studies includes eight courses, of which two are required: HBRJD-GA 1004, Recent Developments in Hebrew and Judaic Studies, and HBRJD-GA 3224, The Jewish Community. Students must also fulfill a Hebrew language requirement and pass a comprehensive exam. To view a course matrix of the dual degree program, visit wagner.nyu.edu/education/degrees/dual-degree-program/mpa-judaicstudies.