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We're New York City's only public graduate school dedicated to public affairs, offering undergraduate and graduate-level degrees in public policy and administration, and Master of Science in Education (MSEd) programs in Higher Education Administration (MSEd-HEA) and Educational Leadership.

Established in 1994, we draw upon the largest public affairs faculty in the nation, and apply an interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research, and professional development.

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student spotlight

Endorsed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, The Excelsior Fellowship Program is just one of the many part-time government and nonprofit opportunities available to our students.
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faculty spotlight

faculty spotlight

What sets our Executive MPA program apart? Find out from Robert Walsh, Director of the program and former Commissioner of the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) in the Bloomberg Administration.
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alumni spotlight

Discover how Allison Sesso '03 MPA advocates for human rights in New York City as the Executive Director of New York City's Human Services Council (HSC).
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We invite you to attend an upcoming Admissions event and discover more about your program of interest, admissions requirements, and the application process.

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Upcoming Admissions Events
Date Event Time Place
9/10/2014 Info Session - SPA Graduate Programs 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus Building
55 Lexington Avenue
14th Floor - Room 270
New York, NY
9/18/2014 Information Session - SAM Citywide 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus Building
55 Lexington Avenue
14th Floor - Room 285
New York, NY
9/20/2014 Open House - Executive MPA Program 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus Building
55 Lexington Avenue
14th Floor - Room 267
New York, NY

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