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We prepare students for professional careers with the Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, Master of Public Administration, and the Master of Science in Education in K-12 Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration

We practice an interdisciplinary approach to teaching, research, and civic engagement. Our faculty include a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, former New York City commissioners, a presidential professor, and awarding-winning scholars with publications in the leading academic journals in their fields.

We hold forums for the discussion of public policy and our research centers conduct cutting-edge studies of K-12 education, demography, public opinion, census data, and nonprofit management.

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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
9/18/2014 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
9/25/2014 Information Session - Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus Building
55 Lexington Avenue
13th Floor - Room 13-150
New York, NY
10/1/2014 Information Session - MSed in Higher Education Administration 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Newman Vertical Campus
55 Lexington Ave
14th Floor -  Room 14-270
New York, NY