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MBA/MPA


Degree Requirements

MBA Program Outline 
Required Core6
Menu Core15-21
Professional Responsibility1.5
Elective Courses22.5-28.5
Total51
MPA Program Outline 
Wagner Core Intro to Public Policy4
Wagner Elective Courses40 - 44
Total44


Program Sequence

 FallSpring
First YearMBA Required & Menu Core (12)
MPA Intro to Public Policy or Specialization Course (4)
MBA Menu Core (12)
MPA Specialization Course (4)
Second YearMBA Elective Courses (7.5)
MPA Specialization Courses (8)
MBA Elective Courses (4.5)
MPA Elective Courses (12)
Third YearMBA Elective Courses (6)
MPA Elective Courses (6)
MBA Professional Responsibility (1.5)
MPA Capstone Course (2)
MBA Elective Courses (7.5)
MPA Elective Courses (6)
MPA Capstone Course (2)

Total credits required to complete both degrees = 95

For more information about Wagner program requirements, please see the Wagner Program Requirement Checksheets.

MBA/MPA Sample Schedule^ - 95 total credits

 

First Year (Stern)

Modules

Courses

Credits


Fall-REGISTER @ STERN
September – December
(16 credits)

Business Writing Proficiency (summer)
Launch
Management Communication Forum
 COR1-GB.1305 Statistics & Data Analysis
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting & Reporting
Menu core courses (choose two out of the three below)**:
COR1-GB.2301 Strategy
COR1-GB 1303 Firms & Markets
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance

Wagner course
 CORE-GP.1022 Introduction to Public Policy or Wagner specialization course

0
0
0
3
3


3
3
3


4


Spring-REGISTER @ STERN
February – May
(16 credits)

Menu core courses**:
COR1-GB.2310 Marketing
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management (formerly Competitive Advantage from Operations)
COR1-GB.2303 The Global Economy
 COR1-GB.1302 Leadership in Organizations

Wagner course
 Wagner specialization course


3
3
3
3


4

 

(We recommend that you take all of the Core. Please carefully review the Full-Time Curriculum to determine your final schedule.)


Summer
May – June

Internship

 

 

Second Year (Wagner)

Modules

Courses

Credits


 
Fall-REGISTER @ WAGNER
September – December
(15.5 credits)

MBA2 electives
Wagner specialization courses
 

7.5


Spring-REGISTER @ WAGNER
February – May
(16.5 credits)

 MBA2 electives
 Wagner specialization and elective courses
 

4.5
12

 


 

 

Third Year (Wagner/Stern)

Modules

Courses

Credits


Fall-REGISTER @ WAGNER
September - December
(15.5 credits)

 MBA2 electives
COR2-GB.3101 Professional Responsibility
 Wagner elective courses
 Wagner capstone course
 

6
1.5
6
2


Spring-REGISTER @ STERN
February – May
(15.5 credits)

 MBA2 electives
 Wagner elective courses
 Wagner capstone course
 

7.5
6
2

The schedule above is a sample of how students may complete the MBA/MPA dual degree curriculum. Please speak with MBA Academic Affairs to create a plan that is best for you: academicaffairs@stern.nyu.edu.

 

 

**MENU CORE BREAKDOWN: Students are required to take at least five of seven Menu Core courses
(we recommend taking all seven Menu Core courses)
 

In Fall Students take
(16 total credits)

COR1-GB.1305 Statistics & Data Analysis
COR1-GB.1305 Financial Accounting & Reporting

Choose TWO of the following five menu core courses (keep in mind when courses are offered):
COR1-GB.2301 Strategy (Fall only)
COR1-GB.1303 Firms & Markets (Fall only)
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance
COR1-GB.2310 Marketing
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management (formerly Competitive Advantage from Operations)
 
Take one course at Wagner:
CORE-GP.1022 Introduction to Public Policy or Wagner specialization course

3
3



3
3
3
3
3


4

 

In Spring students take
(16 total credits)

Choose at least TWO of the remaining five menu core courses:
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance
 COR1-GB.2310 Marketing
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management (formerly Competitive Advantage from Operations)
COR1-GB.2303 The Global Economy (Spring only)
COR1-GB.1302 Leadership in Organizations (Spring only)

Take one course at Wagner
 Wagner specialization course


3
3
3
3
3



4