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NYU offers unique opportunities to explore leadership with top faculty from diverse fields whose research and teaching are contributing to breakthrough knowledge about how leadership is practiced and developed around the world.

Leadership Research

The Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA) at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is the research partner for the NYU Leadership Initiative.

RCLA builds leadership that makes democracy work. The Center's scholars conduct rigorous and innovative research on leadership for the public good, and RCLA offers customized leadership development and capacity-building programs for individuals, teams and organizations working across public service - from small community-based nonprofits to large government agencies.

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Leadership Courses

Faculty within NYU’s 19 schools and colleges teach cutting-edge courses on leadership at the undergraduate and graduate levels, each offering a unique vantage point on the knowledge and skills needed to lead teams and manage organizations, envision and deliver innovative solutions, shape public discourse, address current social issues, and more.

Nearly 90 courses are being offered in the 2013-14 academic year. Here are highlights of just some of the many available courses:

  • Educational Reform and Leadership
    Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
  • Foundations of Global Health Leadership
    University College
  • Global Citizenship: Theory and Practice
    College of Arts and Sciences
  • Leadership and Management in Nursing
    College of Nursing
  • Leadership and Team Building
    School of Continuing and Professional Education
  • Leadership in the Music Industry
    Tisch School of the Arts
  • Leadership Seminar
    College of Dentistry
  • Professional Responsibility and Leadership
    Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • Strategic Leadership
    Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
  • University Leadership Honors Course
    College of Arts and Science

To learn more about leadership courses being offered, please visit the Albert online portal »