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Academics at Wright State
Majors, Minors, & More
A regionally accredited, nationally known university, our six colleges, Boonshoft School of Medicine, and School of Professional Psychology offer 150+ bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees.
A setting for success, Wright State offers:
- Academic support with small class sizes, research clinics, Writing and math help centers, Learning Communities, and tutoring services.
- Award-winning professors who are leading experts in their field. 80% hold Ph.D. or the most advanced degree in their fields.
- Incredible opportunities to build your resume with internships, coops, undergraduate research and on campus employment.
University Honors Program
The University Honors Program exists to serve the needs of capable, hardworking, ambitious students who want to make the most of their undergraduate education.
Students interested in the University Honors Program should meet the following eligibility criteria:
- New Students (any two of three requirements)
- GPA of 3.25 or higher (4.0 scale) in high school
- Rank in top 10% of graduating class
- Score at 90th percentile on ACT or SAT (approximately 27 ACT or 1220 SAT math and reading only)
- Continuing or Transfer Students
- GPA of 3.0 or better
- Faculty recommendation
The Honors Program offers several competitive scholarships. For eligibility information and deadlines, check out the scholarship information under Paying for College.
Graduate & Professional
The School of Graduate Studies is responsible for more than 50 master's degree programs, a post-master's degree program (Educational Specialist), doctor of philosophy degree programs in biomedical sciences, computer science and engineering, engineering, environmental sciences, and human factors and industrial/organizational psychology, a doctorate of nursing practice, as well as courses for licensure programs in education and courses for various graduate certificate programs. Master's degrees are offered in the following fields of study:
Master of Accountancy
Master of Arts
Applied behavioral science, criminal justice and social problems, classroom teacher, counseling, educational leadership, English, history, international and comparative politics, intervention specialist, pupil personnel services, selected graduate studies
Master of Business Administration
Administration of nursing and health care systems, business economics, finance, flexible business, international business, management, innovation and change, management of information technology, marketing, project management
Master of Education
Classroom teacher, educational leadership, intervention specialist, pupil personnel services
Master of Engineering Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Master of Humanities
Master of Music
Music education, performance
Master of Public Administration
Master of Rehabilitation Counseling
Chemical dependency, severe disabilities
Master of Science
Administration of nursing and health care systems, aerospace medicine, anatomy, applied mathematics, applied statistics, biochemistry and molecular biology, biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, counseling, environmental sciences, earth and environmental sciences, human factors and industrial/organizational psychology, leadership development, logistics and supply chain management, mathematics, microbiology and immunology, nursing, pharmacology and toxicology, physics, physiology and biophysics, selected graduate studies, social and applied economics
Master of Science in Computer Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering
Biomedical, electrical, industrial and human factors, materials science and engineering, mechanical, renewable and clean energy
Master of Science in Teaching
Earth science, interdisciplinary science and mathematics, physics
Boonshoft School of Medicine
The Boonshoft School of Medicine's educational program prepares students for graduate medical education (residency training) in their field of choice. Graduates of this four-year program receive the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree.
School of Professional Psychology
The School of Professional Psychology offers a doctoral program in clinical psychology that prepares students for work as professional psychologists. The program requires approximately five years of study and grants the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree.