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

University Honors Program

Photo of Honors MedalThe 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

Graduate School

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.

Feb 11, 2016
Wright State physicians and faculty were named best doctors across a range of specialties ranging from pediatric pulmonology to family medicine and psychiatry to orthopaedic surgery.
Feb 10, 2016
High school and college students can learn more about careers as doctors, nurses and veterinarians during Path to Health Professions Day on Feb. 15.
Feb 9, 2016
An exhilarating run in the "Jeopardy! College Championship" came to an end for Wright State senior Emily Bingham.