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Graduate School

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The Graduate School at Wright State University serves more than 2,200 graduate students in 136 graduate programs. Our graduate programs embody the university's spirit of innovation through cutting-edge research, outstanding faculty and educational opportunities, and rich connections to the world around us. Our goal is to transform our students and the communities in which they live through top-quality advanced education.

Why Wright State?

  • We’re the pragmatic, smart choice. You can pursue your degree your way. Live here or commute, work, raise your family, and live your life while you earn your degree and pursue your passions.
  • We have nationally recognized programs, faculty, and facilities.
  • We have more than 114,000 alumni, and almost everyone in the Miami Valley knows some of our graduates. Your teachers, counselors, nurses, doctors, and others are Wright State grads.

 

Flexible Scheduling

We offer a variety of class styles, time, and scheduling to fill your needs. Take classes online, in-person, or a combination of both as your needs and schedule changes. Go part-time or full-time—we offer many options to fit within your busy life and responsibilities.

Advance Your Career

Looking for that next step in your career? Want to make a switch? One of our graduate programs can help you. You can start small with a few classes or a certificate program to enhance your skills or dive into one of our nationally ranked master's or doctoral programs. 

Faculty and Research

You can work with faculty experts, fellow graduate students, and undergraduate students on the faculty member's research and discuss your ideas for independent research. We offer graduate research assistantship positions that may be eligible for tuition remission and annual stipends.

Success Stories

Wright State graduate student Yara Hakim has been persistent in her pursuit of college credits, jobs and internships, leading to a position at Kettering Health.
Rubin Battino, professor emeritus of chemistry, was recognized for his contributions to the advancement and understanding of the thermodynamics of chemical solutions.

News

Wright State professor Ulas Sunar wins prestigious NIH Brain Initiative research grant

Ulas Sunar, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Medical Imaging, received an $811,410 federal grant to develop a novel neuromonitoring approach for monitoring patients with acute brain injuries.

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Wright State alumnus Jared Shank restores a World War I cannon in his hometown
Jared Shank restored a World War I cannon that had been part of a veterans memorial in St. Paris.

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Wright State biomedical engineering alumnus Zachary Kiehl heads a startup company with pioneering health and safety technology
Wright State biomedical engineering alumnus Zachary Kiehl cofounded Sentinel Occupational Safety, which is developing wearable sensor technology and safety software.

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