Graduate School

We serve more than 2,800 graduate students in Wright State's 145 graduate programs. Our graduate programs embody the univesity'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 111,000 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 alumna Jocelyn Robinson is working with historically black colleges and universities to preserve audio recordings.
Crystal Whetstone, who earned degrees in political science and international and comparative politics at Wright State, researches women’s participation in politics.

News

Wright State professor Nathan Bowling elected Fellow of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Nathan Bowling was recognized for significant research contributions to the field of industrial-organizational psychology.

Wright State alum Yang Xiao named Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Yang Xiao, who earned a master’s and a doctorate in computer science from Wright State, is a professor of computer science at the University of Alabama.

Ties that bind

Wright State enjoys strong relationship with Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Wright State and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have close partners in everything from engineering and medicine to neuroscience and music.

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