Graduate School

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We serve more than 2,800 graduate students in Wright State's 145 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.


CoronavirusThe Graduate School office is currently closed as a preventative measure related to the COVID-19 virus. Our staff will continue to work remotely and information regarding special procedures can be found by visiting our closure information webpage.

During this time, we can be contacted via e-mail at wsugrad@wright.edu. We will respond to your e-mail as soon as possible. 


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

Engineer Lindsay Aitchison ’11 is supporting NASA’s next trip to the Moon in 2024 by designing new, state-of-the-art spacesuits.
Two-time Wright State graduate Al-Hamdani wants immigrants to know Dayton as a welcoming city.

News

Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies in photos

Members of the class of 2021 celebrated graduation during four spring commencement ceremonies on April 30 and May 1 in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Nearly 1,900 students graduate at Wright State’s 2021 spring commencements

Wright State President Sue Edwards called attention to students' resolve as the university and the broader community emerged from a fully COVID-impacted school year.

Fortune Education Hub names Wright State’s online M.B.A. program among the nation’s best

Wright State’s Master of Business Administration Program develops managers and leaders whose understanding and vision encompass the total organization.

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