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

Graduate electrical engineering student Javonne Baker worked on radar-related projects during a summer research program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Army veteran Arreal Riggs finds needed support in Wright State’s Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management program and at the Veteran and Military Center.

News

Science of exercise

Wright State athlete and physical education graduate student Abigail Halsey studies how aerobic exercise can benefit children with autism.

Fortune ranks Wright State’s part-time MBA program among the nation’s best again

The Master of Business Administration program, offered by the Wright State Raj Soin College of Business, was ranked No. 56 out of the nation’s top 59 programs and is the only Dayton-area program included in the ranking.

Wright State management information systems honored for data mining project

A team of Wright State management information systems students will be honored by Technology First for their project predicting the popularity of smart devices that talk to each other through the internet.

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