Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: All academic classes will be held remotely for summer semester. Physical access to Dayton and Lake campuses is restricted to essential personnel. Read more.

Graduate School

Urbana University Students

Please contact the graduate admissions office at wsugrad@wright.edu for special transfer instructions.

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

After earning a bachelor's degree from the Wright State Lake Campus, Esteban Benitez is now pursuing a master's degree in instructional design while also teaching two courses.
Ryan Shell, an earth and environmental sciences Ph.D. student, studies the biodiversity, biogeography and paleoecology of marine vertebrates during the early Permian Period.

News

June 3, 2020 - Wright State Athletics announces program changes

Wright State University announced Wednesday it is reducing the number of its intercollegiate athletic programs by three, effective immediately.

Wright State Athletics announces program changes

Softball and men’s and women’s tennis programs to be discontinued
Today’s announcement is part of a plan for a $2 million reduction in the operating budget of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Meal plan

2017 Wright State grad William Foster prepares and delivers free meals to people affected by the coronavirus
William Foster, who earned a bachelor’s degree in sports science from Wright State, has provided more than 2,000 meals to people in need.

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