Graduate School

We serve more than 2,800 graduate students in one of our 145 graduate programs. Our graduate programs embody Wright State'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 110,000 alumni, and 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

Dhanashri Desai, who graduated from Wright State in May with a master's degree in mechanical engineering, returned to her native India for a valuable internship.
David Nolin, who earned bachelor's and master's degrees in biology from Wright State, details the natural and human history of Huffman Prairie in his new book.

News

Wright State offering master’s degree in marketing analytics and insights

The M.S. in Marketing Analytics and Insights program will provide students with a foundation in marketing, strategy and consumer behavior and how to analyze data.

Politically correct

Special Forces, business, politics mark career of Wright State alum Colin Morrow
Colin Morrow, who received a master’s degree in international relations and comparative politics from Wright State, is a member of the Fairborn City Council.

Prevent defense

Tylar O’Neal-White heads up Wright State’s Power Based Violence Program
Tylar O’Neal-White provides support and resources for students who experience power-based violence.

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