School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

“I chose Wright State’s MPA program because of its emphasis on strengthening our local community through practical, hands-on, experiential learning. Within one year of graduation, I became the leader of a local nonprofit agency.”

--Paula Crosby '12

Inspiring students to analyze, influence, and solve pressing societal concerns

Success Stories

Syeda Bahar, a master of public administration student, is a leader on campus, has interned with nonprofit community organizations and has participated in an international leadership conference.
Jazmin Perez, who is pursuing a master’s degree in international and comparative politics at Wright State, grew up working in her parents' restaurant.

School News

More than 1,400 students to graduate at Wright State’s 2019 fall commencement

Wright State’s 2019 fall commencement ceremony takes place on Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Wright State Nutter Center.

Java for GI’s

Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center collecting coffee for area veterans
Coffee donations can be dropped off at the Veteran and Military Center through Dec. 12.

Leadership program brings Bosnian high school students to Wright State

Students from Bosnia and Herzegovina learned about various programs and the admission process for international students during a visit to Wright State.

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Overview of SPIA

Learn about SPIA's academic programs, opportunities for students in and outside of the classroom, and more.

 

 


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