School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

"I apply what I studied in my master's program to train members of the US military on the history, culture, politics, and religion of the region where they are assigned."

--Joshua Cummins '12

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

Success Stories

Michelle Zaremba, who earned a M.P.A. from Wright State, helps people address conflict in a productive and constructive way at the Dayton Mediation Center.
Nathan Bubash, who is pursuing a master of public administration at Wright State, turned an internship with a transportation company into a full-time job.

School News

Stepping up

Wright State student Rachael Mckinney helping women of Colombia with Footprints With Hope
Through her foundation Footprints With Hope, Rachael Mckinney has helped women in Colombia develop skills that foster independence.

Geographic Information Science certificate is gateway to multitude of different careers

GIS students will be able to apply state-of-the-art technology to collect and analyze spatial data to help spot patterns and trends.

Write on

Wright State grad Justin Boggs reports breaking news in a time when people need it most
Justin Boggs provides digital news coverage for national and breaking news for over 60 television stations across the country.

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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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