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

2019 Wright State graduate Lucas Gonzalez channels passion for politics and storytelling into a promising journalism career.
Ashley Browning, project manager for the SARDI Program, opened The Heartbeat to distribute goods and foods to those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes.

School News

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.

A city of gems

Wright State alumni are leading the charge in the resurgence of downtown Dayton
Wright State alumni are taking leading roles in transforming Dayton back into the spearhead of industry and innovation it once was.

Government grade

2019 Wright State dual-degree graduate Rahim Akrami embarks on a prestigious local government fellowship
Rahim Akrami, who graduated with master’s degrees in public administration and international and comparative politics, is serving a fellowship with the city of Dubuque, Iowa.

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Overview of SPIA

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