L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Graduate Information Session on October 20

Interested in learning more about the Wilder School’s graduate programs and how they can help advance your career? Come to the "Why Wilder? Graduate Information Session" on Friday, October 20, and find out more about our master’s, doctoral and post-baccalaureate certificate programs.

The session will take place in the VCU Student Commons, Richmond Salons, second floor, at 907 Floyd Avenue, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Check-in begins at 11 a.m., followed by a welcome. Lunch and information sessions about the programs start at 11:30.  Please register by Friday, October 13.

Register here.

The Wilder School offers these master’s and doctoral programs:

  • Criminal Justice, M.S.
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, M.A.
  • Public Administration, M.P.A.
  • Urban and Regional Planning, M.U.R.P.
  • Public Policy and Administration, Ph.D.

We also offer post-baccalaureate certificates in:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Nonprofit management
  • Public management
  • Urban Revitalization
  • Geographic information systems

 Degree requirements can be found here.

For more information, contact the Graduate Advising Office at (804) 828-6837 or wsgradvise@vcu.edu.