The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a diverse, energetic intellectual environment, with its academic programs as the centerpiece. Our degree programs span the undergraduate through the doctoral level and also include post-baccalaureate certificate programs. The chart below illustrates our many offerings.
|Subject area||Undergraduate degree||Graduate degree||Minor|
|Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness||B.A.||M.A.||*|
|Nonprofit Management and Administration||*|
|Public Policy and Administration||Ph.D.|
|Urban and Regional Planning||M.U.R.P|
|Urban and Regional Studies||B.S.||*|
The Wilder School also offers a wide range of graduate academic opportunities. We cater to both full-time students and professionals interested in pursuing graduate-level work on a part-time basis. Current offerings include nationally recognized master’s programs and a number of post-baccalaureate graduate certificates.
The Wilder School offers three competitive undergraduate degree programs, as well as five minors. Each of these programs provides a solid liberal arts foundation that prepares students for pursuing careers or continuing study toward an advanced degree.