L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

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L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
VCU Seal
Type Public
Dean Niraj Verma
Location Richmond, Virginia, USA
37°32′59″N 77°27′14″W / 37.5498°N 77.454°W / 37.5498; -77.454Coordinates: 37°32′59″N 77°27′14″W / 37.5498°N 77.454°W / 37.5498; -77.454
Campus Urban
Nickname Wilder
Website www.pubapps.vcu.edu/gov/

The L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs is one of the schools at the Virginia Commonwealth University. It was established to bring together faculty members from multiple disciplines who shared an interest in public affairs. The school is named in honor of Douglas Wilder, the first African American to be elected as governor of Virginia, and the second to serve as governor of a U.S. state.

Graduate Programs[edit]

  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Sociology
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Sociology

Undergraduate Programs[edit]

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Pre-law Program
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Sociology

Certificate Programs[edit]

  • Certificate in Gender Violence Intervention
  • Certificate in Urban Revitalization
  • Certificate in Historic Preservation Planning
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Criminal Justice
  • Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Graduate Certificate in Transportation Planning and Analytics

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