Graduate Programs

Graduate programs in the Department of Geosciences at Western Michigan University are designed for students with a bachelor degree from our department or other universities seeking to further their expertise in the field.

Graduate Application

For students seeking financial assistance for fall semester, the application deadline is Feb. 15.

The graduate application is a two step process:

  1. WMU Office of Admission application
    • Send your GRE scores along with your application materials. Scores are required prior to admission, except for Master of Arts degrees.

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  2. Department of Geosciences admission application
    • The application includes a field to upload your statement of purpose describing your field of study, why you are interested in this program and what you would like to accomplish after graduating.
    • You will be asked to provide the email addresses of three people recommending you. The completed recommendation forms should arrive within the deadline.

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