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.
- Master of Science in geosciences for students willing to develop further expertise in geosciences.
- Master of Arts in earth sciences for students planning a career outside core geosciences and would benefit from an in-depth education in the geosciences.
- Doctor of Philosophy in geosciences for students who planing to pursue a career in high-level and cutting-edge research in industry and academia.
For students seeking financial assistance in the form of Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistantships for fall semester, the application deadline is Feb. 15.
WMU has a new online graduate application system that allows all students (domestic and international) to submit required information into one system. General application information for the university, as well as specific requirements for individual programs, are captured into this system.
To view the admission requirements for each geosciences graduate program, choose a link below:
Applicants are encouraged to bookmark the appropriate page of information for quick reference while working through the graduate application process.
Thank you for your interest in applying for this graduate program.