Begin the application process by selecting the option below that's right for you.
If you are seeking a graduate degree start here to review the application instructions and start your application.
Graduate Certificate Programs are non-degree programs that often compliment a vary of graduate degrees. They have specific course requirements, but do not lead to a master’s degree. Certificate programs (with the exception of the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse) are not eligible for financial aid. When completing the application, you must select Degree Seeking-New Applicant for the Application Type.
If you are seeking readmission to a graduate program in which you were previously admitted and enrolled, use this application.
If you have a bachelor’s degree but are not planning to pursue a degree or graduate certificate program—or you are not eligible for admission to a degree or certificate program—use this application.
If you are a certified teacher or school administrator seeking to take classes as needed for state certification and are not seeking to pursue a graduate degree at this time, use this application.
Western Michigan University’s graduate Senior Citizens' Opportunity Program in Education offers persons, age 62 or older who have earned a bachelor’s degree, or higher, the opportunity to register for one graduate or undergraduate class each semester or session; tuition free*.
*Tuition is waived; however, parking fees and any special course fees will be assessed.