Certificate Program in Hydrogeology

Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements.

Application deadline

On-going; students may be admitted for each semester.

Note: International students must apply for fall, spring or summer I.

Applicants should use the online application system to fill out an application for the certificate program.


Application requirements

Official Transcripts

Applicants must request official transcripts.

Mailing Address                                                       Electronic Transcripts

Western Michigan University                     Undergraduate applicants: admissions-transcripts@wmich.edu
Office of Admissions                                      Graduate applicants: graduate-transcripts@wmich.edu
1903 W Michigan Ave                                    
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5211        

Note: International applicants should visit the International Admissions and Services page for instructions on sending international transcripts.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.


This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online application system.

Written Statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Summarize your experiences in academic, professional, research, creative, or scholarly activities, and indicate how these experiences make you an ideal candidate for undergraduate or graduate study in your selected program. Also address how these activities align with the strengths of your chosen program and faculty, and with your professional goals, including future job positions. This statement (double-spaced and between 500–1500 words) should demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence.

Additional information

  • To monitor the status of your application materials, such as whether recommendations, transcripts and test scores have been received and processed by WMU, please login to your application.
  • This certificate program does not require a graduate test.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.