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    We created an online orientation with everything you need to know before starting graduate school. Explore at your own pace.

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What it means to be a Bronco

At Western Michigan University, we believe a great education is more than good grades. It's about preparing you for a meaningful life, supporting your pursuit of purpose and helping you make a meaningful impact on society. 

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    The challenge of seeing real clients

    The fieldwork program here really stands out. Within a year of being in the program, I was seeing clients all by myself. Throughout the semester I did the intake, evaluation and was planning interventions.

    Amanda, Doctor of Occupational Therapy

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    A program that fits my expectations

    As someone who used to be an educator in a previous life, I know a good curriculum, I know a good program and I know good faculty members when I see them. My experience through WMU's grad program checked all of those boxes.

    Komal, Master's of Public Health

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    Applying what I learn to my career

    Everything I'm learning is not only applicable to what I'm doing in my career but the courses are designed in a way to help me apply it. It's not just about the delivery of information. It's about what would best help you, in your career.

    Matt, Doctor of Organizational Change Leadership

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    Experience that applies to the field

    The program offers a lot of opportunities to set you up for your career, fieldwork and getting that hands-on experience to apply to the field.

    Jada, Doctor of Occupational Therapy

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    A program that cares about you

    Here, you're not just a number. You're cared about personally and professionally. You get to build relationships that you wouldn't be able to build elsewhere.

    Katie, Master's of Cybersecurity

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  • 150+ graduate programs

  • 95% of graduate students felt that their instructor cared about them as a person

  • #106 best graduate education schools in U.S. according to U.S. News

  • 31% students of color represented in the student body

  • 1 out of 5 graduate students are funded by WMU (not including grants or scholarships)

  • 95% of graduate students gain a job related to degree after graduation

  • $55 - $60k median salary of students after graduate school

  • 95% said their education at WMU prepared them for their profession

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