Admissions and advising for undergraduate programs is located in the College of Education and Human Development.
Students should contact Linda Dove.
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.
Applicants to the career and technical education should complete the online application, including submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, and written statement. More information can be found on the Master of Arts in career and technical education Web page.
For admission to the master’s program in family and consumer sciences, students must satisfy all the requirements identified in the graduate catalog as well as specific departmental requirements. No one requirement is sufficient to guarantee admission or dictate denial of admission.
Applications to the Child Life program will be reviewed throughout the year. To be considered for fall enrollment, online applications should be completed, including references, no later than May 1. For spring enrollment, online applications should be completed, including references, no later than October 1. Required interviews with applicants will be held multiple times per year.
Admission requirements for the child life program are:
Admission to the dietetics concentration for those accepted into the WMU Dietetic Internship program within the past five years requires:
At this time, admission to the Dietetics concentration for those who have not completed the WMU dietetic internship in the past five years requires:
Applicants to the family life education concentration should complete the online application, including references, at least two months prior to the semester they wish to begin taking classes.
Applicants to the textile and apparel studies concentration should complete the graduate college application, and include a resume within the online application describing previous post-secondary education and professional work experience. Resume should indicate the exact title of each position; firm where employed; the duration of each position. Also note volunteer, extracurricular activities and particular educational and professional awards or accomplishments.
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
hires three teaching assistants during
fall and spring Semesters. Graduate students wishing to be
for one of these positions should send a letter of interest and a
to Dr. Gary Bischof.