Graduate Program

The master's program in the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University is rated among the best in the country by The Philosophical Gourmet Report.

Our graduate requirements are flexible and most students can complete the program in two years or fewer. We offer a variety of graduate courses and independent study courses can usually be arranged for more specialized topics.

Application deadline

Feb. 15 for fall semester

Admissions questions: Contact Michael Pritchard
Graduate program questions: Contact Fritz Allhoff

Financial aid

Financial aid is usually offered in the form of a graduate assistantship, and many graduate students in our program obtain teaching experience while in the program.

Cost of attending WMU
WMU's Graduate College