Application deadline for fall: Feb. 15.
In addition to satisfying the admission requirements of the Graduate College at Western Michigan University, applicants are expected to:
- Have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of undergraduate work in philosophy, including:
- A course in the history of modern philosophy
- A course in symbolic logic
- Have achieved a 3.0 or above overall grade point average in the applicant's undergraduate philosophy courses
- Submit GRE scores
If you do not meet the above requirements, please contact the department's director of graduate admissions, Michael Pritchard, for advice. You may be able to obtain a provisional admission.
Completing the application
Prospective students from abroad must apply through the Haenicke Institute for Global Education and direct questions regarding the international application procedure to firstname.lastname@example.org. U.S. citizens and those who have an I-551 Permanent Resident Card or have asylum or refugee status must apply using the online graduate application.
GRE scores must be sent directly to the WMU Office of Admissions.
In addition, please send to the philosophy department this departmental information sheet, as well as a personal statement (maximum length of two pages) highlighting your abilities, interests, and goals in pursuing an MA in philosophy.
Contact the department's director of graduate admissions, Michael Pritchard.