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Geography  Master's

Overview

What is Geography at WVU like?

Description

The MA program offers both a thesis and a project track. The thesis is an in-depth research investigation, whereas the project is a structured, one-semester activity.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: January 15
Spring: August 15

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Geography at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Geography graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Two
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE

Additional considerations for applicants:

  • The research statement needs to clearlyexpress the applicant's interests as they align with faculty expertise.

  • The GRE is optional.

Certain application requirements may be waived based on a preliminary review of an application by program

International Applicants must also submit the materials outlined here.

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