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administrative contact

Matthew Jacobsmeier
Director of Graduate Studies
WVU Department of Political Science
matthew.jacobsmeier@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-9533

program contact

Matthew Jacobsmeier
Director of Graduate Studies
WVU Department of Political Science
matthew.jacobsmeier@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-9533

Program Details

Career Profile

Job Titles and Employers of Recent Graduates From This Program:
Florida International University, West Virginia State University, University of Pittsburgh, Walsh University, West Virginia Wesleyan, Longwood College, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Test Requirements: GRE
  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Additional Information

Please see the supplemental application at
http://politicalscience.wvu.edu/graduate/application-to-the-political-science-department.

Apply Now

Prospective students should apply online at:
https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=wvugrad.

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Priority: January 15, 2017
  • Summer Deadline: Do Not Admit

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.