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Industrial Relations

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administrative contact

Debra L. Buchanan
phone: (304) 293-7920
fax: (304) 293-8905

program contact

Jeff Houghton
phone: 304-293-7933

Program Details

Program Description

Ours is one of the earliest HR programs established in the United States and is among only 35 human resources/industrial relations full-time day programs in the country. Our graduates are excellently positioned for a wide range of management positions, and our program has an exceptional placement record.

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.

  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendations: 3 required
  • Test Requirements: GMAT/GRE

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.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Priority: March 1


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Business programs of the College of Business and Economics are fully accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business International.