The Higher Education Administration Program admits students to the Master of Arts Program on a rolling basis. Applicants should arrange for the following items to be sent to West Virginia University:
All official college transcripts. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be sent to the WVU Office of Admissions. The undergraduate grade point average must be equal to or greater than 3.0 (on a four-point scale).
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must also be sent to the Office of Admissions. Request that the GRE send your scores to WVU using Institution Code 5904. Test dates should be within five years of the date of application. Applicants must score at or above the 50th percentile on the GRE examinations. In addition, all applicants whose native language is not English must have a minimum score of 93 on the internet-based test (IBT) TOEFL examination. [WVU Institution Code: 5904]
Office of Admissions
West Virginia University
P.O. Box 6009
Morgantown, WV 26506-6009
For admission consideration, In addition to college transcripts and test scores, applicants are required to submit an online application, which can be found at the WVU Graduate Education website.
Prepare in advance to upload the following items to the “Supplemental Materials” section of the online application:
- Letter of application describing past work experience and goals for graduate study in higher education administration. (Please upload under “personal statement” section of the supplemental materials page).
- Resume (Please upload under “resume/vitae” section of the supplemental materials page.)
- Complete contact information and description of professional relationship for three references. (Please upload under “other ”section of the supplemental materials page. Do not submit reference contacts under the “recommendations” section of the online application, as letters of recommendation are not required.)
- One academic writing sample. Please upload under “other” section of the supplemental materials page.