Application Instructions

After reading the Application instructions, please fill out the online application as thoroughly as possible. When you are finished, click the SUBMIT button on the left column of any application screen.

Materials required for application process

  • A completed online application for admission

  • Current vitae/résumé (on screen 5).

  • Two (2) Graduate Recommendation Forms (At least one is required from someone familiar with the applicant's previous academic work. Also see program requirements for further specifics.)

  • Request the following materials to be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office electronically or through the mail to the address on the right.

    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions that have been attended.

    • Official test scores as required by your program listed below:

      • Master of Business Administration (MBA) requires Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores for applicants with below 3.0 undergraduate GPA.

      • Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) requests Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (if applicable).

    • Official report of the TOEFL scores (if applicable).

For the programs listed below, the following additional materials are required

  • Master of Fine Arts candidates are required to submit a writing sample of 20 pages for creative nonfiction and fiction or 15 poems for poetry, with last name and genre at top of each page, and traditional formatting applied. Writing samples should be e-mailed as an attachment to Graduate Admissions at upon completion of the graduate application. Candidates should have significant coursework in English and writing, and are also required to enter a Statement of Purpose of 750-1,000 words (on screen 5). Fiction writers should note that, although the program welcomes speculative fiction (literary fiction infused with the fantastic), the work should avoid the formulaic style of mass-market genre fiction.

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) candidates are required to provide a Personal Statement of Goals and Objectives (on screen 5) and validation of an unencumbered license to practice. Of the two letters of recommendation, Early Assurance Program (EAP) candidates are required to submit one from the advisor of record and receive an acceptable rating on that Graduate Recommendation Form. Candidates to the Midwifery program, the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, and the Family Nurse Practitioner programs are required to provide a third Graduate Recommendation Form.

  • Nursing Online Accelerated RN-to-MSN Program applicants seeking admission to the West Virginia Wesleyan College School of Nursing Accelerated RN to Master of Science Nursing program are evaluated based on the candidate's educational and professional qualifications.  Applicants must provide proof of RN licensure and either an associate degree in nursing or a diploma degree in nursing.  Applicants must also provide official transcripts from a nationally accredited School of Nursing showing a minimum GPA of 3.0.  In addition to educational and professional requirements applicants are asked to provide letters of recommendation, a resume, and a statement of purpose. 
  • Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) candidates are required to provide BOC certification number or an eligibility date (on screen 3). The MSAT is an advanced clinical practice program.

  • Master of Athletic Training (MAT) can find the full requirements for acceptance into the program by clicking here. The MAT is a professional program.

Other Information

For further information regarding the available programs or the application process, please contact the Associate Director for Graduate Enrollment at (304) 473-8520 or the individual Graduate Program Director, or e-mail

— Last updated by West Virginia Wesleyan College - Graduate on 5/11/2022 8:55AM PST

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Buckhannon, WV 26201



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