Graduate Admissions

Marshall University Admissions
Graduate Admissions
Welcome to Marshall University!
If you wish to earn your graduate degree at Marshall University in Huntington, WV, you can apply as one of the graduate student types listed below. (To review other types of students who can apply to Marshall, please visit our Admissions page.)

Prior to applying for graduate admission at Marshall University, it’s important for you to identify your student type. Graduate students include the following:

Check below for our definitions of various graduate student types. Then click on your student type for more information to follow the appropriate steps to apply for admission to Marshall University. If you’re an undergraduate student, please review our undergraduate student page or if you’re an international graduate student you can review our international graduate student page.

We’re excited to help you begin your journey toward becoming a Son or Daughter of Marshall!

If you need more help, please contact the Office of Admissions. Let’s get started!

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Degree Seeking
Degree Seeking
A degree seeking graduate student is defined as a student who seeks to complete a graduate degree.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist
Certificate / Professional Development
Certificate / Professional Development
A certificate / professional development student is defined as a student wishes to enroll in a graduate-level certificate or licensure program (not a degree-seeking program), which requires the completion of a sequence of courses.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist
Non-Degree Seeking
Non-Degree Seeking
A non-degree seeking student is defined as a student who wishes to enroll in Marshall University graduate courses without earning a graduate degree.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist
If you’ve been accepted, review the Admitted Student Checklist
Transient
Transient
A transient student is defined as a student who is enrolled at another graduate institution and who wishes to enroll in graduate coursework at Marshall University.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist
If you’ve been accepted back into Marshall, review the Admitted Student Checklist
Online / Distance Only Student
Online / Distance Only Student
An online/distance only student is a student who wishes to enroll in a degree program that’s offered completely online at Marshall University.
To apply for admission to Marshall, get started with your Admission Checklist
If you’ve been accepted back into Marshall, review the Admitted Student Checklist
Professional Programs
Professional Programs

Students who are interested in applying to Marshall University’s School of Pharmacy, School of Physical Therapy, or the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine can learn more about the admission process through their respective websites