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About Us

David PittengerDean’s Message: Welcome to our Graduate College website. Please take some time to explore the opportunities Marshall University can offer to you in graduate education. Marshall University offers 49 Master’s Degrees, 7 Doctoral Degrees, 2 Education Specialist Degrees, and 33 certificate programs. New doctoral professional programs in Pharmacy and Physical Therapy are now welcoming their second class. Marshall University graduate students enjoy low tuition rates, competitive financial support, small classes, a distinguished student-centered faculty, and state of the art research facilities  Our mission is our commitment to the intellectual, professional, and personal growth of our students through the delivery of high quality education at times and places convenient to them.  Our programs are relevant, responsive to student needs and to technology advancement, and maintain high standards of excellence. Please consider this site as a source of information for everything “graduate.”  I invite you to view our presentation for prospective students, visit us, tour our campuses, and meet with faculty and students.  If you have any questions or would like additional information about any of our programs, please contact the Graduate College Office and we will be happy to assist you. Please go to our Graduate Admissions site to begin the admission process and to start on your way toward a graduate degree from Marshall University.

David Pittenger, Ph.D.

Over the past seven decades Marshall University has provided graduate education to tens of thousands of students and have contributed to the economic and cultural life of the state, region, and nation. At Marshall University, the more than 500 faculty who hold graduate faculty status offer a broad range of courses in many different disciplines.


  • 49 master’s degrees
  • 7 doctoral degrees
  • 2 Education specialist degrees
  • 33 graduate certificates
  • Assistantships Awarded: 500
  • Tuition Waivers Awarded: 126
  • Base tuition full time/resident: $3115.00


The graduate mission of Marshall University is to provide quality educational opportunities at times and places convenient to students, employing alternative delivery systems and rich learning resources. The institution promotes excellence in instruction, research and public service in the interest of enhancing the intellectual, professional, and personal growth of students, faculty, and staff. Throughout the state Marshall University offers master’s degrees, post-master’s  programs, doctoral degrees and professional development options according to needs and with a minimum of duplication.


Marshall University offers graduate education on the Huntington campus, the South Charleston campus, throughout the state and region, and online world-wide. Some programs offer courses on either the Huntington or South Charleston campus. Some programs offer courses on both campuses and students may complete those programs, start to finish, at the campus location of their choice.  Graduate courses may also be offered through Marshall University’s regional center locations in Teays Valley, Point Pleasant, or Beckley. See our Program Information guide for information about individual programs.

  • Huntington Campus
    The Huntington campus is the home of the Graduate College which is the academic/administrative center for many graduate degree and certificate programs at Marshall University.
    Dr. David Pittenger, Dean
    Old Main 113
    One John Marshall Drive
    Huntington, WV 25755
    Fax: 304-696-3316
  • South Charleston Campus
    The South Charleston campus is the location of graduate units of the College of Education and Professional Development, the College of Business, and the College of Information Technology and  Engineering. The campus also houses the graduate Humanities program of the College of Liberal Arts.
    100 Angus Peyton Drive
    South Charleston, WV 25303

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Graduate Studies Office
Graduate Studies Contacts

Graduate Admissions
800-642-9842 ext-61900
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Graduate Directors

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