Welcome to the information page of the WVU School of Public Health Ph.D. program in Public Health Sciences.
Our mission is to provide state of the art doctoral education to a select group of highly qualified students who desire to positively impact the public's health. We aim to train these students in a research intensive curriculumthat is guided by a distinguished faculty at the leading edge of effective public health science.
The PhD in Public Health Sciences emphasizes both evidence-based primary prevention of disease and injury, and health promotion research and practice.
The PhD in Public Health Sciences trains the future researchers in public health and population sciences. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and analytic skills.
Our graduates leave our program with a solid record of research achievement, competent to face the next phase in their research careers.