Graduate Education

MS Programs

Graduate education is a major focus of the educational mission of the Schools within the Health Science Center. For the student, it represents not only learning a new body of knowledge but also learning the skills to conduct research to acquire new knowledge to benefit future generations.

School of Dentistry

School of Medicine

  • Exercise Physiology

    The Clinical Track Master of Science program in exercise physiology provides course work and laboratory experience that prepares students for careers in adult fitness, hospital or corporate-based wellness programs, or cardiac rehabilitation. The Thesis Track Master of Science program in exercise physiology is intended to give exceptional students' knowledge in basic medical and scientific areas to prepare them for entry into advanced research intensive or professional careers.

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  • Health Sciences

    The MS in Health Sciences is a 12-month, non-thesis program. The program targets students who desire to enhance their competitiveness for entry into advanced degree programs or who are interested in more in-depth study in the biomedical and public health disciplines.

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School of Nursing

  • Master of Science in Nursing

    (Formerly Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing Practice (?)) This program offers baccalaureate prepared nurses the opportunity to earn a master’s degree via our Master of Science in Nursing degree. The program offers a curriculum that allows students to enroll on a part or full-time basis. Current specialty tracks prepare students to certify as pediatric or family nurse practitioners.

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  • Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Science in Business Administration (MSN/MBA)

    The WVU School of Nursing and The John Chambers College of Business & Economics have created the first off-campus dual master's degree program to give you the skills and knowledge to serve as a nurse leader. Graduates of the MSN (Executive Focus) and MBA program can work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, private practice, nonprofit organizations and public sectors. This blended degree program (totaling 64 credit hours) is done predominately online in both synchronous and asynchrono

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School of Public Health