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Health Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Morgantown, WV, United States
The Master of Science (M.S.) program in the Health Sciences from West Virginia University emphasizes enhancing knowledge in the biomedical and public health disciplines to increase the student’s competitiveness for admission to professional or graduate programs and/or to augment the student’s career potential.
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Overview

The Health Sciences program from West Virginia University is a one-year, non-thesis masters.  Completion of the M.S. degree is realized when the student has fulfilled all course requirements and the independent study project.  

Career

Graduates will be prepared for entrance into professional programs: medicine, dentistry, doctor of physical therapy, physician assistant; entrance into academic graduate programs: Ph.D., M.P.H., doctorate in public health; and positions in government and education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Physiology
  • Public Health Epidemiology
  • Applied Biostatistics
  • General Biochemistry
  • Applied Pharmacology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits

    30 credits/year

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Morgantown

  • 775 - 1290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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