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Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, MPH

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Morgantown, WV, United States
This Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences degree from West Virginia University provides the practical skills needed to solve occupational and environmental health problems. 
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Overview

Students in this Occupational and Environmental Health Science at West Virginia University will focus on understanding occupational and environmental processes and their effects on humankind, and developing the skills needed to assess and address their health consequences. The internship and research practicum have been designed to place students in settings in which they can apply their newly acquired knowledge and skills and continue to learn from professionals in their field while working on current, relevant public health problems

Career 

Students will be prepared to either continue their graduate education at the doctoral level or begin a career as consultants, managers and leaders in public health practice, research settings, government, or industry addressing such issues as environmental pollution related to air, water, and waste, occupational health hazards, and work-related injury. The M.P.H. degree is ideal for recent college graduates, or early- to mid-career public health professionals seeking to develop or advance their careers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Practice
  • Occupational and Environmental Hazard Assessment
  • Public Health Toxicology
  • Occupational Injury Prevention

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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Supplemental Application / Portfolio

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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