Occupational and Environmental Health SciencesRequest Info About Graduate School
Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
- Major: Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
- Degree Program: Public Health Sciences
- Program Web Site
- School of Public Health
- Degree Designation: Doctoral (Ph.D.)
This is a degree for scientist-practitioners in the area of prevention of premature mortality, morbidity and disability resulting from occupational and environmental exposures, communicable and chronic disease, and injury.
Students completing this degree will have the necessary theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of occupational and environmental health problems, including analytical and methodological research skills, to investigate, evaluate and find solutions to public health challenges.
Delivery Methods Available
- on campus
Graduate Program Application Requirements
Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.
- Personal Statement
- Test Requirements: GRE
English Language Proficiency
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.
Prospective students should apply online at:
Application Priority Dates and Deadlines
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.