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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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administrative contact

Terri Shazer
Administrative Assistant
School of Public Health
phone: 304-293-1998
fax: 304-293-6685

program contact

Keith Zullig
Department Chair
School of Public Health
phone: 304-293-1091
fax: 304-293-6685

Program Details

Program Description

The program emphasizes both evidence-based, theory-driven primary prevention of disease and injury and health promotion research and practice.

Career Profile

Graduates will complete their degrees with a competitive record of research achievement and competent to embark on high-impact research careers.

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.

  • Resume/CV
  • 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.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.