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School Health Education

The mission of the M.S. in School Health program focuses on preparing school health professionals to provide public health leadership on school campuses in their roles as teachers, guidance counselors, school nurses and administrators. Our program emphasizes the importance of creating an environment in which students are most likely to choose healthy behaviors that support academic success and positive life outcomes. This includes providing excellent health education services, developing a safe and supportive school culture characterized by positive relationships with concerned adults and peers, advocating for school policies that support student wellbeing, and working collaboratively with parents, other caregivers and the community-at-large to support student and school success.

Course Delivery Options

Online

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation, Copy of current teaching certificate

Program Application Test Requirements

​Teaching Certificate

Application Deadlines

Fall Priority

​July 15

Spring Priority

​December 15

Summer Priority

​April 15th

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation, Copy of current teaching certificate

English Proficiency Requirements

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. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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