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Social and Behavioral Sciences  Master's

Overview

What is Social and Behavioral Sciences at WVU like?

Description

The MPH degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBHS) addresses the behavioral, social and environmental factors related to individual and population health and health disparities over the life span.

Research and practice in this track contributes to the development, administration and evaluation of programs and policies in public health to promote and sustain healthy environments and lives for individuals and populations.

This degree is offered on campus and online.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: June 1

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Social and Behavioral Sciences at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Social and Behavioral Sciences graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE

Additional application considerations

  • Applicants must submit their application through SOPHAS, only submit the WVU Gradaute Application if you have been invited to do so.
  • GRE is required unless the applicant holds a terminal degree (MD, PhD)

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