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Accountancy / MAcc

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MAcc program prepares students to meet challenges they face in launching a career in public accounting. The structured educational experience of a graduate program broadens and deepens the student's knowledge and skills. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Tax, Data Analytics, or Forensics.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Assurance
  • Tax
View the Accountancy / MAcc Master's Major Information     View the Accountancy / MAcc Master's Plan of Study

Accounting

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Accounting majors learn skills vital for every organization, from multi-national companies to government agencies and nonprofits. We provide the foundation you’ll need to prepare for professional tests like the Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) examination.

View the Accounting Bachelor's Major Information     View the Accounting Bachelor's Plan of Study

Acting

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program combines an intensive conservatory experience with the campus life of a major land-grant university. You’ll perform on our mainstage and in our laboratory theatre, and train with renowned faculty and guest artists (including Academy and Tony Award nominees).

View the Acting Bachelor's Major Information     View the Acting Bachelor's Plan of Study

Acting

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Fine Arts in Acting at WVU is an intensive three-year course of study.

View the Acting Master's Major Information    

Addiction Studies

Minor / Morgantown Campus

Addiction Studies is an on-campus, clinically based program that offers a service component and meets partial requirements toward state addiction certification.

Visit the College of Education and Human Services College Website View the Addiction Studies Minor Plan of Study

Advertising

Minor / Online

Imagine creating a 30-second spot for the Super Bowl or an interactive Internet campaign for a corporate client. The online Advertising minor prepares students for a variety of careers in the fast-paced and exciting field of advertising.

Visit the Reed College of Media College Website View the Advertising Minor (Online) Plan of Study

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Advertising and Public Relations

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We place a heavy focus on media innovation as well as traditional communication foundations to prepare you for the ever-changing media landscape. Many of our graduates work in traditional agencies, but many go beyond the media industry to work in such places as NASA, Interscope Records and Audi.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
View the Advertising and Public Relations Bachelor's Major Information     View the Advertising and Public Relations Bachelor's Plan of Study

Aerospace Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With aerospace engineering’s broad applications in many industries, our grads can find jobs just about anywhere in the world. Focus your studies with an emphasis in aeronautical or astronautical engineering.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Astronautical Engineering
  • Pre-Medical
View the Aerospace Engineering Bachelor's Major Information     View the Aerospace Engineering Bachelor's Plan of Study

Aerospace Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MSAE program gives students greater knowledge of aerospace engineering while conducting research to advance the field.

View the Aerospace Engineering Master's Major Information     View the Aerospace Engineering Master's Plan of Study

Aerospace Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD program is designed to give students competence at the highest level in aerospace engineering. A PhD is a research-based degree, and students are required to research, complete and successfully defend a dissertation in a subject of his/her choosing.

View the Aerospace Engineering Doctoral Major Information     View the Aerospace Engineering Doctoral Plan of Study

Agribusiness Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in turning your passion into profit? This program allows you to combine the breadth of business with the depth of an area that interests you.

View the Agribusiness Management Bachelor's Major Information     View the Agribusiness Management Bachelor's Plan of Study

Agribusiness Management

Minor / Morgantown Campus

The Agribusiness Management Program focuses on agribusiness and business development in nonmetropolitan regions.

Visit the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design College Website View the Agribusiness Management Minor Plan of Study

Agricultural and Extension Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Over the next three decades, the global population is expected to grow by approximately two billion people, creating a greater demand for food production and emphasizing the critical need for worldwide agriculture education. Our program is preparing future leaders to fill that need.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Agricultural and Environmental Technology
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Extension Education
View the Agricultural and Extension Education Bachelor's Major Information     View the Agricultural and Extension Education Bachelor's Plan of Study

Agricultural and Extension Education

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The agricultural and extension education faculty offers master’s programs for those desiring advanced study in teaching agriculture in public schools, communications and leadership, extension education or environmental technology.

View the Agricultural and Extension Education Master's Major Information    

Agricultural and Extension Education

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The objective of this program is to provide doctoral students the opportunity to study and conduct research with faculty in areas of excellence in the Division of Resource Management.

View the Agricultural and Extension Education Doctoral Major Information    

Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS in Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences is an interdisciplinary degree that offers advanced study in all areas of agriculture, forestry and consumer sciences.

View the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design Master's Major Information    

Animal and Food Sciences

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Students entering this program may select research and classes to emphasize areas of interest appropriate to the Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Agricultural Biochemistry, Animal Nutrition, Animal Physiology, or Production Management.

View the Animal and Food Sciences Doctoral Major Information    

Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Getting into veterinary (or any professional) school is extremely competitive. The Animal and Nutritional Sciences program provides challenging and innovative experiences to give you the best preparation possible.

View the Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS) Bachelor's Major Information     View the Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BS) Bachelor's Plan of Study

Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BSAgr)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With the world’s population continuing to grow, it’s now more important than ever to address the increasing demand for food and fiber. Gain valuable knowledge in animal behavior, health, nutrition and management that will prepare you to make an immediate impact.

View the Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BSAgr) Bachelor's Major Information     View the Animal and Nutritional Sciences (BSAgr) Bachelor's Plan of Study

Animal Physiology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Science in animal and nutritional sciences in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design allows maximum flexibility in courses and research problems.

View the Animal Physiology Master's Major Information    

Anthropology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Watch the past come to life as you explore ruins and analyze artifacts. You’ll learn the origins of societies and understand how humans have interacted with themselves and nature for centuries, shaping how we live today.

View the Anthropology Bachelor's Major Information     View the Anthropology Bachelor's Plan of Study

Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Science program in plant and soil sciences provides students with a background in a specialized discipline, which enables them to enter professional careers or doctoral programs.

View the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Master's Major Information    

Applied Biostatistics

Certificate / Online

The Applied Biostatistics Certificate is designed for individuals who lack formal training in Biostatistics and would like to gain skills needed to understand and apply standard statistical techniques. It is an online program that is available to practitioners and/or students at WVU and elsewhere.

View the Applied Biostatistics Graduate Certificate (Online) Major Information    

Art Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We combine the benefits of a small studio program with the resources and facilities of a major research university. Our graduates are certified to teach grades pre-K through 12 and have a high job placement rate.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Studio Emphasis: Ceramics
  • Studio Emphasis: Graphic Design
  • Studio Emphasis: Intermedia/Photography
  • Studio Emphasis: Painting
  • Studio Emphasis: Printmaking
  • Studio Emphasis: Sculpture
View the Art Education Bachelor's Major Information     View the Art Education Bachelor's Plan of Study

Art Education

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Arts degree in Art Education accommodates the seasoned art teacher as well as the inexperienced pre-professional student who is seeking advanced knowledge and/or training in the field of Art Education. Students interested in West Virginia PK-12 Visual Art certification may seek an MA plus certification.

View the Art Education Master's Major Information    

Art History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

An interdisciplinary field drawing on philosophy, history, literature, religion and mythology, Art History examines works of art and their contexts. Our program combines the benefits of a small, close-knit program with the facilities and resources of a major research university.

View the Art History Bachelor's Major Information     View the Art History Bachelor's Plan of Study

Art History

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The graduate program in art history offers a two-year MA degree emphasizing independent exploration and interdisciplinary research.

View the Art History Master's Major Information    

Art Therapy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This major blends art-making, psychology and counseling coursework to prepare you for a unique, creative mental health profession.

View the Art Therapy Bachelor's Major Information     View the Art Therapy Bachelor's Plan of Study

Artist Diploma in Music Performance

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Artist Diploma in Music Performance is a one-year graduate certificate designed for the artistic refinement of highly advanced performers. With an emphasis on applied and ensemble study, the program offers a uniquely focused opportunity to further develop both professionalism and artistry in musicians gifted with the ability and motivation to succeed in the contemporary world.

View the Artist Diploma in Music Performance Graduate Certificate Major Information    

Athletic Training

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The mission of the Master of Science in Athletic Training is to develop exceptional sports medicine clinicians who are uniquely qualified to excel within a dynamic healthcare system. Through a collaborative education, research and clinical practice model, the Master of Science in Athletic Training emphasizes evidence-based decision making and applied research, utilizes state-of-the-art technology, and provides unique clinical experiences to cultivate competent and caring healthcare professionals.

View the Athletic Training Master's Major Information    

Audiology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This intentional, relevant, and comprehensive curriculum provides future audiologists the knowledge and skills needed to independently practice the full scope of audiology as caring and competent members of the profession.

View the Audiology Doctoral Major Information    

Biochemistry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The path to medical, dental, pharmacy or graduate school starts here. Biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics courses will challenge you in the classroom, while you pursue solutions to the world’s biggest issues in the lab — and build the foundation you need for professional or graduate school.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Track
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Track
View the Biochemistry Bachelor's Major Information     View the Biochemistry Bachelor's Plan of Study

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

A major goal of graduate program in biochemistry and molecular biology is to foster ability for independent thought.

View the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctoral Major Information     View the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctoral Plan of Study

Biology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Biology majors study living organisms and the processes of life. Choose from four areas of emphasis to focus your studies: cellular and molecular biology, ecology and environmental biology, genomics and neuroscience.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ecology and Environmental Biology
  • Genomics
  • Neuroscience
  • B.A. Biology: Pre-Medical Track
  • B.S. Biology: Pre-Medical track
View the Biology Bachelor's Major Information     View the Biology Bachelor's Plan of Study

Biology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Biology offers graduate courses and research that lead to MS and PhD degrees in the areas of ecology, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics and evolutionary biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, neurobiology, behavior and physiology, plant sciences, cell and developmental biology, biology education and forensic biology.

View the Biology Master's Major Information    

Biology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Biology offers graduate courses and research that lead to MS and PhD degrees in the areas of ecology, bioinformatics, genetics, genomics and evolutionary biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, neurobiology, behavior and physiology, plant sciences, cell and developmental biology, biology education and forensic biology.

View the Biology Doctoral Major Information    

Biomedical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to be part of the latest advances in medical technologies and treatment and diagnosis strategies? In biomedical engineering, you can help revolutionize biomedical sciences and our healthcare system.

View the Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Major Information     View the Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Plan of Study

Biomedical Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The focus of the graduate program in biomedical engineering is to prepare students to be skilled in learning and discovering of processes that work to integrate engineering and life sciences for the advancement of human health and medical technologies.

View the Biomedical Engineering Master's Major Information    

Biomedical Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

It should be emphasized that the PhD is primarily a research degree, and therefore the research work for a doctoral dissertation should show a high order of originality on the part of the student and must offer an original contribution to the field of engineering science.

View the Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Major Information    

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you want a bachelor’s degree that prepares you for immediate employment? The national shortage of biomedical laboratory scientists means our students typically have jobs waiting for them when they graduate.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Histotechnology
  • Medical Laboratory Science
View the Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Bachelor's Major Information     View the Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Bachelor's Plan of Study

Biomedical Sciences

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Biomedical Sciences PhD program trains students in an undifferentiated program that provides the opportunity to select one of seven PhD degree-granting programs.

View the Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Major Information     View the Biomedical Sciences Doctoral Plan of Study

Biometric Systems Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Biometrics technology uses key tools in the areas of sensors, pattern recognition, algorithms, machine learning and cybersecurity.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • DNA/Molecular Biology
  • Microsensors and Circuits
  • Signal Processing
  • Software Systems
  • Statistics
  • Cybersecurity
View the Biometric Systems Engineering Bachelor's Major Information     View the Biometric Systems Engineering Bachelor's Plan of Study

Biostatistics (MPH)

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Biostatistics major in the MPH program is ideal for students with an interest in tackling public health problems using data modeling and analysis.

View the Biostatistics (MPH) Master's Major Information    

Biostatistics (MS)

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS program trains students to understand and apply statistical methodology for data modeling and analysis as it arises in research in the health sciences.

View the Biostatistics (MS) Master's Major Information    

Business Administration MBA

Master's / Online

Maintain momentum in your career while pursuing your MBA degree, online, as an executive.

View the Business Administration MBA Master's (Online) Major Information    

Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics

Certificate / Online

The Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics requires 12 credit hours, the coursework focuses on the symbiotic relationship where data of all types relies on robust cybersecurity management for security and accuracy. The Certificate orients both data and technology analysts to the demands and requirements of both securing and analyzing data.

View the Business Cybersecurity Data Analytics Graduate Certificate (Online) Major Information    

Business Cybersecurity Management

Master's / Online

The Business Cybersecurity Management program is a 12-month, flexible, online hybrid program.

View the Business Cybersecurity Management Master's (Online) Major Information    

Business Data Analytics

Master's / Online

WVU's Business Data Analytics program is a 12-month online program. Our online flexibility encourages students to simultaneously learn valuable business analysis skills, apply concepts in a real-world setting and experience improved results in an accelerated learning cycle.

View the Business Data Analytics Master's (Online) Major Information    

Cancer Cell Biology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This program provides comprehensive in-depth training in modern areas of cancer biology, with a strong emphasis on cellular and molecular aspects of cancer origin, progression and treatment and a focus on cancer types and issues relevant to international, national and West Virginia populations.

View the Cancer Cell Biology Doctoral Major Information    

Cellular and Integrative Physiology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Our program provides a multidisciplinary approach to modern life sciences, drawing on faculty expertise from several departments and centers in the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy.

View the Cellular and Integrative Physiology Doctoral Major Information    

Ceramics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our nationally recognized Ceramics program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. We offer an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university.

View the Ceramics Bachelor's Major Information     View the Ceramics Bachelor's Plan of Study

Ceramics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Art and Design graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.

View the Ceramics Master's Major Information    

Chemical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Chemical Engineering is a challenging, rewarding and satisfying major and career. You can pursue employment in many high-tech areas — including materials, energy and pharmaceuticals — or go on to graduate school and professional programs, such as law, dentistry and medicine.

View the Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Major Information     View the Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Plan of Study

Chemical Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The master's in Chemical Engineering program is built on advanced chemical engineering fundamentals. Students will conduct applicable research in areas such as biomedical, bioengineering, catalysis, coal conversion, energy, fuels, materials, polymer processing, systems control and dynamic simulation.

View the Chemical Engineering Master's Major Information     View the Chemical Engineering Master's Plan of Study

Chemical Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

At WVU, we provide a wide range of research and educational opportunities for graduate study. Our smaller student population allows us to offer highly personalized education and allows advisers to spend more time with students. A significant portion of our research is funded by industry.

View the Chemical Engineering Doctoral Major Information     View the Chemical Engineering Doctoral Plan of Study

Chemistry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

When you understand chemistry, you begin to understand the extraordinary nature of the world down to its most basic particles. Chemistry is the science of the materials we use, the medicine we take, the environment we live in and the food we eat.

View the Chemistry Bachelor's Major Information     View the Chemistry Bachelor's Plan of Study

Chemistry

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Chemistry Department includes research in the areas of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Research is a key focus of the 22 faculty members who comprise the department.

View the Chemistry Doctoral Major Information    

Child Development and Family Studies

Bachelor's / Online

Our online program is ideal for those who need to earn a degree in Pre-K to maintain employment – or anyone who wants to enter the field of early education with a four-year degree.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Preschool Education, Birth-Age 4
  • Child Development (Non-Certification)
View the Child Development and Family Studies Bachelor's (Online) Major Information    

Child Development and Family Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our hands-on program will prepare you for jobs in nursery schools, child care centers, infant-care and after-school programs, and many other settings. You’ll get real-world experience at the WVU Nursery School and through internships at local agencies and care centers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Child Development (Non-Certification)
  • Family and Youth Studies
  • Preschool Education, Birth-Age 4
  • Preschool Special Needs, PreK-K
View the Child Development and Family Studies Bachelor's Major Information     View the Child Development and Family Studies Bachelor's Plan of Study

Chinese Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Studying Chinese will prepare you for opportunities in the greater China region and the global socio-political and economic arena.

View the Chinese Studies Bachelor's Major Information     View the Chinese Studies Bachelor's Plan of Study

Civil Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Civil engineers specialize in engineering issues related to civil infrastructure development and environmental challenges. Our graduates pursue careers in industry, government, consulting, management, teaching, research and sales.

View the Civil Engineering Bachelor's Major Information     View the Civil Engineering Bachelor's Plan of Study

Civil Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Opportunities abound within the master's tracks for a research experience that provides a chance for a student to tackle an engineering problem individually.

View the Civil Engineering Master's Major Information     View the Civil Engineering Master's Plan of Study

Civil Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Opportunities abound within the doctoral track for a research experience that provides a chance for a student to tackle an engineering problem individually.

View the Civil Engineering Doctoral Major Information    

Clinical and Translational Science

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS degree expands upon Certificate coursework in biostatistics and epidemiology to provide mentored, research training with required and elective courses, the latter to complement research needs and interests.

View the Clinical and Translational Science Master's Major Information     View the Clinical and Translational Science Master's Plan of Study

Clinical and Translational Science

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The goal of the PhD program is to develop biomedical researchers who can integrate findings, information and observations across basic, population and clinical sciences, to accelerate and transform how we improve the health of individuals and populations.

View the Clinical and Translational Science Doctoral Major Information    

Clinical and Translational Science

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

As part of the WVCTSI, educational programs at the graduate level prepare trainees to participate in clinical and translational research. WVU offers a Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science which is designed to develop the next generation of clinical and translational scientists through education and mentored research training.

View the Clinical and Translational Science Graduate Certificate Major Information    

Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Master's / Online

The clinical rehabilitation and mental health counselor education program offers a curriculum at the master’s degree level. All students complete coursework related to rehabilitation, mental health and disability issues as well as coursework in counseling and resource management.

View the Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Master's (Online) Major Information    

Coaching and Performance Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program will prepare you for the dynamic industries of both high-performance athletics and recreational sport.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Applied Sport Science
  • Coaching and Leadership
  • Strength and Conditioning
View the Coaching and Performance Science Bachelor's Major Information     View the Coaching and Performance Science Bachelor's Plan of Study

Coaching and Sport Education

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS in Coaching and Sport Education focuses on the long-term athlete development model as a basic framework. Students acquire a solid foundation in the science of coaching with multiple and varied practical experiences, through applied labs, volunteering and a formal internship. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Sport Science and Technology or Leadership Sport Management.

View the Coaching and Sport Education Master's Major Information    

Coaching and Teaching Studies

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD program of study focuses on developing future professionals who will address critical issues in physical education, physical activity and coaching, and develop focused lines of research. Students will work collaboratively with faculty mentors to enhance their critical thinking, knowledge and skills to succeed as productive researchers within university settings, national sports organizations and other settings.

View the Coaching and Teaching Studies Doctoral Major Information    

Coaching and Teaching Studies

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

The EdD program of study prepares future professionals for a productive career as educators in the field of physical education and kinesiology or sport education (EdD), teaching and research positions in universities, as well as leadership positions in professional associations/agencies. The EdD students are encouraged to select an applied research specialization designed to enhance success as an academic and professional leader.

View the Coaching and Teaching Studies Doctoral Professional Practice Major Information    

Collaborative Piano

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Music in Collaborative Piano provides students wishing to specialize in piano accompaniment an opportunity to study and achieve an advanced degree in this highly demanding and lucrative professional field.

View the Collaborative Piano Master's Major Information    

Collaborative Piano

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The primary objective of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree is the recognition of the highest achievement in music performance and teaching, preparing artist-pedagogues for careers in higher education and in the professional world.

View the Collaborative Piano Doctoral Major Information    

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This pre-professional undergraduate program provides a thorough understanding of the basic processes involved in speech, hearing and language.

View the Communication Sciences and Disorders Bachelor's Major Information     View the Communication Sciences and Disorders Bachelor's Plan of Study

Communication Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We prepare skillful communicators at both the theoretical and applied levels. Choose from four areas of emphasis (health, interpersonal or strategic/organization communication and social media and communication technology) — or complete the integrated communication track for a more general focus.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Health Communication
  • Integrated Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Social Media and Communication Technology
  • Strategic/Organizational Communication
View the Communication Studies Bachelor's Major Information     View the Communication Studies Bachelor's Plan of Study

Communication Studies

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD program in Communication Studies is intended to qualify the student to teach and conduct research in instructional communication, interpersonal communication or organizational communication at the university level.

View the Communication Studies Doctoral Major Information    

Communication Studies (Corporate and Organizational Communication)

Master's / Online

The Master of Arts in Communication Studies offered by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences creates leaders who have an ability to communicate strategically and with a diverse audience.

View the Communication Studies (Corporate and Organizational Communication) Master's (Online) Major Information    

Community Development Policy and Practice

Certificate / Online

Are you seeking to make a difference in your community? Community developers make a direct impact on our social, economic and environmental quality of life. As social entrepreneurs, we generate the innovative solutions necessary to grapple with the pressing issues communities face around the world. Whether at the level of policymaking or program implementation, WVU’s graduate certificate in Community Development Policy and Practice will prepare you to design and impl ement fair, sustainable and effective outcomes.

View the Community Development Policy and Practice Graduate Certificate (Online) Major Information    

Composition

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The degree of Master of Music may be taken in performance, music education, composition, music theory or music history. At WVU we have created a unique environment where our students can work with a faculty consisting of internationally known performers, pedagogues and scholars.

View the Composition Master's Major Information    

Composition

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The primary objective of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree is the recognition of the highest achievement in music performance and teaching, preparing artist-pedagogues for careers in higher education and in the professional world.

View the Composition Doctoral Major Information    

Computer Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program provides a particularly strong emphasis on real-time and embedded systems. You’ll also have unique opportunities to participate in national student competitions against other universities.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cybersecurity
View the Computer Engineering Bachelor's Major Information     View the Computer Engineering Bachelor's Plan of Study

Computer Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Science and Information Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.

View the Computer Engineering Doctoral Major Information     View the Computer Engineering Doctoral Plan of Study

Computer Forensics

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Graduate Certificate in Computer Forensics is funded by Microsoft Corporation, the National White Collar Crime Center and the U.S. Secret Service. It provides expertise to individuals who are either currently in the computer and information technology industry or have academic credentials to enter this field while being engaged in law enforcement.

View the Computer Forensics Major Information     View the Computer Forensics Certificate Plan of Study

Computer Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Computer Science majors learn to program, but they also learn how to use computers to solve problems and develop the skills to pursue great careers in fields like data analytics, software development, cybersecurity or artificial intelligence.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Theory of Computing
  • Software and Knowledge Engineering
  • Computer Systems
View the Computer Science Bachelor's Major Information     View the Computer Science Bachelor's Plan of Study

Computer Science

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers graduate programs aimed at preparing students for both professional and research careers. The department offers MS degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Software Engineering that prepare students for careers in design and technical leadership.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cybersecurity
View the Computer Science Master's Major Information     View the Computer Science Master's Plan of Study

Computer Science

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Science and Information Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.

View the Computer Science Doctoral Major Information     View the Computer Science Doctoral Plan of Study

Conducting

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The WVU School of Music has a unique environment where our students can work with a faculty consisting of internationally known performers, pedagogues and scholars.

View the Conducting Master's Major Information    

Conducting

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The primary objective of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree is the recognition of the highest achievement in music performance and teaching, preparing artist-pedagogues for careers in higher education and in the professional world.

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Costume Design and Technology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Study in the area of costume design takes the student through an introduction to the elements of design, drawing and costume history. The course of study then moves toward an intensive application of designing the character in the world of the play through course work, practical design and construction.

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Counseling

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Arts program in Counseling offers two areas of concentration. The program prepares counselors to work in either clinical mental health counseling or school counseling. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Community Agency, School Counseling, or Clinical Mental Health.

View the Counseling Master's Major Information    

Creative Strategy

Certificate / Online

The Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate, offered by the Reed College of Media, will give you the versatility you need to succeed in the marketing world, particularly in the area of creative services.

View the Creative Strategy Graduate Certificate (Online) Major Information    

Creative Writing

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Fine Arts is the terminal degree in creative writing. MFA students at WVU study within a three-year academic/studio program that combines an apprenticeship to the craft with more traditionally academic elements.

View the Creative Writing Master's Major Information    

Criminology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Go beyond the legal definitions of criminality. Criminology seeks to understand the nature and causes of criminality, as well as the successes and limitations of criminal justice approaches and processes.

View the Criminology Bachelor's Major Information     View the Criminology Bachelor's Plan of Study

Cultural Resource Management

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Cultural Resource Management Certificate Program (CRM) is housed within the Department of History in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. The graduate-level fifteen-hour certificate is designed to augment nearly any graduate degree at West Virginia University, or it may be obtained independently for non-degree graduate students. We partner with other WVU units and community organizations to perform valuable service for the state and region. Our students and partners alike come from diverse backgrounds, with a variety of needs. Whether it is surveying a historic building or tracing community histories, our program is on the forefront of instruction and service in the world of Cultural Resource Management.

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Cybersecurity

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Cybersecurity is an area of vital importance to industry, government institutions and national security. You'll graduate workforce-ready, with skills to succeed in this high-demand field that’s expected to grow even more in the future.

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Dance

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Develop and hone your techniques in a program that offers both experiential and theoretical dance education. You’ll study a variety of dance genres and subjects — ballet, modern, jazz, tap, world dance, choreography, dance history and dance criticism.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Dance Education
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Data Marketing Communications

Master's / Online

The Master of Science in Data Marketing Communications (DMC) program blends the art and science of marketing communications.

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Data Marketing Communications

Certificate / Online

The Data Marketing Communications Graduate Certificate, offered by the Reed College of Media, will prepare you for a career in this emerging discipline that involves interpreting data and communicating key insights gleaned from data, in order to make better marketing decisions.

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Data Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

As a Data Science major, you will develop quantitative and computational skills to solve real-world problems. Customize the degree to fit your interests by choosing a focus area to create a degree with practical applications.

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Dental Hygiene

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our four-year program opens the door to many career options, from providing clinical care to research to public administration.

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Dentistry

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

The WVU School of Dentistry has an excellent reputation as the state's only dental school. Over 80% of West Virginia dentists are graduates of our program. Many of the faculty and graduates are recognized leaders in dental education and organized dentistry.

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Design and Merchandising

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS in Design and Merchandising focuses on research addressing design interaction and inclusive design; environmental sustainability; applications of new materials and technologies; new forms and new product design; and new developments in the history of design criticism and curation.

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Design Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This flexible, interdisciplinary program prepares you to work in creative industries and provide innovative solutions to challenges facing our world today.

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Digital and Social Media

Certificate / Online

The Digital and Social Media Graduate Certificate, offered by the Reed College of Media, is ideal for you if you desire to enter the world of digital and social media marketing.

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Digital Marketing Communications

Master's / Online

WVU's completely online master's degree in Digital Marketing Communications gives you the strategy and the skills — in just one year.

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Economics

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The College offers the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree with specializations in health economics, monetary economics, regional and urban economics and resource economics.

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Economics (BA)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Economics BA program emphasizes a broad liberal arts education. With 40+ hours of unrestricted electives, you can expand your skill set with a second major or a variety of minors.

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Economics (BS)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The field of economics is very broad and can be applied many ways. Our graduates can do just about anything — government, law school, teaching or finance fields like insurance and banking.

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Educational Psychology

Master's / Online

Learning is a continual process from infancy to old age. Graduates of our program understand the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial changes that occur across the lifespan and their impact on learning. Graduates of our program also develop a strong understanding of research methods and design.

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Educational Psychology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Educational Psychology program offers opportunities for graduate study and research leading to the master of arts (MA) degree. Professional preparation focuses on learning, development, instruction and research.

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Electrical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Electrical engineers are the tool builders of the information age. They apply principles from math and physics to build systems and components for a wide range of products, from cell phones to automobiles to airplanes.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electronics
  • Communications and Signal Processing
  • Bioengineering and Biometrics
  • Computers
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Electrical Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers graduate programs aimed at preparing students for both professional and research careers. The department offers MS degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Software Engineering that prepare students for careers in design and technical leadership.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Cybersecurity
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Electrical Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Science and Information Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.

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Elementary Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program provides 800+ hours of classroom experience before you graduate. You’ll gain a wealth of experience in the local school systems with experienced educators as mentors.

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Elementary Education

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies, Social and Cultural Foundations, Educational Leadership Studies offers opportunities for graduate study, teacher certification and research leading to a master's degree with initial certification.

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Endodontics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The program requires a minimum of 30 months of full-time residency in the School of Dentistry and is designed to qualify dentists for careers in endodontic clinical practice, teaching and research.

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Energy Environments

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Energy Environments graduate program (M.S.) is designed to prepare students with the advanced coursework, practical work and research experience needed to succeed in professions that are rapidly developing at the intersections of energy and environment.

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Energy Land Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program melds natural resource management, business and development of energy resources. Our graduates emerge as highly trained and sought-after professionals, equipped with the skills needed to make an immediate impact in the energy industry.

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Energy Law and Sustainable Development

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The goal of the JD/LLM in Energy and Sustainable Development Law is to give our law students added expertise in a dynamic and vital legal field. The JD/LLM is a fast-track program that can be completed in 3-1/2 years instead of the traditional four years (which also means saving a semester's tuition).

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Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

With more than 170 faculty members in 16 different engineering/computer science disciplines from which to choose, our 700 graduate-level students are gaining cross-disciplinary research experience working with peers from a wide range of disciplines across the University, around the world and in both the public and private sectors.

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English

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Majoring in English develops skills in communication, research, critical thinking and focused creativity. You’ll deepen your understanding of people and cultures while learning how to use language effectively in a variety of contexts.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Professional Writing and Editing
  • Creative Writing
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English

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The master’s program is designed for students who have shown an aptitude for sustained literary study and who now wish to pursue a more intensive and extensive training.

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English

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The doctoral program in English develops fluency in the critical discourses of the profession and prepares graduates to teach English professionally on the post-secondary level, or to enter a wide range of alternate academic careers.

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Entertainment Media

Minor / Online

As the market becomes more cluttered with entertainment options and technological advances make it easier and easier to tune out the choices that don’t interest the consumer, entertainment companies will rely more and more on the media to bring their goods to the top of the consumers’ awareness.

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Entomology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The objective of the MS in plant and soil sciences is to provide students the opportunity to take courses and conduct original, master’s-level research in their areas of specialization.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Along with preparing you to start your own business, this major will teach you to use your creativity to solve business problems or help existing organizations launch new products and enter new markets.

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Environmental and Community Planning

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Make a difference in the sustainability of communities, influence development decisions and create places that preserve history and protect the environment.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Environment
  • Community
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Environmental and Energy Resources Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Offering a broad curriculum in energy, the environment, economics and entrepreneurship, the E*Quad program will prepare you to enter multiple sectors of a fast-growing industry.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environment
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With this major’s flexibility, you can design a program of study tailored to your environmental and natural resource interests, such as water use and quality, soil protection, waste management, ecosystem management or land use.

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Environmental Geoscience

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Are you interested in environmental issues — and changing the world around you? This major combines geoscience and environmental awareness to examine the impact of human behavior on our world.

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Environmental Microbiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Microorganisms are everywhere — from plants and animals to air, soil and water. This major prepares you for careers related to the environment, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and food production and safety. In the accelerated option, you can earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years.

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Environmental Protection

Minor / Morgantown Campus

The Environmental Protection program prepares students for careers in areas that safeguard the quality of the environment. The curriculum consists of two elements: interdisciplinary training in a broad array of environmental protection sciences and an area of emphasis in agronomy, pest management or soil and water conservation.

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Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This major combines interdisciplinary training in environmental protection sciences with a specialization in either pest management or soil and water conservation.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Environmental Assessment and Reclamation
  • Soil and Water Sciences
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Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Division of Plant and Soil Sciences has programs at both the master’s and doctoral level to offer to prospective graduate students. Currently at the master’s level there are six graduate programs. If you are interested in a master’s degree you would enroll in the MS in Environmental, Soil and Water Sciences.

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Epidemiology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is designed for those who wish to acquire knowledge and skills necessary for epidemiologic practice and research. This degree will be appropriate for persons interested in a career studying the relationship of risk factors to a variety of disease, injury and other health-related states.

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Epidemiology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD in Epidemiology prepares students for careers in research, teaching and consulting. Students develop research and teaching skills in epidemiology through coursework and practice opportunities.

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Event Planning

Minor / Online

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects event planner employment growth of 43.7% between 2010 and 2020 with the expectation that over 30,000 new jobs will be added during that time frame.

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Exercise Physiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Looking for a pre-medical, pre-dental or other professional degree program? This major combines basic science knowledge with clinical applications. You'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the only accredited Aquatic Therapy program in the U.S.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Health Professions
  • General Track
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Exercise Physiology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Our PhD program is intended to give exceptional students knowledge in basic medical and scientific areas to prepare them for careers as effective and knowledgeable researchers and teachers in the broad field of exercise physiology/kinesiology.

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Exercise Physiology 33

Master's / Morgantown Campus

This two-year program has two tracks. Clinical track students take course work, obtain experience in various medical settings and work with populations with varied health problems. The thesis track is designed for students who want an intensive research training experience to prepare for further training in a PhD, MD or similar postgraduate program.

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Fashion, Dress and Merchandising

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Fashion is one of the most dynamic, globally integrated and culturally significant industries in the world. Peer behind the gloss and glamour to discover how design concepts come to life – and then are marketed to consumers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Design
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Finance

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We stress hands-on learning. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Certified Financial Planner, Certified Valuation Analysis and Certified Financial Analyst exams.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Banking
  • Corporate Finance and Valuation
  • Energy Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Investments
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • General Finance
  • Wealth Management
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Finance

Master's / Morgantown Campus

WVU is a CFA Institute Partner School through the MS Finance program. Graduates are prepared to sit for examination for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and graduates boast a high pass rate on all three testing levels.

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Finance

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The program is designed to be completed in four or five years, depending on the student's background, interests and dissertation progress. The program of study requires the satisfactory completion of coursework plus dissertation research.

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Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

Certificate / Online

The widespread growth in white-collar crime, litigation disputes, the illegal international movement of money and terrorism financing have greatly raised the demand for forensic accountants, fraud examiners and for professionals who possess those skills.

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Forensic and Fraud Examination

Master's / Online

Hallmarks of our program include exposure to practicing professionals and experiential learning. Students have extensive exposure to world-class practicing experts, in addition to our superior full-time faculty.

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Forensic and Investigative Science

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Forensic and Investigative Sciences offers graduate studies leading to a Master of Science degree. The Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) accredited degree program is rigorous, quantitative and science-based.

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Forensic and Investigative Science

Minor / Online

One of WVU’s most highly ranked majors, Forensic Investigative Science is for students with a passion for research and a desire to apply scientific analysis to legal proceedings.

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Forensic Biology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Deep within nearly every cell is a unique set of genetic markers. When a crime occurs, recovering those genetic markers and determining who they belong to is a job for forensic biologists.

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Forensic Chemistry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We're a national leader in forensic science education and research. Our graduates work in law enforcement and forensic science laboratories across the country.

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Forensic Examiner

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With world-class training facilities and a solid STEM foundation, this major prepares you to tackle the investigation of a crime from start to finish.

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Forensic Science

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The doctorate is a research degree that culminates in a dissertation in an area that is jointly determined between a student and their faculty advisor. Each student takes three core courses and two colloquia as the academic foundation for developing their area of research.

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Forest Resources Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learn about the balancing act of managing land for timber production and wood products while considering wildlife habitat, recreational opportunities and water quality.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Arboriculture and Urban Forestry
  • Forest Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
  • Forest Management
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Forestry

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Forest Resources Management program is dedicated to developing the next generation of forest managers in the Appalachian hardwood region. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Forest Resources Management or Wood Science and Technology.

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French

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

As a global language, French opens opportunities in international business and research in the 88 countries where it is an official language or has special status.

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General Business

Bachelor's / Online

Having a hard time choosing just one area of business? General Business allows you to choose from many different career paths and customize your curriculum to meet your goals. All coursework for this program is completed online.

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General Business

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Having a hard time choosing just one area of business? General Business allows you to choose from many different career paths and customize your curriculum to meet your goals.

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Genetics and Developmental Biology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Science in Genetics and Developmental Biology is an interdisciplinary program involving the faculty and facilities of a number of departments in the various colleges and schools of WVU. Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Biochemical and Molecular Genetics, Cytogenetics, Immunogenetics, Mutagenetics, Toxicology, Human Genetics, Plant Genetics, Population and Quantitative Genetics, Animal Breeding, Molecular Aspects of Development, Experimental Morphogenesis, Teratology, Regeneration, Oncology, Descriptive Embryology, and Life Cycles of Animal and Plants.

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Genetics and Developmental Biology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD in Genetics and Developmental Biology is particularly well suited for students interested in emphasizing plant, animal, microbial (bacterial or fungal), or insect genetics or developmental biology. Students in the program learn research approaches such as genomics, analysis of gene expression, metabolic engineering, functional analyses of genes, evolutionary development, and conservation genetics Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Biochemical and Molecular Genetics, Cytogenetics, Immunogenetics, Mutagenetics, Toxicology, Human Genetics, Plant Genetics, Population and Quantitative Genetics, Animal Breeding, Molecular Aspects of Development, Experimental Morphogenesis, Teratology, Regeneration, Oncology, Descriptive Embryology, and Life Cycles of Animal and Plants.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Analysis

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Graduate Certificate in GIS and Spatial Analysis is intended to augment the educational tracks of a wide number of students from across WVU with the ability to analyze spatial data at an advanced level.

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Analysis

Certificate / Online

The Graduate Certificate in GIS and Spatial Analysis is intended to augment the educational tracks of a wide number of students from across WVU with the ability to analyze spatial data at an advanced level.

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Geography

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Geography opens worlds of discovery. You’ll learn to analyze the variation of human activity that exists among places, regions and countries, and examine the relationship between the natural environment and human activities.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Geographic Information Science
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Globalization and Development
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Geography

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MA program offers both a thesis and a project track. The thesis is an in-depth research investigation, whereas the project is a structured, one-semester activity.

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Geography

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD is an advanced research degree, with coursework, comprehensive exams and a major research investigation. Students are expected to be well-grounded in the one or more of the Geography program's three areas of specialization.

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Geology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Geologists look back millions of years in the past, conduct experiments in the present and predict what the earth’s future might be. Geology is an interdisciplinary science that trains you to study the natural resources that shape our lives.

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Geology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Geology is a dynamic field of natural science that aims to understand how the Earth works and provide solutions to pressing global challenges such as global climate change, evolving demands for energy and water, and environmental issues.

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Geology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

WVU Geology offers both research Master’s and Doctoral degrees as well as a rigorous Master’s professional studies degree. Our graduate program comprises core geology faculty with expertise in the interdisciplinary subfields including:

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German Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Knowing German can boost your annual salary by 4%. Many businesses seek employees fluent in German to interact with partners around the world.

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GIS and Spatial Analysis

Master's / Online

With this MS, you will learn to analyze and apply GIS and spatial analysis data across multiple disciplines. There is a growing demand for professionals in this area and the program is ideal for working professionals, as well as graduate students who desire advanced training in areas such as predictive modeling, data exploration, programming, spatial hydrology, remote sensing, and geospatial modeling.

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Global Supply Chain Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you want a dynamic and challenging career that puts you in the center of the action, requires you to see the big picture and lead, this is the major for you.

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Graphic Design

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our immersive art experience combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university. You’ll get the skills, theory and aesthetic practice you’ll need for a career in the ever-evolving field of graphic design.

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Graphic Design

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Art and Design graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment, while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.

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Health Administration

Master's / Morgantown Campus

A Master of Health Administration (MHA) is a professional degree focused on the organization, delivery and management of healthcare and public health systems and services

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Health Administration

Master's / Morgantown Campus

A Master of Health Administration (MHA) is a professional degree focused on the organization, delivery and management of healthcare and public health systems and services

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Health and Well-Being

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy helping others? This hands-on, customizable major is perfect preparation for health science careers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Adventure and Outdoor Learning (BA)
  • Aquatic Physical Activity (BA)
  • Fitness (BA)
  • Recreational Sport (BA)
  • Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation (BS)
  • Pre-Health Professions (BS)
  • Community Well-Being (BA)
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Health Data Science

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Health Data Science Certificate is designed to develop a basic understanding of standard analytic techniques, data visualization tools, practical methods for modeling problems and interpreting data content.

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Health Informatics and Information Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy technology, business and science? HIIM draws on each of these fields to make sure patients’ vital health information is complete, accurate and protected.

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Health Policy

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MPH degree in Health Policy is designed for students with a keen interest in using population-based approaches to understand and improve the health status of large groups within society.

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Health Promotion

Minor / Online

The online health promotion minor prepares students for a variety of careers in the growing field of health promotion and disease prevention. Typical job areas include healthcare marketing and communication for hospitals, health promotion for geriatric care facilities, health marketing for non-profits such as the American Lung Association, or health communication positions within the Department of Health and Human Services (e.g., CDC, NIH, FDA).

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Health Sciences

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS program in the Health Sciences emphasizes enhancing knowledge in the biomedical and public health disciplines to increase the student’s competitiveness for admission to professional or graduate programs and/or to augment the student’s career potential.

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Health Services and Outcomes Research

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Health Services and Outcomes Research (HSOR) program emphasizes population-based, health services delivery and outcomes and policy research. Health services research examines how people get access to healthcare, how much care costs and what happens to patients as a result of this care. Outcomes research evaluates the effectiveness of health care interventions through changes in outcomes such as improvements in patient functional status, satisfaction with care, morbidity, and mortality. Data collected from outcomes research provide patients, health care providers, and payers of health services information about what does and does not work in real life settings.

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Health Services Management and Leadership

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to go on to get a master of health administration degree and work in a hospital system? This major is a perfect fit for you.

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Healthcare Data Analytics

Minor / Morgantown Campus

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Healthcare MBA

Master's / Online

The Healthcare Master of Business Administration, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, is for those seeking a career in the field, or for current healthcare professionals who want to expand their skillset to take on leadership roles within their organization.

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Higher Education Administration

Master's / Online

This 30 credit hour online program can be completed within two to eight years either as a part-time or full-time student and from any geographic location. Working with an advisor, students complete a program of study that includes a capstone experience.

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Higher Education Administration

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The new Ph.D. program in higher education focuses on preparing future scholars, faculty, and policy analysts who will critically analyze higher education issues and chart the future of colleges and universities. Students in this program will be prepared to conduct new research and undertake leadership roles in higher education.

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Higher Education Administration

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

The EdD in Higher Education Administration is designed to prepare graduates for positions in higher education administration, faculty and research and policy.

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History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

History helps us discover new meaning in the past, present and future. Our students learn the best practices of historical research while developing skills for a successful career: thinking critically, communicating effectively and tackling complex problems.

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History

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The graduate History program includes about 80-90 students and 23 faculty. Most students concentrate in U.S. history or Appalachian history, but students may choose to work in other areas supported by the faculty, especially European, African and Latin American history.

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History

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The graduate History program at WVU includes about 80-90 students and 23 faculty. Most students concentrate in U.S. history or Appalachian history, but students may choose to work in other areas supported by the faculty, especially European, African and Latin American history.

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Horticulture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Plants are the root of what makes our world healthy and beautiful. Our students study the physiology, culture, harvest, quality control, sales and utilization of horticultural crops.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Specialty Crop Production
  • Landscape and Turf Management
  • Public Horticulture
  • Plant Health Management
  • Plant Science
  • Entrepreneurship/Agriculture Business
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Horticulture

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Horticulture is the science of the production, processing and marketing of fruit, vegetable, greenhouse and landscape crops. Students in the Horticulture program study the physiology, culture, harvest, quality control, sales and utilization of horticultural crops.

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Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor's / Online

The Bachelor of Science in in Hospitality and Tourism Management, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will prepare you for careers in hotel and restaurant operations, hospitality, tourism, event planning, and more

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Hospitality and Tourism Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Are you a people person? Do you like hosting people? Through course work, internships and on-site learning labs, we’ll teach you the skills needed to succeed in the worldwide service industry.

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Human and Community Development

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The objective of this program is to provide doctoral students the opportunity to study and conduct research with faculty in areas of excellence in the Division of Resource Management, in particular, and in other divisions in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, in general.

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Human Nutrition and Foods

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Nutrition is essential for good health and well-being.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Dietetics
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Human Resource Management

Master's / Morgantown Campus

West Virginia University is home to one of the earliest human resources programs established in the United States and is among a very limited number of human resources/industrial relations full-time day programs in the country.

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Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program is the only one of its kind in West Virginia and surrounding states. If you are interested in a career in healthcare, research, biosafety or biotechnology, consider the BS in Immunology and Medical Microbiology.

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Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis will prepare students from diverse backgrounds to serve as professionals that are knowledgeable about the immune system of humans and other mammals, how the immune system functions and the consequences of its malfunction on the health of the host.

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Industrial Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Industrial engineers are often thought of as "efficiency experts" for reducing costs and increasing throughput in a manufacturing setting. You’ll also find them in sales, hospitals, warehousing, distribution, construction, finance, retail and virtually any organization.

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Industrial Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Students in the MSIE program will learn to master modern and classical methodologies in their area of concentration, oral and written communication skills to bridge the gap between society and businesses and professional ethics as applied to their field. In this program, students will conduct research in their field of choice, work on projects in teams and individually and design and implement new integrated systems.

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Industrial Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Each PhD student will develop a program with a major in industrial engineering, or occupational safety and health, designed to meet his/her needs and objectives in consultation with an adviser and the advisory and examining committee.

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Industrial Hygiene

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Industrial Hygiene program is designed for students with undergraduate training in the areas of engineering, chemistry, biology, medical sciences, animal sciences or the physical sciences who have an interest in occupational and environmental health and safety.

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Instructional Design and Technology

Master's / Online

The Master of Arts program in Instructional Design and Technology is a 100% online program designed for the individual who wants to apply cutting-edge instructional technologies and sound design strategies in any learning setting, including public schools, higher education and corporate and nonprofit institutions.

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Integrated Marketing Communications

Bachelor's / Online

Earn your bachelor's degree online from a renowned and accredited program that combines the complementary business and communications fields of advertising, marketing and public relations to give you the skills to succeed in an exciting and expanding field.

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Integrated Marketing Communications

Master's / Online

The Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) master’s program is offered exclusively online, and no classroom attendance is required. This enables students to earn their degrees in this fast-growing field from anywhere in the world.

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Integrated Marketing Communications

Certificate / Online

The 15-credit IMC graduate certificate provides students with a broad overview of IMC, focusing on several integral aspects of the discipline.

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Interactive Design for Media

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

A hybrid program of the College of Creative Arts and Reed College of Media, this major blends art, coding and design with an understanding of media platforms.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program is comprised of three related minors and emphasizes flexibility and problem-solving.

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Interior Architecture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our graduates do much more than design houses; they design hospitals and hotels, offices and schools, textiles and furniture. They represent manufacturers, create lighting systems and preserve historic buildings.

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Intermedia and Photography

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our program offers an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university. You'll build a portfolio to jump-start your career in photography, digital editing, video or animation.

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Intermedia and Photography

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Art and Design graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment, while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.

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International Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This interdisciplinary program includes courses in political science, languages, geography, history, sociology, anthropology, economics and other topics. You'll gain valuable real-life experience through study abroad, global service learning and internships.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Global Connections
  • Security and Diplomacy
  • Africa/Middle East
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • The Americas
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Jazz Pedagogy

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The program is designed to prepare students for independent jazz teaching, public school teaching, college or university studio or group teaching, ensemble coaching and the teaching of jazz improvisation and pedagogy at the college of university level.

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Journalism

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Being a journalist today is about connecting people to the world 24/7 and engaging with audiences on the go. Our program prepares you to be an innovative, adaptive, problem-solving storyteller.

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Journalism

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Reed College of Media’s Master of Science in Journalism program provides students with an advanced understanding of media disciplines, preparing them for careers in the industry or academia.

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Journalism

Minor / Morgantown Campus

The rapid expansion of the information age has led to an increased demand for college graduates with strong writing and reporting skills with a solid understanding of the ethical standards of the journalism industry. Journalism teaches students how to write, report and produce content across media platforms, as well as how to engage with modern audiences using the latest digital applications and tools.

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Landscape Architecture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Landscape architects design for landscape and community sustainability, solve practical issues — from soil to water to poverty — and combine qualitative analysis with the design process. The ultimate goal: creating a vision for the future.

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Landscape Architecture

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Landscape architecture is the design and planning profession that applies both art and science to achieve the best use of land. Landscape architects design the setting for a variety of land uses ranging from residential to industrial development while providing stewardship for the natural environment.

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Law

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

The WVU College of Law provides students a unique opportunity to attend a small public law school within a nationally recognized research university.

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Leadership

Certificate / Online

You will understand leadership in a global context and learn to enhance your leadership abilities in both your work and in your daily life by learning to manage conflict and change.

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Learning Sciences & Human Development

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Our Ph.D. program positions students for success through extensive research and teaching apprenticeships, support to accomplish authentic research milestones – including published journal articles and national conference presentations, funding for at least three years, and carefully scaffolded coursework designed to guide doctoral work at each stage of the process. Each cohort travels through core courses and milestones together, providing a peer network to complement faculty support.

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Legal Studies

Master's / Online

The Master of Legal Studies program (part of the Division of Public Administration) is designed to build greater public understanding of law and the legal system, to provide graduates with the ability to apply knowledge and skill gained to performing their jobs more effectively and/or pursue further career opportunities and to provide private and public sector organizations the benefit of enhanced expertise of their employees.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Healthcare
  • Homeland Security
  • Justice System
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Lighting Design and Technology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MFA Lighting program emphasizes a hands-on learning environment. Students get an immersive lighting experience from production electricians, to designers, to moving light technicians and lighting console programmers.

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Linguistics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The M.A. program in Linguistics includes 30 hours of core and elective courses and is designed to provide students with a well-rounded perspective on the field. Students also have the opportunity to engage in research projects that reflect their interests within a given subject and that serve to complement and augment the information imparted through in-class activities. The program may be completed either by taking comprehensive exams, or by writing and defending a Master's thesis. The program is intended both for students seeking preparation for doctoral studies in linguistics or a related field, as well as for those seeking a terminal professional degree with a goal of pursuing careers in language related fields.

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Linguistics

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Graduate Certificate in Linguistics is a 12-hour program that provides students with foundational knowledge in the science of human language: what is the nature of human linguistic knowledge, how is that knowledge acquired, and how human linguistic behavior makes use of such knowledge.

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Literacy Education

Master's / Online

The Master of Arts in Literacy Education (formerly MA in Reading) is a professional graduate program leading to PreK-adult reading specialist certification in West Virginia.

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Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Management is flexible enough to be used in any industry, of any size. Add an area of emphasis (we have three to choose from) to enhance your degree and make yourself super-marketable.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
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Management

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Management PhD program is a small, high quality, full-time, residential program designed to prepare qualified individuals for careers in scholarly research and teaching at the university level.

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Management Information Systems

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you enjoy solving problems and playing with technical toys? MIS will teach you to analyze business problems and to design, build and maintain computer applications for solving those problems.

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Marketing

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you’re interested in business, psychology or social studies, you may be well-suited for Marketing. This major covers everything from advertising to market research, and you can choose from three areas of emphasis to personalize your plan of study.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Digital Marketing Promotions
  • Professional Sales
  • Sustainable Pathways to Markets
  • Start Up/High Tech Marketing
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Marketing

Bachelor's / Online

If you’re interested in business, psychology or social studies, you may be well-suited for Marketing. This major covers everything from advertising to market research, and you can choose from three areas of emphasis to personalize your plan of study. All coursework for this program is completed online.

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Marketing

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This is a full-time, residential program that seeks to prepare students to contribute to the marketing discipline though the discovery, development and dissemination of knowledge.

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Master of Business Administration / MBA

Master's / Morgantown Campus

West Virginia University’s 12-month, full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program delivers results for students by offering exciting experiential-learning projects, consultative engagements, and opportunities to develop enhanced business acumen - yielding the essential professional skills that are needed for top job placement. MBA students represent a diverse selection of academic backgrounds, including the liberal arts, the sciences, engineering, and business.

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Material Science and Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Materials Science and Engineering is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or a closely related STEM discipline.

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Material Science and Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Materials science and engineering is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or a closely related STEM discipline.

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Mathematics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Mathematics can be found in almost every sector of the world. Our faculty’s interdisciplinary approach to mathematics will prepare you for careers as research analysts, technical consultants, computer scientists, educators and systems engineers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Computational Mathematical Science
  • Mathematics Biology
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physical Applied Mathematics
  • Pure Mathematics
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Mathematics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The master's degree program offers specializations in pure and applied mathematics, each with different requirements. The master's degree programs are designed either for students who intend to go on to pursue a PhD in Mathematics, or for those planning to seek employment in education, government or industry.

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Mathematics

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Mathematics offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The Ph.D. program provides for a common core of fundamental mathematics followed by specialized studies culminating in an original research dissertation directed by a faculty advisor. Depending on the student's program and interests, there are diverse career opportunities available in education, government, and industry.

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Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This broad-based discipline spans most industries, so you’ll have stable, rewarding employment opportunities across West Virginia, the U.S. and just about anywhere in the world. Unlock even more options with our dual degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Pre-Medical
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Mechanical Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS in Mechanical Engineering program builds the knowledge and skills of by combining both research and academic coursework.

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Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The PhD program is designed to give students competence at the highest level in mechanical engineering. A PhD is a research-based degree and students are required to research, complete and successfully defend a dissertation in a subject of his/her choosing.

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Media Solutions and Innovation

Master's / Online

The Media Solutions and Innovation graduate program prepares students to become media strategists and futurists who can function as change agents and adaptive leaders within the industry.

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Medicine

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

The School of Medicine grants the degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) to students who have completed the prescribed curriculum and who have been recommended for the degree by faculty of the school.

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Mental Health and Addiction Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in a helping profession? You may find your fit in this major, which will prepare you to enter the workforce or graduate school.

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Mining Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This major addresses society's needs for mineral resources and the management, health, safety and environmental impacts associated with producing and processing these resources in a sustainable and responsible way.

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Mining Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The program is built on advanced mining engineering fundamentals. Students will perform research leading to an original thesis in areas such as surface mining, rock mechanics and ground control, mineral processing, mine subsidence engineering and mine ventilation.

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Mining Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The principal objective of the program is the education and training of graduates so that they are capable of attaining the highest levels in the mining engineering profession.

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Multicategorical Special Education

Master's / Online

The graduate program in Multicategorical Special Education offered by the College of Education and Human Services is designed to prepare professional educators to work with children and adolescents with autism, learning disabilities, emotional/behavior disorders, and intellectual disabilities.

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Multidisciplinary Media Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Design your own plan of study by completing at least two College of Media minors plus one College of Media shared minor or a minor outside of the College.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Tailor your education to your interests by completing three related minors.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Education and Human Services)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Design your own plan of study by combining three minors, two of which must be offered by the College of Education and Human Services.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Eberly College of Arts and Sciences)

Bachelor's / Online

Tailor your education to your interests with the Multidisciplinary Studies program that consists of three minors of your choosing.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Choose three minors and a program of elective courses that fit your career objectives. This program is for students who want to focus on academic programs in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Create a flexible plan of study by choosing three minors, two of which must be from the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

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Multidisciplinary Studies (College of Creative Arts)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our MDS program gives you the flexibility of selecting three minors to create an individualized educational plan. At least two of the minors must be selected from programs offered by the College of Creative Arts.

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Music

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music BA program is for students who wish to specialize in music and still have time to explore WVU's academic offerings. It’s also perfect if you want to combine the study of music by double majoring in a non-music field.

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Music (Contemporary and Integrative Performance)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This program focuses on contemporary music performance within an integrative curriculum that includes electives from arts, theatre, dance, industry and philosophy.

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Music and Health

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Have a passion for music but also want a career in healthcare? You can do both in this major.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Medicine (MD)
  • Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Dentistry (DDS)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
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Music Composition

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Society's increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for professional composers and teachers. This program will prepare you to be a composer in both acoustic and electronic styles.

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Music Education

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you successfully complete this program (and all tests required by the West Virginia Department of Education), you’ll qualify for a Birth–Adult Music professional certificate that allows you to teach instrumental, vocal and general music in West Virginia schools.

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Music Education

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MM in Music Education is designed to cultivate continued development of professional competence beyond the baccalaureate degree. High levels of musicianship and pedagogical expertise are integrated into a comprehensive program of study.

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Music Education

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Doctor of Philosophy curriculum in music education prepares students for careers as teachers in higher education.

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Music Industry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learn the fundamental analytical, regulatory and creative knowledge and skills necessary for jobs in the music industry.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Applied Music
  • Multi-Instrumental
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Music Industry

Master's / Online

The Master of Arts program in Music Industry provides students with the up-to-date, relevant knowledge and skills needed to productively operate, lead and successfully manage the dynamic changes in the music industry.

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Music Industry

Certificate / Online

Covering a complete range of today’s music industry commerce and products, and analyzing progressive stages in its various product life cycles within the current global external environment (from creation and transformation to consumption, commercial exploitation, and feedback), the program methodically builds and widens students’ perspectives of the music industry’s fundamental regulatory and commercial mechanisms, along with the skills to manage and operate its systems.

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Music Performance: Instrumental

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

In the School of Music, you’ll be surrounded by elite faculty who are some of the nation's brightest and most adept musicians. You’ll have weekly lessons, chamber music coaching, large ensemble rehearsal and opportunities in musical organizations.

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Music Performance: Jazz Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Jazz Studies encourages study, training and performance in all forms of creative improvised music, jazz and world music. You’ll expand your creative vision and gain a global perspective.

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Music Performance: Piano

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music Performance: Piano program is designed for students who want to prepare as performers or teachers. Society’s increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for professional musicians and private music teachers.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Collaborative Piano
  • Jazz
  • Pedagogy
  • Traditional
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Music Performance: Voice

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The Music Performance: Voice program is designed for students who want to prepare as performers or teachers. Society's increased interest in the arts is creating many new opportunities for professional musicians and private music teachers.

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Music Theory

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MM in Music Theory is intended for performers and music educators who desire advanced training in the analysis of Western art music and preparation for teaching basic musicianship in either a high school or college setting.

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Music Theory

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MA in Music Theory is intended for performers and music educators who desire advanced training in the analysis of Western art music and preparation for teaching basic musicianship in either a high school or college setting.

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Music Therapy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Music therapists use a variety of instruments and musical experiences to help babies, children, adolescents, adults and older adults work toward non-music goals related to education, health, rehabilitation and wellness needs.

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Musical Theatre

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We combine an intensive conservatory experience with the college experience of a major university. You’ll perform on our mainstage and in our laboratory theatre, and train with renowned faculty and guest artists (including Academy and Tony Award nominees).

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Musicology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Students completing the master’s program in Musicology develop a broad understanding of the primary methods used in musicological and ethnomusicological research.

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Natural Resource Economics

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The objective of this major is to prepare students to apply economic models and analysis to environmental and natural resource policy problems.

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Natural Resources Science

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Ph.D. in Natural Resources Science is an interdisciplinary program that allows doctoral students the opportunity to specialize in a range of competencies. As a graduate student in the School of Natural Resources, you’ll advance your research knowledge and prepare to become a leader in your chosen field. With the guidance and support of faculty mentors, you’ll develop an advanced understanding of and appreciation for the principles of economics, stewardship and sustainability of our natural resources.

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Neuroscience

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Neuroscience is one of the hottest fields of science that combines molecular and genetic, cellular, network and behavioral levels of analysis. This program will propel you into rewarding and lucrative careers in science, medicine, government and private industry, either with or without an additional advanced degree.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Cellular, Molecular, Systems Neuroscience
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Neuroscience

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The doctoral program in Neuroscience is committed to training the next generation of researchers and educators. Successful completion of degree requirements is based on research and scholarly achievement.

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Nurse Anesthesia

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

The DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program prepares registered nurses to become Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) through a rigorous, challenging curriculum based on the Standards of Accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) and the DNP Essentials of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Only offered as a full-time program, students are required to take 88 credits over 3 years or 9 continuous semesters.

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Nursing

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our students receive hands-on experience with real-life situations, so they're learning the best possible care practices before they see patients.

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Nursing

Master's / Online

Baccalaureate prepared nurses can obtain a master's degree in nursing through our Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program which is offered primarily online. The MSN program can be completed in 46 credit hours. Upon completion of the MSN requirements, students will have the ability to sit for advanced practice certification. Specialty tracks prepare students to certify as pediatric and family nurse practitioners.

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Nursing

Doctoral / Online

The purpose of the PhD program is to prepare nurse scholars/scientists for roles in research, teaching and service.

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Nursing

Doctoral Professional Practice / Online

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares advanced practice nurses to practice at the highest level of professional nursing and to advance the application of nursing knowledge for the purpose of improving healthcare for diverse populations.

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Nursing (BS to BSN)

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BS-BA to BSN program is an accelerated, full-time program for college graduates who wish to become a registered nurse with a bachelor's degree in nursing.

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Nursing (RN to BSN)

Bachelor's / Online

The RN to BSN program offers graduates of diploma and associate degree nursing programs the opportunity to complete requirements for the BSN at the Charleston, Morgantown and Beckley campuses.

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Nutritional and Food Science

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MS in Animal and Nutritional sciences allows maximum flexibility in courses and research problems. Students may major in either animal physiology and biochemistry or nutrition and food sciences.

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Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences

Master's / Morgantown Campus

This degree provides the practical skills needed to solve occupational and environmental health problems.

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Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

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.

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Occupational Safety and Health

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Occupational Safety and Health PhD degree educates and trains men and women to the highest level of competency in teaching and research as occupational safety and health professionals for industry, government and academia.

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Occupational Therapy

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Occupational therapy (OT) professionals provide services to people of all ages with physical, mental, developmental or emotional disabilities. Assessment and treatment focus on developing an individual’s capacity to function independently in self-care, leisure or work activities at home and in the community.

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Occupational Therapy

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

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Organizational Leadership

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Make a difference in your community. Learn the skills and knowledge you need to be a leader in the nonprofit, public or private sectors.

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Orthodontics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Orthodontics offers a 34-month (three academic years and two summers) advanced education Master of Science program.

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Painting

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We offer an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research institution. You'll train in traditional and experimental oil and acrylic media and explore both figurative and abstract imagery.

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Painting

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Art and Design graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment, while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.

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Pathologists' Assistant

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Pathologists’ Assistant program is an intensive 24-month curriculum, culminating in a master’s degree in Health Science.

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Performance

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Performance curricula are especially designed for students wishing to prepare themselves as performers or as teachers of a particular instrument or voice.

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Performance

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The primary objective of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree is the recognition of the highest achievement in music performance and teaching, preparing artist-pedagogues for careers in higher education and in the professional world.

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Periodontics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The program requires a minimum of 34 months (three academic years and two summers) of full-time residency in the School of Dentistry. It is designed to qualify dentists for careers in periodontic clinical practice, teaching and research.

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Want to be part of today's most dynamic and interesting engineering fields? Students come to WVU from all of the world to this program because of our stellar reputation.

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The objective of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE) graduate programs is to educate and train men and women who will be capable of performing at the highest levels of the petroleum and natural gas engineering profession.

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The objective of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (PNGE) graduate programs is to educate and train men and women who will be capable of performing at the highest levels of the petroleum and natural gas engineering profession.

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Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This interdisciplinary program prepares students for a future in a variety of employment settings, ranging from academic research and industry to federal positions.

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Philosophy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Philosophy acts as a form of intellectual exercise that makes it easier to identify problems, seek out arguments against your own views and critically evaluate solutions. These skills, along with the ability to read, write, listen and communicate effectively, can prepare you for virtually any career path.

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Physical Education and Kinesiology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learn how to design and deliver physical education programs, how to use and integrate technology into your classwork and get hands-on, real-world experience. Graduates are eligible for certification in Pre-K-Adult Physical Education and Health Education.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Physical Education Teaching
  • Sport Pedagogy
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Physical Education Teacher Education

Master's / Online

The online MS program in Physical Education Teacher Education empowers physical educators to examine their current knowledge and instructional practices.

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Physical Therapy

Doctoral Professional Practice / Morgantown Campus

Physical therapy is a hands-on health care profession that promotes optimal health and function through the application of scientific principles to prevent, identify, assess, correct or alleviate acute or prolonged movement dysfunction.

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Physician Assistant

Master's / Morgantown Campus

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Physics

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Physics is crucial to understanding the world around us, the world inside us and the world beyond us. It is the basis of many other sciences, including chemistry, engineering, oceanography, seismology and astronomy (and can be applied to biology or medical science).

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Applied Physics
  • Astro/Space Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Computational Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Medical Physics
  • Physics Teaching
  • Professional Preparation
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Physics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a solid foundation in the fundamentals as well as a diverse range of specializations for MS and PhD research.

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Physics

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a solid foundation in the fundamentals as well as a diverse range of specializations for MS and PhD research.

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Piano Pedagogy

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Piano Pedagogy is designed to provide advanced training to help prepare students to teach piano successfully in an independent studio, community music program or college. The program offers a variety of courses and comprehensive experience in individual and group piano instruction.

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Plant and Soil Sciences

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

At the doctoral level graduate students in the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences pursue a PhD in Agricultural Sciences with an emphasis in Soil Science. Students entering this program may select research and classes to emphasize areas of interest appropriate to the Division of Plant and Soil Sciences. Areas include environmental microbiology, crops agronomy entomology, horticulture, organic agriculture, plant pathology or soil science.

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Plant Pathology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Plant Pathology graduate program is ideal for students who desire a career in plant health, food security or the environment. Graduates will be prepared to be leaders and productive team members in plant pathology and related disciplines.

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Political Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Studying political science will help you understand why courts make the decisions they do, why legislatures pass the laws they do and why countries make the choices they make in the international arena.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • American Politics and Policy
  • Elections and Campaigns
  • International Relations, Comparative Politics and National Security
  • Pre-Law and Legal Studies
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Political Science

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Political science is built on the core aspects of the great liberal arts tradition. Our strengths are logic, appropriate data, analysis and communication.

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Political Science

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

Political Science is built on the core aspects of the great liberal arts tradition. Our strengths are logic, appropriate data, analysis and communication.

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Post-MSN Certificate Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Certificate / Online

The Post-MSN certificate program is offered to professional nurses who have previously earned a master's degree or higher in nursing and who are interested in obtaining national certification in advanced practice nursing.

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Post-MSN Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner

Certificate / Online

This program prepares nurses who have already earned a master’s degree, or higher, in nursing to sit for the national certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The post-graduate FNP certificate program requires a minimum of 16 credits that are earned in 4 courses. Two courses are clinical, affording the student the opportunity to complete the 600 hours of supervised clinical practice as required in order to sit for the national certification examination. Two courses are didactic and offered via webcast and the internet, affording the student the opportunity to take these courses off-campus.

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Post-MSN Certificate Nurse Executive Leadership

Certificate / Online

This certificate program is specifically designed for current nursing professionals holding a Master’s degree or higher in nursing who may be in advanced practice, education, leadership, and/or direct patient care roles. This program will prepare nurses for careers in administration and leadership.

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Post-MSN Certificate Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Certificate / Online

This program prepares nurses who have already earned a master’s degree, or higher, in nursing to sit for the national certification examination offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). The post-graduate PNP certificate program requires a minimum of 16 credits that are earned in 4 courses. Two courses are clinical, affording the student the opportunity to complete the 600 hours of supervises clinical practice with child populations as required in order to sit for the national certification examination. Two courses are didactic and offered via webcast and the internet, affording the student the opportunity to take these courses off-campus.

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Post-MSN Certificate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Certificate / Online

This post graduate certificate program prepares advanced practice nurses to meet the needs for advanced psychiatric mental health nursing care in their communities.

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Pre-Pharmacy

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

To prepare for the professional pharmacy curriculum, you must complete a pre-pharmacy curriculum that emphasizes the biological and chemical sciences. You’ll also take a variety of courses in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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Printmaking

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our BFA program focuses on the development of personal imagery while cultivating foundational skills. Along with the resources of a major research university, we offer an immersive art experience in a small studio environment, providing individual attention to promote student growth.

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Printmaking

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Art and Design graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment, while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.

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Professional Writing and Editing

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MA in Professional Writing and Editing is a 30-hour degree that combines theories of writing with practice in real-world writing situations.

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Program Evaluation and Research

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The major in Program Evaluation and Research is designed for individuals with interest in conducting research and evaluation projects for private and public educational organizations and agencies.

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Program Evaluation and Research

/ Online

This degree prepares students for career opportunities with federal or state agencies, educational institutions, profit and non-profit organizations, or as independent consultants. Graduates will also have a strong foundation for entry into a doctoral degree program.

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Prosthodontics

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The program requires a minimum of 34 months (three academic years and two summers) of full-time residency in the School of Dentistry. It is designed to qualify dentists for careers in prosthodontic clinical practice, teaching and research.

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Psychology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Psychology is the science of behavior. This major allows you to increase your intrapersonal and interpersonal understanding and develop problem-solving, project management and information literacy skills.

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Psychology: Behavior Analysis

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Psychology Department offers doctoral training in clinical child psychology, clinical psychology, behavior analysis, behavioral neuroscience and lifespan developmental psychology.

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Psychology: Behavioral Neuroscience

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The behavioral neuroscience area of emphasis is the newest and fastest growing area in the Department of Psychology. Students in behavioral neuroscience work closely with highly experienced faculty to study the biological bases of behavior. Training in behavioral neuroscience prepares students for a career in research in academics, academic medicine, government and/or industry. We expect our graduates to succeed in research, with an emphasis on publishing and obtaining extramural funding to support their work. We also foster strong mentorship skills, so that our students are prepared to teach their skills and way of thinking to their own students upon completion of our program. Our graduates make significant contributions to solving important problems in their field.

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Psychology: Clinical

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Clinical and Clinical Child Psychology areas of emphasis jointly comprise West Virginia University’s accredited doctoral training program in Health Service (Clinical) Psychology. It has been accredited continuously by the American Psychological Association since 1966. In 2020, the program was re-accredited for ten years, with the next site visit scheduled to occur in 2030.

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Psychology: Clinical Child

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Clinical and Clinical Child Psychology areas of emphasis jointly comprise West Virginia University’s accredited doctoral training program in Health Service (Clinical) Psychology. It has been accredited continuously by the American Psychological Association since 1966. In 2020, the program was re-accredited for ten years, with the next site visit scheduled to occur in 2030.

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Psychology: Life-Span Development

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The Ph.D. in developmental psychology combines breadth of training in perspectives on normal development across the life span with depth and rigor of training in an area of specialization selected by the student. The program produces disciplined researchers who are also skilled classroom instructors. Students are funded via teaching and research assistantships.

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Public Administration

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree prepares individuals for a career in public service. Alumni work in government and nonprofit agencies to develop and implement public policies and programs.

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Public Health

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Founded on the principle of social justice, the concept of public health ensures that all citizens have the opportunity for good health. It is the art and science of protecting and improving population health through education, service and prevention.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Community and Population Health
  • Patient Navigation
  • Public Health Sciences
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Public Health

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Public health is the science and art of promoting health, preventing disease and injury, and prolonging life through organized efforts of society.

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Public History

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The public history program trains historians who work in the public sector by grounding them in traditional research methodology learned in seminars and through public history courses designed to give students practical experience conducting client-based research. The work of public historians often requires a distinct set of research skills that moves beyond traditional archival research and historiographical argumentation. All students in public history learn to incorporate visual and material culture into historical narratives, use place as the center of historical analysis, and develop written and digital narratives that convey historical complexity that can engage public audiences.

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Public Relations

Minor / Online

The online Public Relations minor prepares students for a variety of careers in the dynamic field of public relations. Typical job areas include media relations, event planning, corporate communications, crises management, publicity and promotion, public affairs and government relations.

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Puppetry

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Puppetry course work includes intensive study in children’s theatre, the practice of puppetry as a theatrical art form, and educational and creative dramatic activity as methods of learning and self-development for children.

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Quantitative & Qualitative Social Science Research Methods

Certificate / Online

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Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We’re passionate about the power of outdoor experiences to transform peoples’ lives — and communities — for the better. If you love the outdoors and working with people, RPTR is a great choice.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Adventure Recreation
  • Park and Outdoor Recreation
  • Sustainable Tourism
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Recreation, Parks and Tourism Resources

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Our graduate program focuses on human dimensions of recreation, tourism and natural resources.

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Regents Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor's / Online

Have you gone as far as you can in your career without a bachelor’s degree? The RBA program is an innovative bachelor’s degree that is both flexible and cost effective for adult learners already juggling family, work and other obligations.

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Religious Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Explore the great religions of the world and immerse yourself in fascinating cultures. Religious Studies offers instruction in the history and practice of many world religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Near Eastern religious traditions.

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Resource Economics and Management

Master's / Online

Agricultural and Resource Economics is an applied economics program that deals with the analysis and understanding of natural resources, environmental, agricultural, rural development and international agricultural and resource issues.

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Resource Economics and Management

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Agricultural and Resource Economics is an applied economics program that deals with the analysis and understanding of natural resources, environmental, agricultural, rural development and international agricultural and resource issues.

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Resource Management

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This doctoral program offers four areas of emphasis: Natural Resource Economics (NRE), Resource Management (RM), Agricultural and Extension Education (AEE) and Human and Community Development (HCD).

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Russian Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learning Russian is a gateway to a dynamic world that involves global energy corporations, national defense and security, and an ancient and fascinating culture.

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Safety Management

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Safety Management degree program is accredited in safety by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET).

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Scenic Design and Technology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The intention of the program is to provide talented students with an exciting opportunity for personal and professional growth in an environment that approaches theatre as both an art form and a learning experience.

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Sculpture

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Our BFA program provides training in many different materials and processes for making three-dimensional work. We offer an immersive art experience that combines a small studio environment with the resources of a major research university.

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Sculpture

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Art and Design graduate students work closely in a personal studio environment, while benefiting from a highly accessible faculty. A vibrant visiting artist and lecture series provides additional influence and dialogue. Research support and graduate colloquia facilitate cultural and scholarly exploration at national and international venues.

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Secondary Education

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Students may choose an Area of Emphasis (AOE) in Biology Education, Chemistry Education, English Education, General Science Education, Physics Education, or Social Studies Education.

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Secondary Education: English

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Can you name a teacher who made a difference in your life? How about a book that changed the way you think? Being an English education major will give you the knowledge and skills needed to bring both of those gifts to other students.

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Secondary Education: Social Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you love learning history, geography or economics? How about a desire to help young people discover the origins and complexities of world cultures? In this major, you'll learn to provide high quality instruction in the five areas of the social studies: history, geography, politics, economics and culture.

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Secondary STEM Education

Minor / Morgantown Campus

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Master's / Morgantown Campus

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.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

The mission for the PhD in social and behavioral sciences is to provide state-of-the-art doctoral education in the theory and application of social and behavioral science to a select group of highly qualified and committed students desiring to transform public health.

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Social Work

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Social workers help people function the best they can in their environment and circumstance. They provide direct services to people in their homes or places of work and help people to help themselves.

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Social Work

Master's / Online

Social work is a valuable profession with broad opportunities to serve local, national and international populations. The MSW program at WVU educates graduate students in advanced integrated practice with individuals, families, groups, and communities so that they can effectively address social and human problems across a wide range of practice areas.

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Social Work

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Social work is a valuable profession with broad opportunities to serve local, national and international populations. The MSW program at WVU educates graduate students in advanced integrated practice with individuals, families, groups, and communities so that they can effectively address social and human problems across a wide range of practice areas.

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Sociology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Sociology opens your mind to the hidden structures of social power that affect our everyday life and the major events that are happening around the world.

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Sociology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This is the first doctoral sociology program in the state of West Virginia. It emphasizes foundational course work in sociology, including theory, methods and statistics, as well as courses and independent research in an area related to the department’s specializations in crime, community and culture.

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Software Engineering

Master's / Online

The MSSE degree is a unique extended learning program that provides graduate level software engineering expertise to individuals who are currently working in the computer and information technology industry.

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Software Engineering

Certificate / Online

The Certificate in Software Engineering is available to students with all backgrounds who complete the five core courses of the MSSE program and write a certificate paper. You may enroll as a provisional graduate student to complete the certificate.

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Spanish

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Learning Spanish can help open doors in your future career — and prepare you for life in an increasingly global society.

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Spanish

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The MA program in Spanish is intended for students who seek specialized knowledge in order to pursue a teaching career in Spanish, as well as for students who plan to prepare for doctoral studies in Hispanic literatures, cultures, or linguistics.

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Spanish

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

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Speech Language Pathology

Master's / Online

Students educated in speech-language pathology are expected to demonstrate excellence in academic and clinical areas upon completion of all required courses and clinic experiences.

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Speech Pathology

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Students educated in speech-language pathology are expected to demonstrate excellence in academic and clinical areas upon completion of all required courses and clinic experiences.

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Sport and Exercise Psychology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Combine your passion for sports with an evidence-based approach to psychology. You’ll learn about the theory and practice behind working with athletes, exercisers and performers from all backgrounds and domains.

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Sport Coaching

Master's / Online

The online MS program in Sport Coaching prepares lifelong learners who are adaptable to the modern demands of the coaching profession. This curriculum focuses on the knowledge and skills to be an effective coach with youth and adolescent athletes.

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Sport Management

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The sport industry is ever-growing and requires a properly trained workforce. We’ll provide you with the actual skills and experiences you need to succeed in the profession.

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Sport Management

Master's / Online

The online MS program in Sport Management prepares students to become marketable professionals in the dynamic sport industry. tudents collaborate with highly qualified experts in the academy and leaders within the sport industry.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Comprehensive Sport Industry Management
  • Interscholastic Athletic Administrator
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Sport Management

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The on-campus MS program in Sport Management prepares graduate students to compete in the global job market as industry leaders. This unique curriculum features courses that provide real-world training in athletics compliance and sport finance.

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Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

Doctoral / Morgantown Campus

This PhD program, which includes a concurrent Master's program in Community Counseling, is designed to train students to become academic professionals who excel in teaching and research.

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Sports and Adventure Media

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

With its big-time college sports programs and beautiful natural setting, the Mountain State is a mecca for sports and adventure enthusiasts, and the perfect setting for a major designed to prepare you for careers in sports journalism and adventure media communications.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Adventure Media
  • Sports Media
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Strategic Social Media

Minor / Online

Today’s most rapidly expanding media platform is social media — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and many other sites. As people become increasingly dependent on social media for news, current events, products, goods and services, businesses and other organizations need employees with the ability to communicate with the digital audience.

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Sustainable Food and Farming

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Interested in sustainable agriculture? This major combines the concepts of crop production and environmental protection. You can focus on crop science, soil health, plant health management or entrepreneurship and agricultural business.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Crop Science
  • Soil Health
  • Plant Health Management
  • Entrepreneurship/Agriculture Business
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Sustainable Trails Development

Minor / Morgantown Campus

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Sustainable Trails Development

Certificate / Online

The Sustainable Trails curriculum welcomes students from various fields who are interested in trails development, programming and management, as well as design. The graduate certificate program in Sustainable Trails Development provides a great synergy with local trail development and programming efforts, including WVU’s 2020 International Mountain Bicycling Association Trail Accelerator Grant.

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Teacher Leadership: Elementary Math Specialist

Master's / Online

The Elementary Mathematics Specialist Master of Arts program is designed to prepare currently licensed teachers to be teacher leaders in elementary mathematics.

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The M.A. program in TESOL prepares teachers to teach English as a second language in an English-speaking setting as well as English as a foreign language in countries around the world. The program includes 30 hours of coursework focusing on language, linguistics, literature and culture in conjunction with different aspects of teaching English, while balancing both the theoretical and practical aspects of TESOL.

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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The graduate certificate in TESOL prepares teachers to teach English as a second language in an English-speaking setting as well as English as a foreign language in countries around the world.

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Technical Art History

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

This is the first degree of its kind in the U.S., and brings together art, science and the humanities.

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Technical Direction

Master's / Morgantown Campus

Technical production encompasses the design, construction and implementation of scenery using a wide array of technologies, materials and techniques. Students gain hands-on experience in planning and managing the process from design to strike.

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Theatre

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The BA Theatre program allows you to explore and customize your education to include a more multidisciplinary approach to theatre studies, including performance, design and technology, dramaturgy and playwriting.

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Theatre Design and Technology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

We provide hands-on training through work on the Theatre and Dance mainstage. Working side by side with faculty, you'll develop a variety of theatre environments using the most current technology and tools available.

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Therapeutic Art

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Art provides additional training for art teachers. This field offers new professional opportunities to art educators who are trained, knowledgeable, and versed in therapeutic art concepts and technical skills within their teaching practice in the PreK-12 classroom.

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Undecided or Exploratory

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Not sure about a major? You are not alone. Many first-year students start college as undecided/undeclared students. At WVU you’ll have the guidance and support to explore majors, create an academic plan and turn your lifelong passion into a successful career.

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University Teaching

Certificate / Morgantown Campus

The Certificate in University Teaching is a fifteen credit hour program for graduate students. It includes:

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Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

If you’re passionate about the outdoors and the conservation of natural resources and animal habitats, this major is for you.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Fisheries Science
  • Wildlife Science
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Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Master's / Morgantown Campus

The Wildlife and Fisheries Resources program is dedicated to developing the next generation of young fisheries and wildlife professionals. This program offers two levels of advanced degrees with an MS in Wildlife and Fisheries Resources and a PhD in Forest Resources available.

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Women's and Gender Studies

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Don’t let the name mislead you. Women’s and Gender Studies is not just about women, nor is it about male-bashing or gender wars. Rather, our courses cover a broad range of subjects with sensitivity to gender, race, sexual orientation and class.

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Women's and Gender Studies

Certificate / Online

The Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate consists of 15 hours of graduate-level work in women’s studies, using those courses that are approved by the women’s studies curriculum committee as primary or component courses for the women’s studies program.

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Wood Science and Technology

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

The wood products industry employs 1.6 million people nationwide, yet only 21 American universities offer programs specifically designed to educate professionals to manage and provide technical expertise to the industry. WVU is one of them.

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Wood Processing
  • Renewable Materials Marketing
  • Sustainable Low-Rise Residential Construction
  • Forest Utilization
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Youth and Family Science

Bachelor's / Morgantown Campus

Looking for a career helping adolescents and families? This major prepares you for work in community agencies. Add a minor to customize your plan of study.

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