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This page was part of our Virtual Decide WVU event held on April 4, 2020 and is now archived. For the most up-to-date opportunities to connect with WVU please visit our resources page.

Pursue Your Passion in the School of Medicine

In the School of Medicine, you’ll take your place at the forefront of modern healthcare, learning how to advance the study of human life and bring critical care to people around the world.

Virtual Decide Day is all about exploring these options, asking questions and connecting with WVU students, faculty and staff who can help you find your place here.

Learn About Your Major

Start Virtual Decide WVU Day with an introduction to your major.

Exercise Physiology

Miriam Leary, assistant professor and freshman faculty member of Exercise Physiology, discusses the career avenues EXPH can lead to, experiential learning opportunities, the track options within EXPH and programmatic curriculum.

Health Informatics and Information Management

Sally Lucci, assistant professor and program director of Health Informatics and Information Management, explains what HIIM is, the changing HIIM landscape in our world, WVU’s program and career outlook.

Immunology and Medical Microbiology

Jennifer Franko, professor and program director of Immunology and Medical Microbiology, talks about what students study in the program, research opportunities, hands-on laboratory experiences, curriculum and career preparation.

Discover a Calling

Portrait of Nicholas

Nicholas McCardle

Growing up in Pine Grove, West Virginia, Nicholas McCardle was drawn to health sciences, business and law. At first, he struggled to find a major that fit his diverse interests, but his adviser introduced him to the unique Health Informatics and Information Management major.

More About Nicholas
Portrait of Emily Mulholland

Emily Mulholland

“Here at such a massive university, it is easy to think that you will feel lost, when in reality, you’re constantly surrounded by peers, faculty and mentors who are on your team and are always there to make sure that you have access to everything you need to be truly successful.”

More About Emily
Portrait of Dr. Michelle Butina

Dr. Michelle Butina

Medical Laboratory Science

“Medical Laboratory Science is really a hidden gem because students graduate with the experience to make a difference in healthcare and most have jobs before graduation.”

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Portrait of Dr. Randy Bryner

Dr. Randy Bryner

Exercise Physiology

“It is a true privilege to work with some of the best young minds in all of WVU and to know in some small way you can make a difference in their lives.”

More About Dr. Bryner

Next Steps

Pay the Academic Deposit

The academic deposit saves your place in our incoming class and allows you to continue the admissions process.

Pay Academic Deposit

Apply for Housing

After paying the academic deposit, apply for housing and complete your profile. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll know where you’ll be living.

Living-Learning Communities Apply for Housing

Register for New Student Orientation

Next is NSO, where you’ll register for your first semester classes, hear from faculty and students and learn to navigate campus like a pro.

Register for NSO

Choose an Adventure

Adventure WV first-year trips are optional (but highly recommended!). Register early to secure your spot in your first-choice trip.

Adventure WV First-Year Trips