Making a Difference : Students
The School of Public Health offers practice-based learning and research opportunities that prepare graduates to make a difference in the world.
Public health is a career and a calling.
Founded on the principle of social justice, 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. Public health professionals identify and track diseases, create public policy and impact the health and safety of people and their communities. Through our undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, we can get you started.
Jessica GillB.S. in Public Health
"With Public Health, anything is possible. Students can tailor their plan of study to what they are passionate about, which makes the program exciting and fun."
Lauren FerrellMPH in Health Policy, Management and Leadership
"WVU and the School of Public Health have so many opportunities to grow in your career and personal life."
Raihan KhanPhD in Public Health Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences
"Whatever your research interest is, from basic science to chronic disease, the School of Public Health can offer you the opportunity you are looking for."