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Health Sciences – Graduate Degree

Degree Offered: Master of Health Sciences (M.H.S.)

Departmental Website: Health Sciences

Program Description:

The Master of Health Sciences degree program requires a minimum of 33 semester hours of approved graduate coursework. The curriculum is composed of three parts: (1) core courses; (2) concentrations in  education, environmental health, management, nutrition, and emergency medical care, and (3) completion options of a thesis or a project.

In addition to the academic requirements, students are expected to adhere to the technical and professional standards of the program. For the most up to date information regarding these standards, program suspension, and termination refer to the program's web site at the College of Health and Human Sciences.                      

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Location of Course Offerings:

  • Health Management Concentration: Web-based
  • Health Education Concentration: Web-based
  • Emergency Medical Care Concentration: Web-based
  • Nutrition Concentration: Cullowhee
  • Dietetics Internship: WCU at Biltmore Park

Admission Requirements:

Application Deadline:

Prerequisites: None 

Graduate Program Director:
Dr. Marianne Hollis
School of Health Sciences

Graduate Program Coordinator for Education Concentration:
Dr. Marianne Hollis
School of Health Sciences

Graduate Program Coordinator for Management Concentration:
Dr. Elizabeth Tait
School of Health Sciences

Graduate Program Coordinator for Nutrition Concentration:
Dr. Brenda Marques
School of Health Sciences

Graduate Program Coordinator for Dietetic Internship Program:
Sherry Robison, MS, RD, LDN
School of Heath Sciences

Graduate Program Coordinator for Emergency Medical Care Concentration:
Dr. Michael Hubble
School of Health Sciences



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