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WVU Signs Memorandum of Understanding for New MPH/MBA Dual Degree Program

The health care field now requires an increasing amount of business knowledge, which is why West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics and School of Public Health have partnered to create a dual degree program that will infuse business into the field of public health. The MBA/MPH dual degree program will provide students the opportunity to obtain two degrees in two years. Housed within the department of health policy, management, and leadership at the School of Public Health, students will embark on their MPH studies the first year, and then enroll in the MBA portion in the College of Business and Economics the second year. After completion of their MBA studies, they will apply their public health and business knowledge in an internship environment. Upon successful completion of the internship, students will be awarded the MBA/MPH dual degree.