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WVU Online Student Testimonial - Shipra Gupta

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Master of Science in Population Health

Online learning is an excellent way to follow your dreams

Shipra Gupta

"The faculty are always there to support and guide you."

Shipra Gupta and her family take a Christmas photo with Santa.


Shipra Gupta is a pediatrician in a full-time job, and she needed flexibility and good faculty while she earned her master of science degree.

"With the program being online, you can take it at your pace and the faculty are always there to support and guide you."

Shipra appreciated the fact that the faculty were well-versed in the field and very accommodating to her needs as an online student.

"My fellow students, some of whom I often run into at work, also provided the accountability and kinship you need to get through the coursework."

Her future goal is to become a systems epidemiologist and help improve the quality of healthcare in communities and hospitals.

"You need to be organized and manage your time well, but online learning is an excellent way to follow your dreams."

q & a

What is the most memorable part of your online experience?

"The faculty and my online classmates."

What advice would you give to other online students?

"Take the plunge!"

What are your future plans?

"To become a systems epidemiologist."

What does "Mountaineers Go First" mean to you?

"A Mountaineer will always be the first one to lend a helping hand!"

What is one word to describe the program?


What is one word to describe WVU Online?


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