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Graduate Degree Programs

Our graduate programs are designed to arm you with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills demanded by today’s employers. Field-tested, employer vetted, and designed by experts in the industry, our programs put you ahead of the curve.

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Business Administration in Accounting Doctorate

Serves experienced accounting professionals who may be considering careers in academia, consulting, or in advanced professional positions.

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Business Cybersecurity Management M.S.

Designed to equip the motivated student with the toolkit to engage, lead, and own the cybersecurity business career path, where professionals are in demand.

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Business Data Analytics M.S.

Graduates are qualified to answer the industry’s demand for a skilled pool of professionals who can apply data science to solve business challenges.

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Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling M.S.

Prepares students to help people overcome physical disabilities, substance abuse disorders, and mental illnesses, enabling them to become more productive members of society.

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Communication Studies M.A.

Creates leaders who can communicate strategically with a diverse audience with strong organizational, interpersonal, critical-thinking, and written communication skills.

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Data Marketing Communications M.S.

Work with industry leaders to acquire skills focusing on the strategic use of data in marketing communications and making data available to marketers to better understand audience habits and motivations.

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Digital Marketing Communications M.S.

Gives you the strategy and skills to use existing and emerging media channels to reach audiences by building dialogue and community around a brand or organization and providing long-term value.

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Doctor of Philosophy In Nursing

Educates nurse scholar-scientists for careers in research, teaching, and service and prepares them to assume leadership roles.

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Economics M.S.

Graduates are high-level quantitative economists with the ability to analyze complex policy issues using modern data analysis and econometric methods.

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Engineering Management M.S.

Develop the leadership skills necessary to address contemporary professional challenges and solve complex operational problems related to large engineering projects.

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Forensic and Fraud Examination M.S.

Learn how to uncover and prove financial crimes by businesses and employees, using real-world experience and an interdisciplinary skill set which covers business, law, cost accounting, taxation, and data technology.

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Game Design M.A.

For emerging game designers who would like to expand and build upon their conceptual, production, and project management skills, as well as to further their professional credentials.

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Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis M.S.

Become professionally trained in geospatial technologies through a program that incorporates predictive modeling, spatial hydrology, remote sensing, data science and analytics, and more.

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Health Administration MHA

Focuses on the organization, delivery and management of healthcare and public health systems and services, to equip graduates with the skills and insight needed to lead in a variety of healthcare settings.

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Healthcare MBA

Take on leadership roles in the healthcare industry by learning to manage diverse teams, successfully navigate the business of healthcare, lead across challenging transitions, and provide innovative solutions.

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Higher Education Administration M.A.

Prepares graduates for administrative and faculty positions, policy roles, and research areas within colleges and universities and external educational agencies.

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Human Resource Leadership M.S.

Graduates possess advanced professional knowledge, data-driven decision-making skills, and leadership capabilities, positioning them to compete in a growing market.

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Instructional Design and Technology M.A.

Prepares graduates to apply cutting-edge technologies and instructional design strategies to create quality learning experiences in public schools, higher education institutions, and corporate and non-profit organizations.

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Integrated Marketing Communications M.S.

A flexible program that allows you to create your ideal educational experience, with more than 25 electives to choose from and specializations in areas such as digital and social media and creative strategy.

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Legal Studies M.L.S.

For professionals working in fields where they need a working knowledge of the law, but who don’t plan on becoming practicing lawyers.

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Literacy Education M.A. With Reading Specialist Certification

A professional graduate program that leads to pre-K through adult reading specialist certification in West Virginia.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Accredited, affordable and unique, this Carnegie Research Level 1 (R1) MBA program is forging new paths for students via experiential learning projects, consultative engagements and entrepreneurial thinking.

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Master of Science in Nursing

Baccalaureate-prepared nurses can earn a master's degree on a part-time or full-time basis, with a specialty in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner.

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Master of Science in Nursing and Master of Business Administration

The School of Nursing and the John Chambers College of Business and Economics offer a dual master's degree to give graduates the skills and knowledge to serve as nurse leaders.

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Media Solutions and Innovation M.S.

Prepares graduates to become media strategists and futurists who can function as change agents and adaptive leaders within the industry to address some of the most challenging media problems.

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Multicategorical Special Education M.A.

Prepares professional educators to work with children and adolescents with autism, learning disabilities, emotional/behavior disorders, and intellectual disabilities in elementary and secondary classrooms.

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Music Business and Industry M.A.

An integrated and methodical approach to understanding the mastery of current music industry systems and commercial practices, combined with awareness of new regulations, income streams, and business models.

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Nursing, Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Graduates develop a blend of clinical, leadership, economic, and organizational skills that prepare them to practice at the highest level of professional nursing.

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Physical Education Teacher Education M.S.

Helps teachers gain the skills necessary to design and implement comprehensive school activity programs, creating evidence-based curriculum and instructional models in physical education and sport.

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Population Health M.S.

Prepares students for a variety of population-oriented leadership, clinical, and research-oriented positions in both healthcare and public health organizations.

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Resource Economics and Management M.S.

Provides advanced training in the areas of natural resource, environmental, agricultural, mineral, energy, agribusiness, international, and rural development economics.

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Safety Management M.S.

Graduates have the skills to help companies follow state and federal regulations, while designing programs to prevent disease, injury, or damage to the environment.

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Social Work MSW – Advanced Standing

Prepares graduates to be well-rounded advanced practitioners who can respond to the complex realities of practice in a variety of roles and settings, with a particular emphasis on effective models of rural service delivery.

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Social Work MSW – Regular Standing

Students who hold a bachelor’s degree that is not in social work may pursue the Regular Standing online degree plan option on a part-time basis only, in order to become advanced integrated practice social workers.

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Software Engineering Master’s Degree M.S.S.E.

Develop an understanding of the design, development, and management processes of software applications and systems, including how to identify and analyze user and client needs and implement software-based solutions.

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Sport Coaching M.S.

Become a lifelong learner who can adapt to contemporary demands in the coaching profession by applying the latest recommendations for best practice to your own coaching.

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Sport Management M.S.

Prepare to work behind the scenes of the sport industry, equipped with skills in leadership and management, sport marketing and finance, critical thinking, and problem solving.

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Teacher Leadership: Digital Technologies and Connected Learning

Enables teachers deepen their understanding of teaching and learning in digital technologies and also to have influence within their school and beyond as coaches, change agents, and curriculum developers.

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Teacher Leadership: Elementary Math Specialist

Enables teachers to deepen their understanding of teaching and learning in elementary mathematics, and also to have influence within their school and beyond as coaches, change agents, and curriculum developers.

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