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Overview

Western Carolina University / College of Health and Human Sciences is located in Cullowhee, NC, in a rural setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Health Sciences (MHS)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Post Master Certificate (PMC)
Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Appropriate undergraduate degree, letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Research

Focus of faculty research: Epidemiology, bone density, public health, water quality, stuttering, voice and organic disorders, neuroanatomy, dietetics, occupational health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cullowhee, NC  28723
United States

Phone: 828-227-7211