What is Music and Health at WVU like?
Music and Health provides a unique opportunity to pursue concentrated studies in music while fulfilling many requirements for a career in health or medicine.
The curriculum includes a broad array of music fundamentals, including taking private lessons, performing in ensembles and taking core music courses, alongside the undergraduate courses required for admission into one of six tracks in the health sciences. Music and Health majors can select a medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dentistry or physician assistant track within the program.
This major is intended for students who wish to study music as their undergraduate focus and then pursue medicine as a career, and/or those who would like to continue pursuing music professionally while also practicing medicine.
At a Glance
College of Creative Arts
School of Music
Music and Health
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Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
- Dentistry (DDS)
- Medicine (MD)
- Occupational Therapy (OTD)
- Pharmacy (PharmD)
- Physical Therapy (DPT)
- Physician Assistant (PA)