University of Charleston

Focused and flexible, University of Charleston is home to a distinguished group of graduate programs including our School of Business, School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Program.

Graduate studies are distinctive in their real-world design and innovative approaches that move advanced learners towards their professional goals quickly. Regardless of the program you choose, you will explore new concepts with exceptional professors that provide the individual attention you require.

Each program has specific requirements for admissions. Visit the program specific pages in our website for specific criteria.

In general, graduate students must have completed a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for full admission (2.5 for MBA).

The Physician Assistant Program and the School of Pharmacy offer fast track programs for undergraduate students to transition seamlessly into those schools.

UC also offers on campus housing for graduate students in East Apartments. One, two and four bedroom apartments are available.


School of Business and Leadership

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – In seat or online.  Our in-seat program meets once a week on our Charleston campus. Our online MBA offers specializations in healthcare management, business analytics or management. Complete your MBA in 16 months or less.

Contact Ashley Calvert, SBL Administrative Assistant  304-357-4373

Master of Science in Cyber Security (MSCS) – Complete your Masters Degree in five terms. (Available in seat and online)

Master of Science in Strategic Leadership (MSSL)  – For working professionals with both in-seat and online options for completion of the degree in 16 months.

Contact Carrie Asbury, MSSL & MSCS Admissions Coordinator  304-410-0468

Doctor of Executive Leadership (DEL)  – A three-year online program with an annual residency in Charleston, WV.

Contact Jenny Mae Pridemore, DEL Admissions Coordinator   304-357-4864


School of Health Sciences

Physician Assistant Program – Designed to train outstanding physician assistant clinicians

Contact Bridget May, Admissions Coordinator   304-357-4968

UC School of Pharmacy

UC School of Pharmacy – Preparing graduates to practice in today’s health care environment

Contact Stacie Geise, Director of Enrollment and Admissions, 304-357-4889