Why Marshall University's Joan Edwards School of Medicine?
At Marshall University, the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine blends high-quality medical education and graduate education with a distinctive hands-on approach to meet the health care needs of West Virginians and others across the nation and around the world.
Is Marshall University a community based medical school?
If we can help you in any way, please let us know and we send you all our best wishes and encourage you to remain safe and healthy. Founded in 1977, the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is a state assisted, community-based medical school.
How are Marshall University students selected for scholarships?
Many students are selected to receive endowed and annual scholarship awards by committees from departments and colleges, while others are selected by staff from the Office of Student Financial Assistance. To learn about various scholarship opportunities at Marshall University, click on the applicable links below:
How do I contact Marshall University advisors?
If you have general questions please contact email@example.com. Who are we? Marshall University advisors are individuals who are here to assist you with any academic issues you may face during your college experience. Advisors are unique to each department and are essential to student success at the university.
When was Marshall University founded?
Founded in 1977, the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is a state assisted, community-based medical school. Our faculty and administration are committed to providing high quality medical education and graduate training to meet changing health care needs across our nation and throughout the world.
When will the 2020 admissions policy be updated?
UPDATE (October 27, 2020): Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be temporary changes to the Admission’s policy and Admission’s procedural documents enduring throughout application cycles affected by the pandemic.
Is Marshall University accepting pass/fail?
To alleviate additional stressors surrounding educational modifications, we have decided to accept Pass/Fail and CR/NC grading for prerequisite coursework for Spring Semester 2020. Courses and labs delivered via remote learning due to COVID-19 will also be accepted for the Spring 2020 Semester. Remote learning and in-person prerequisite courses taken during 2020 Summer semester and thereafter must be letter-graded.
To achieve the purpose of continued improvement in the quality of health care, the CME Program will 1) assess the needs and desires of physicians in West Virginia and surrounding Appalachian regions through objective and subjective measures.
CME will provide educational activities which respond to the needs and interests of physicians (regularly scheduled series (RSSs) as hospital grand rounds, departmental conferences, and outreach events. Also included are annual meetings, professional development programs, research programs and jointly sponsored activities.
Continuing Medical Education activities will be directed to primary health care physicians in West Virginia and the tri-state area (OH, KY, WV) and CME Outreach activities will be directed to physicians practicing in rural locations to provide meaningful, relevant and accessible educational experiences.
CME activities will be developed in accordance with the Accreditation Elements and Criteria, and University policies with the expectation of improving the health and healthcare of patients, short term and long term.
Who are we?
Marshall University advisors are individuals who are here to assist you with any academic issues you may face during your college experience. Advisors are unique to each department and are essential to student success at the university.
What do we do?
Academic advisors discuss curricular decisions with you, while also helping you to create the ideal course schedule for your chosen major. We also guide students through a number of challenges which can create barriers to graduation.
Find Your Advisor
Your academic advisor is your primary contact for guiding you through your chosen course of study at MU. Working with your advisor to build the right schedule helps to ensure your timely graduation! Click on the Find Your Advising picture above to see your advisor’s contact information.
Stay On Track
Once you’ve met with your advisor, it is important to stay the course as you head toward graduation. Work diligently each semester to pass your classes, and make sure you take the necessary number of hours to complete your degree. Degree Works will help you make sure you are staying up to date with your degree.
Choose Your Major
Many students struggle to decide on a major during the college experience. The Office of Career Education will help you find a major that’s right for you through a process of self-assessment and consulting.
Does Marshall University have scholarships?
Marshall University has a number of endowed and annual scholarships that have been established through the Marshall University Foundation by individuals who care deeply about Marshall University and our students. Many students are selected to receive endowed and annual scholarship awards by committees from departments and colleges, ...
Does Marshall University offer merit based scholarships?
Marshall University offers a variety of merit-based scholarships to incoming freshman who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, with automatic consideration at the time of admission. Most merit-based scholarship programs require that you be enrolled full time, maintain a minimum GPA, and complete 30 credit hours each academic year.