MedStep, DentStep and PharmStep

Joint programs with West Virginia University

The MedStep, PharmStep, and DentStep programs are joint programs with West Virginia University that provide for a seamless transition from Shepherd University into the these professional programs at West Virginia University.

The MedStep and DentStep programs require graduation from Shepherd while the PharmStep program is a two year program with transfer to West Virginia University. 

Students make application to these programs while seniors in high school at the time they make application for admittance to Shepherd. Admission into the program requires an interview with faculty from the West Virginia University Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy or Dentistry respectively.

Students currently enrolled at Shepherd University are not eligible to apply

Information about these programs can be found at