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Non-traditional students have different needs and different goals.
Balancing family, work, and college can be difficult.
West Virginia University at Parkersburg offers affordable options
to fit into your life and schedule.
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NTP Quick News:
-- April 1: Priority pre-registration for current students.
-- April 8: Open registration for summer and fall classes.
-- April 12: Last day to withdraw from full semester class.
-- May 3: Classes end.
-- May 6-10: Finals week.
-- May 18: Commencement 2:00pm.
-- Did you know the graduation fee has decreased to $5.00 for Certificates and Associates degrees and $10.00 for Bachelors?
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Board of Governors A.A.S.
If you have attended college in the past but never earned a degree, this flexible program can put a degree within reach. This is a flexible degree that offers an opportunity to transform life experience into college credit.
Occupational Development A.A.S.
Labor union members go through an intense apprenticeship program as part of their training. WVU-Parkersburg offers many of the local unions a chance to combine the apprenticeship with general education courses for an Associate in Applied Science in Occupational Development.
Welcome American Electric Power employees. Please click here for more information on the new AEP Occupational Development Associate in Applied Science degree.
Technical Studies A.A.S.
Similar to the Occupational Development Degree, the Technical Studies Degree brings together technical school learning and general education requirements. Learning that takes place outside of the college complements courses taken at WVU-Parkersburg to establish this degree.
Multi-Disciplinary Studies B.A.
This is a traditional degree in a non-traditional format. Choose three minors and combine them to get the degree that fits your career goals.
Regents Bachelor of Arts
If you are at least 23 years old and have an associate degree or some college, this may be the degree for you. This degree builds on the Board of Governors Associate in Applied Science degree and allows for life experience credit.
Learn and Earn
In this one-year program, students gain work experience while earning a 30-hour degree certificate of applied science in chemical and polymer operator technology. The program alternates classroom learning at WVU Parkersburg with hands-on work rotations at DuPont in three-month cycles. For more information click here.
Cooperative Education is based upon the idea that on-the-job training is an integral part of a student's academic background. Cooperative Education joins West Virginia University at Parkersburg with businesses, community agencies, and industries in staging a vital educational experience.
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