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Yes, you will qualify for financial aid based on the semester you begin. If you are accepted for the August cohort, your financial aid package would be Fall and Spring, 2012-13.
Yes. The 2nd and 4th semesters consist of the Co-op section of this program, working at either DuPont or Chemours. When working at either facility, you will be paid approximately $16.09 per hour for approximately 40 hours a week for a full semester. The summer semester will be 13 weeks and the fall is 16 weeks. That is approximately $8,367 for the summer and $10,298 for the fall semester, for a total of approximately $18,665 for 2 semesters.
This certificate will roll into the Associate of Applied Science Board of Governors degree. All of your hours will transfer into this degree. Additional coursework will be required to complete the Associate degree.
Please remember admission is competitive, so applying for the program does not guarantee acceptance.
1. Complete your WVU Parkersburg application in the Center for Student Services or complete your application online.
2. Fill out the application to the program.
3. Once you are finalist, you will be asked to complete drug testing and a background check. For more questions on how to get enrolled, contact Martha Leeson at 304-424-8275
First semester: Full term semester (16 weeks for fall and spring, 13 for summer) in class: Monday – Thursday 9am – 2pm. Second Semester: Full term semester (16 weeks for fall and spring, 13 for summer) at the Co-op (DuPont or Chemours) for approximately 40 hours per Third Semester: Full term semester (16 weeks for fall and spring, 13 for summer) in class: Monday – Thursday 9am – 2pm. Fourth Semester: Full term semester (16 weeks for fall and spring, 13 for summer) at the Co-op (DuPont or Chemours) for approximately 40 hours per week.
No.
No. However, this is a great way to make a good impression and get your foot in the door.
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