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.
|Non-Traditional Programs Office Hours|
|Monday – Thursday||8 am – 10 pm|
|Friday||8 am – 6 pm|
|Saturday||9 am – 11:30 am|
|Feel free to stop by for advising and assistance during office hours.|
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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.
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.
NTP Quick News:
Last day to apply to graduate in December is Friday, Oct. 11. The process is now free and online. Below are the online procedures:
- Login to your OLSIS account
- Select “Student Records”
- Click “Apply for Graduation” link
- Select the term in which you are graduating
- Select curriculum
- Select graduation date
- Answer ceremony attendance question
- Confirm your name
- Confirm graduation date, ceremony attendance, and current program
- Submit request
- View the graduation application to verify accuracy of information
- The spring schedule should be available the week of Oct. 14.
- Priority pre-registration for current students is Monday, Oct. 28.
- Open pre-registration for the general public is Monday, Nov. 4.
- Last day to withdraw from a full semester class is Friday, Nov. 8.
- Thanksgiving recess is Nov. 25-29.
- Last day of classes is Friday, Dec. 6.
- Final exams week begins Monday, Dec. 9.
- Commencement will be held Friday, Dec. 13 at 7 pm.