Short-Term Programs

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Short-Term Career Training Programs

Welcome to exciting new career opportunities in our Short-Term Programs.  These programs are between 6 and 15 weeks in duration. They are condensed curriculum certifications designed to prepare you for employment in a particular profession and return you to the workforce promptly.

Find out more about available programs below.

For additional details or to register for a program, contact Martha Leeson at 304-424-8275 or martha.leeson@wvup.edu.

Classes

Dental Assistant (NEW)

February 6, 2023 – May 24, 2023 | Mondays & Wednesdays | Orientation – December 14, 2022

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class (Workforce & Economic building)

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Phlebotomy (NEW)

February 21, 2023 – July 17, 2023 | Tuesdays & Thursdays | Orientation – December 7, 2022

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg Class

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Phlebotomy (NEW)

February, 20 2023 – July 13, 2023 | Mondays & Wednesdays

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

 Jackson County Center Class

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HVAC Beginner’s Course

February 16, 2023 – May 18, 2023 | Tuesdays & Thursdays

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

WVU Parkersburg

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Agribusiness Degree Program

Various Dates

Various Times and Locations

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Medical Office Specialist

February 6, 2023 – August 9, 2023

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have a hard copy admissions application we send to students. Students who are doing the payment plan must sign a contract with the Business Office. Otherwise, students are registered the day after a class begins by the Registrar’s office.

Yes, students must fill out the FAFSA and request the Workforce Higher Education grant. Students must have a GED, High School Diploma, or proof of being Home schooled certificate. Students also must have lived in WV for at least 12 months prior to requesting the funding.

Yes, we have the non-credit to credit conversion.

We arrange clinical, shadowing, internships for students. It is the student’s time to shine. We receive calls weekly from Employers looking for employees to hire.

Yes. Please check out the course offerings at: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/wvup/

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