Business, Accounting & Public Service

Welcome to the Division of Business, Accounting & Public Services.

The Division of Business, Accounting and Public Service (BAPS) is committed to providing job-ready programs at the certificate, associate and bachelor degree levels. Courses are offered in a variety of formats including traditional face-to-face, hybrid and online. BAPS graduates will be prepared to enter the workforce with skills that match area employers’ goals. Career ladders are provided in business administration, business technology, criminal justice and legal studies.


Division Chair

Before coming to WVU Parkersburg in 2001, Jeff Holland served as program coordinator of the RESA V Welfare to Work Program and general manager of Skier’s Edge. He holds a Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Communication Studies and a Doctor of Education (all but dissertation) from West Virginia University.