West Virginia Northern Community College

Programs of Study

Full Listing of Programs

Programs of Study

West Virginia Northern Community College is authorized by the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education and Higher Education Policy Commission to offer the following programs resulting in the granting of Associate in Arts degrees (A.A.), Associate in Science degrees (A.S.), Associate in Applied Science degrees (A.A.S.) and Certificate in Applied Science (C.A.S.). NOTE: Students can apply up tp three credit hours of continuing education credit toward a degree.

Transfer Programs
Associate in Arts, A.A. - Concentrations: English/Humanities, General, History/Social Science, and Psychology
Associate in Science, A.S. - Concentrations: Science, Mathematics, Business Administration

Transfer Programs—Specialized 2+2 Agreements
Accounting/Business Administration Option 2+2, Transfer to FUS, A.S.
Business Administration 2+2, Transfer to WLU, A.S.
Business Studies Business Admin. 2+2, Transfer to FUS, A.A.S.
Business Studies, Business Administration 2+2 Management Concentration, Transfer to WVSU, A.A.S.
Community Education 2+2, Transfer to WLU, A.A.S.
Computer Information Systems Specialization, 2+2, Transfer WLU, A.A.S.
Computer Information Technology 2+2, Transfer to WJU, A.A.S
Criminal Justice 2+2, Transfer to WLU, A.A.S
Pre-Elementary Education 2+2, Transfer to BC, A.A.
Elementary Education 2+2, Transfer to WLU, A.A.S.
Pre-Psychology 2+2, Transfer to WJU, A.A.
Pre-Psychology with Social Work 2+2, Transfer to WLU, A.A.S
Social Work 2+2, Pre-Social Work Option, Transfer to BC, A.A.
Social Work 2+2, Transfer to FUS, A.A.
Social Work 2+2, Transfer to WVU, A.A.
Teacher Education, Pre-Secondary: English Specialization 2+2, Transfer to WLU, A.A.S
Teacher Education: Specialization in Social Studies 2+2,
Transfer to WLU, A.A.S
Radiologic Technology, A.A.S. (degree completion only)
Transfer Agreement: Early Childhood Education, Transfer to FUS,
[not Financial Aid eligible]

Business Programs
Business Studies, A.A.S.
Accounting Option
Business Administration Option
Executive Administrative Assistant Option
Business Career Studies, C.A.S.
Business Office Option
Small Business Management Option
Computer Information Technology, A.A.S.
Cyber Security
Networking Microsoft
Microsoft Applications/Support Desk
Software Engineering
Computer Information Technology, C.A.S.
A+ Computer Repair
Microsoft Applications
Paralegal Studies
Paralegal, A.A.S.
Paralegal, C.A.S.

Public Service
Criminal Justice, A.A.S.
Human Services, A.A.S.
Early Childhood: Care and Education Option, A.A.S.

Health Sciences
Health Information Technology, A.A.S.*
Medical Assisting, Administrative Medical Assistant, C.A.S.
Medical Assisting, Clinical Medical Assistant 1+1, A.A.S.*
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist, C.A.S.
Nursing (Registered), A.A.S. *
Patient Care Technician, C.A.S.
Radiography, A.A.S (at WVNCC)*
Surgical Technology, A.A.S.*
*These areas of study have an additional Health Science application and $25 service fee. See College Catalog for details.

Chemical Operator, A.A.S.
Culinary Arts, A.A.S.
Culinary Arts, C.A.S.
Industrial Maintenance Technology, C.A.S.
Instrumentation Process Technology, A.A.S.
Advanced Manufacturing, A.A.S. (Formerly Mechatronics)
Petroleum Technology, A.A.S.
Petroleum Technology, C.A.S.
Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Heating, A.A.S.
Welding, A.A.S.

Occupational Development
Building and Construction Trades, A.A.S.
Child Development Specialist, A.A.S.
Firefighters, A.A.S.
Law Enforcement Training, A.A.S.
Plumbers and Steamfitters, A.A.S.
Weirton Steel Corporation Craft Trades, A.A.S.

Technical Studies
Child and Family Specialist, A.A.S.
Fiber Optics/Communications, A.A.S.
Technical Studies, A.A.S.

Individualized Studies
Board of Governor’s Associate in Applied Science Degree Completion Program

Online Degree Programs
Associate in Arts - General, A.A.
Associate in Arts - English/Humanities, A.A.
Associate in Arts - History/Social Science, A.A.
Associate in Arts - Psychology, A.A.
Associate in Science, A.S.
Business Administration - Business Studies, A.A.S.
Business Administration, Transfer Option, A.S.
Business Studies, Business Administration 2+2 Management Concentration (Transfer to WVSU)
Computer Information Technology - Microsoft Applications, C.A.S.
Small Business Management – Business Career Studies, C.A.S


NOTE: This list of programs is subject to modification by the College.

Awards and Accreditations