Accreditation and Licensing

West Virginia Junior College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) to award associate degrees and diplomas.  ABHES is a national accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education.

Permit to operate issued by the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.

The West Virginia Junior College – Morgantown, Bridgeport, and Charleston Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs are approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses.

The nursing education program, at the Morgantown campus only, is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

West Virginia Junior College – Bridgeport Practical Nursing program is approved by the West Virginia State Board of Practical Nursing.

West Virginia Junior College offers some programs that are approved by the State Approving Agency for students to use veterans’ benefits.

WVJC – Morgantown has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). For the most current list of NC-SARA member states and to determine if your state is a member state, visit the NC-SARA website.


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WVJC Core Values and Purpose

The values and purpose of West Virginia Junior College are the fundamental beliefs of the organization and are integrated into every aspect of our culture. These guiding principles determine how employees are expected to engage with not only students, but outside partners, and each other.


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*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding industry certification exam.
°Licensure is contingent on passing the corresponding industry license exam.
Credits may not be transferable. Individual results may vary. This information is current at the time of publication. Check with the campus for the most current information.

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Scholarship Information

Scholarships are available for many of our programs and vary by location.