WVJC Offers Online Nursing Program

West Virginia Junior College is now offering a campus-based, online Nursing program to students in the Beckley and Huntington areas. This platform is ideal for individuals who prefer to complete their nursing education online. Additionally, students have the convenience of our WVJC Charleston location being the home campus delivering the nursing classes. If you have dreamed of becoming a nurse, this could be the program for you!

The WVJC Charleston online Nursing program is structured so that students take the didactic components of their nursing classes online; while also completing their lab and clinical instruction at local hospitals and medical facilities near the Huntington and Beckley areas.

Students who complete this nursing training program will be conferred an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN)*.

Nurses deserve admiration and respect from the communities they serve. They provide patients and their families with healthcare and clinical expertise while offering them emotional comfort and community resource guidance.

*Passing the NCLEX-RN exam is required to become a Registered Nurse.

“I would recommend people to go here because the staff and teachers are nice and very helpful. I feel I can go to them anytime.” – Keely Dawson, WVJC Student

WVJC’s residential/on-ground campus locations are Morgantown (Monongalia County), Bridgeport (Harrison County), and Charleston (Kanawha County). These three campuses offer an on-ground, residential nursing program. The WVJC Nursing Programs that are represented in the remaining counties on this map (Berkley, Wood, Randolph, Roane, Cabell, Logan, Raleigh, Greenbrier) are delivered through WVJC’s hybrid, online Nursing Program utilizing its affiliated hospitals in their local areas for labs and/or clinical experiences. The list of affiliations is current at the time of publishing. Contact the Academic Compliance Department at 724-208-1923 for the most current list of healthcare affiliates. Note: Partner hospitals represent those with which WVJC has affiliation agreements. There is no guarantee that any individual student will complete his/her labs and/or clinical experiences with any particular affiliate.


“The instructors were helpful and they genuinely cared about your education and provided the help you would need in any situation. They definitely go above and beyond!”

– Shaela Duley, WVJC Graduate

Direct Admission Nursing Program

The WVJC Charleston online Nursing program offered in Beckley and Huntington is a direct admission program. This means, once accepted, you’re assured a seat in the nursing training program and will not need to complete years of pre-nursing general classes.

WVJC’s direct admission Nursing program precludes students from enduring the wait and stress of taking unnecessary and unrelated classes while waiting to be accepted into the nursing program.

WVJC Charleston online Nursing program offered in Beckley and Huntington employs an Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) adaptive learning system, which helps nursing students absorb the material in the most effective way for each student.

The ATI adaptive learning system can help students achieve better test scores, thus improving their chances of becoming nurses.

Your Career In Nursing

Nursing careers provide compassionate individuals with the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. Nurses comfort patients and their families during some of their most challenging times. They are also there to support and celebrate with patients through treatment and recovery.

Nursing also offers many pathways for career satisfaction, medical specializations, and career growth. Not only is nursing a stable and respected field of study, but nurses can also choose from travel nurse, pediatric nurse, education, or numerous other areas of concentration.

If you reside in the Huntington or Beckley areas and need a fast-track, direct admission online nursing program, contact West Virginia Junior College today!

Be a Part of Something Special

Nursing is a rewarding but challenging career. It can be very demanding caring for the well-being of patients. Therefore successful nursing candidates should possess problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Your WVJC nursing admissions team will guide you through all the necessary steps to be completed before beginning your nursing courses.

Step one is to set up an initial information gathering session that details the pieces of a complete application package. Next, you complete an individual campus or virtual visit where you discuss your goals in nursing and an enrollment timeframe that works for you.

Your admissions team member is your champion and partner, and supports you through the admissions testing, acceptance documents, and arranges meetings with financial aid and nursing faculty.

WVJC Charleston online Nursing program offered in Beckley and Huntington will accept a limited number of nursing students each year. This is a competitive program. Interested candidates should request information immediately to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.

Accreditation and Approval

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 U.S. Department of Education.

Another important aspect to note with our associate degree in nursing program is that we are accredited institutionally by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and approved programmatically by the West Virginia Board of Nursing. Morgantown Nursing program is fully approved while the Bridgeport and Charleston programs are provisionally approved as new programs. It’s extremely important when looking for nursing degree programs to find a school and a nursing program that is accredited and approved, to ensure that you are learning the proper techniques and skills, as required for state licensing and by employers.

The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools | ABHES
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
Falls Church, VA 22043
Phone: (703) 917-9503
Web Address: http://www.abhes.org/

West Virginia Junior College Associate Degree of Nursing Program is approved by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (The Bridgeport program is provisionally approved as a new program).

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
5001 MacCorkle Ave. SW
South Charleston, WV 25309
Phone: (304) 744-0900
Fax: (304) 744-0600
Email: [email protected]
Web Address: https://www.wvrnboard.wv.gov/

The associate degree nursing program at West Virginia Junior College at the Morgantown campus located in Morgantown, WV is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is Initial Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

Effective September 22, 2021, the associate degree nursing program at West Virginia Junior College located in Cross Lanes, WV is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on September 22, 2023.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000

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