Start Your Nursing Journey With WVJC Online
WVJC Online is now offering an Accelerated Hybrid-Online Associate Degree in Nursing program to designated counties in West Virginia. This innovative nursing education provides convenience and flexibility to students living in sparsely populated areas to pursue their nursing career dreams.
WVJC Online Nursing students can balance family, work, and college by taking nursing classes in an online format. Clinical practice and nursing skills laboratory training is conducted at local healthcare facilities and other facilities in the community.
Laboratory experiences are enhanced by a fully functioning Mobile Nursing Lab (MNL), complete with pediatric, obstetric, and geriatric training hi-fidelity simulators. WVJC Online’s Nursing program brings the training to you!
As students are enrolled, laptops will be provided to complete coursework for as long as funding remains available for that purpose.
This is a competitive program. WVJC accelerated online Nursing program will accept a limited number of nursing students each year. Interested candidates should request information immediately to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.
“It also gives you the flexibility to go to school and work, which is something that I was looking for. I loved my time at WVJC Online” – WVJC Online Graduate
Locations Eligible for Our Accelerated Hybrid-Online Associate Degree in Nursing Program
If you’re a compassionate person and enjoy caring for patients and their families, who are suffering and facing seemingly insurmountable health care challenges, then a career in nursing might be perfect for you.
Nurses provide patients and their families with healthcare and clinical expertise while also offering them emotional comfort and community resource guidance. Nursing is a high-demand profession with a broad range of opportunities.
Residents living in the following West Virginia Counties are eligible to apply for acceptance into the WVJC Accelerated Hybrid-Online Associate Degree in Nursing Program:
Contact WVJC Online today to speak to an admissions advisor and discover if nursing is the right career for you. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity!
Discover Our Direct Admission Program
The WVJC Online Nursing program is a direct admission program. This means, once accepted, you’re guaranteed a seat in the nursing training program and will not need to complete years of pre-nursing general classes.
It is well known that the healthcare industry is experiencing a critical shortage of qualified and caring nurses who can competently provide quality healthcare, meeting the needs of patients. This chronic deficiency of skilled nurses is especially a reality in rural areas of a state like West Virginia.
WVJC Online’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.
The accelerated, hybrid Nursing online classes and clinical practice, combined with the direct admission acceptance policy, allows WVJC Online nursing students to earn their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) while preparing for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). *
*Passing the NCLEX – RN exam is required to become a Registered Nurse.
“I attended this college once to obtain my Associate Degree to become a CCMA and in a little over a month I’ll be attending once again to become a Registered Nurse! I returned to this campus purely from my great experience the first time around.” – Brealynne Williams (Rodeheaver), WVJC Graduate
Local Clinical, Training, and Mobile Facilities
WVJC Online supports its nursing students with opportunities to develop critical nursing skills at regional or local technical centers, hospitals, medical facilities, and the WVJC Online Mobile Nursing Lab (MNL).
Students are required to travel to local technical centers and medical facilities to apply nursing techniques and deliver the quality care they’ve been taught in the WVJC Online classroom.
These valuable interactive lab experiences will be supported by the MNL, an RV configured and outfitted with two fully equipped patient care rooms containing adult, obstetrics, and pediatric high fidelity simulations; control room with two controller stations; advanced technology for recording and reviewing student practice; internal cellular internet capabilities and an exterior TV for participants outside of the MNL.
The MNL will travel to the various rural areas of West Virginia to augment the students’ nursing education.
Accreditation and Approval
WVJC 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.
The Accelerated Online-Hybrid Associate Degree in Nursing program is in its candidacy from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). It’s extremely vital when looking for nursing degree programs to find a school and a nursing program 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 (Charleston and Bridgeport programs provisionally approved as new programs).
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
Web Address: https://www.wvrnboard.wv.gov/
The nursing education program, at the Morgantown campus only, is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326 404-975-5000