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What Kind of Hands-On Skills Will You Learn at WVJC?

Today, watch Ezra Dolan, West Virginia Junior College’s Information Technology Specialist, and one of his information technology students, Evan Warner, perform the proper way to add an IP address on a Cisco Router. Learning how to correctly put an IP address on a Cisco Router is one of the first skills that information technology students … Read more

Online Nursing Hands-On Lab Training

Our WVJC Online Nursing students, currently enrolled in NUR 101- Fundamentals of Nursing I, participated in their first hands-on lab training. Working with their lab instructors, they practiced skills including handwashing, isolation technique, and initial assessments. To learn more about WVJC’s Online Nursing program, contact us at 877- 25ONLINE or request information here!

The Importance of IT Certifications

Can you imagine waking up for work in the morning and the entire server you work on is on a complete blackout? What do you do? Who do you go to for solving these issues? IT Certifications* Working in IT isn’t always a walk in the park. Support professionals have to manage multiple systems and … Read more

Behind the Scenes of an IT Classroom

Students at West Virginia Junior College achieve success through hands-on training in their programs. Information Technology students who are currently taking their Introduction to Computer Hardware class were so excited as they receive their first hands-on experience working with internal systems. Check out the video below to see what project they were working on! Discover … Read more

Dayna Ferrari – Student Highlight

Clinical Medical Assistant student Dayna Ferrari started attending WVJC in August 2020 after graduating from Capital High School.  Dayna said, “My decision to attend WVJC was an easy one.” Dayna has always had an interest in the medical field. She said, “WVJC Clinical Medical Assistant program is fast-track, has smaller classes, and offers a flexible … Read more

Chantel Garrett – Student Highlight

Medical Assisting student, Chantel Garrett, decided to contact WVJC to learn more about our fast-track healthcare programs. Chantel attended a local community college before attending WVJC, but it was not the right fit. When she entered the doors at WVJC, she knew she selected the right college to further her education! She said, “I decided … Read more

Pharmacy Technician – Progam Highlight

Jamie McGuire, the WVJC Pharmacy Technician Program Director, beamed with excitement when we sat down to discuss the advantages students have when attending the WVJC Online Pharmacy Technician Program. “Pharmacy technicians are in demand within many versatile settings,” Jamie tells us. These settings include hospital and clinic pharmacies, community and retail pharmacies, veterinary pharmacies, and … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant Student
Simulates Doctor’s Office Visit

Today, you will get to experience one of the hands-on training components that Clinical Medical Assistant students complete. Clinical Medical Assistant Instructor, Carrie Friend, simulates a doctor’s office visit for Clinical Medical Assistant student, Morgan Casey, providing her the career training she will need to work in the healthcare field. In this demonstration, you will … Read more

Mountaineer Technology Consultants, LLC – Externship Highlight

Mountaineer Technology Consultants, LLC was formed in 2016 by Booker T. Walton of Morgantown, WV. MTC provides full service IT solutions for individuals, small businesses, and companies throughout the state of West Virginia. MTC offers services in consulting, hardware, networking, software, and digital marketing. MTC also offers student services such as PC diagnostics, formatting hard … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant Program

The Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College prepares students for careers in the medical field in a short term, 18-month program.  Successful medical assistants are dependable, have strong communication skills, demonstrate initiative, and are compassionate while providing patient care. WVJC medical assisting students receive hands-on training that includes taking patients’ vital signs, … Read more