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Clinical Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Students Perform Venipuncture Techniques

West Virginia Junior College provides students with access to accelerated, hands-on training. Students enjoy lab time in smaller classes and more one-on-one time with the instructor. Chelsea, the Clinical Medical Assisting Director at WVJC, is showing her class, through demonstration, how to perform venipuncture with a butterfly needle. This guidance and class structure helps prepare … Read more

Medical Assisting Hand Washing Lab

Hands-On Lab – Hand Washing Join WVJC medical assisting students as they participate in hands-on labs, gaining the essential skills for their future careers! In our program, students engage in practical labs where they learn and practice procedures with their peers under the guidance of experienced instructors. This hands-on training is crucial for mastering the … Read more

Elizabeth Lowther – Graduate Highlight

Meet WVJC Online Pharmacy Technician Graduate Elizabeth Lowther Elizabeth Lowther is a recent WVJC Online Pharmacy Technician program graduate, marking a significant milestone in her evolving career in the medical field. Initially, Elizabeth had graduated from the Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA) program at WVJC. However, shortly after her graduation, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many … Read more

Measuring Oxygen Saturation Demonstration

Hands-On Skills – Measuring Oxygen Saturation West Virginia Junior College’s accelerated associate degree in Clinical Medical Assistant program provides valuable in-lab, hands-on training to our students. Watch as student Alexia demonstrates how to measure oxygen saturation using a pulse oximeter. Medical assisting students at WVJC enjoy smaller classes, one-on-one instructional opportunities, and hands-on learning. They … Read more

Medical Assisting Student Chasity Bailey

Watch as medical assisting student Chasity Bailey discusses her favorite parts of WVJC. Taking the 18-month Clinical Medical Assistant program associate degree route, Chasity enjoys her one-on-one time in the classroom and the attentiveness of a small classroom environment. The hands-on learning environments at WVJC allow students to learn by doing before getting started in … Read more

Clinical Medical Assistant Cast Preparation

Students enrolled in the Clinical Medical Assistant program at West Virginia Junior College participate in clinical sessions held at the medical assisting lab on the Morgantown campus. Many of the jobs our students are hired for will have specialized training. This lab is designed to teach our students how to prepare and make a cast! … Read more

Sterilization Wrapping Demonstration

WVJC Medical Assisting Program Director Chelsea walks her lab class through one of the proper sterilization wrapping options in this demonstration. Medical Assisting is offered in 9, 12, and 18-month program options at the Charleston campus. Small class settings with hands-on learning provide students the opportunity to ask questions directly to the instructor as well … Read more

Breanna Lepka – Student Success Story

Our Student Success Story of the Month, Breanna Lepka Embarking on the path of higher education is a significant milestone in anyone’s life. For Breanna Lepka, a devoted stay-at-home mom for nine years, this transition was more than just a change—it was a transformative experience that redefined her aspirations. The choice to enroll at West … Read more

History of WVJC

Exceptional Career Training Since 1892! You may have heard the jingle on the radio… “Great career. Great life. West Virginia Junior College!” Or you may recognize the familiar logo with the yellow starburst. If you live in West Virginia or the surrounding states, odds are you’ve heard of West Virginia Junior College. In this blog, … Read more

WVJC Charleston New Year’s Resolutions

West Virginia Junior College students share their New Year’s resolutions and goals. Our students are in programs including Clinical Medical Assistant, Dental Assisting, Information Technology, Business Administration, and Nursing. Each student has selected a program length to fit their life best. Some programs are available in as little as nine months. Students choosing the 18-month … Read more