Start Your Online 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!
Students are given the option to have a laptop 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.
“From the very beginning, I knew this would be a great school for me. It’s been so enjoyable going here.”
– April Garcia, WVJC Student
WVJC School of Nursing at Roane General Hospital
WVJC has partnered with Roane General Hospital to offer an online nursing training program with lab and clinical experiences at Roane General and the Mobile Nursing Lab (MNL) on evenings and weekends. We look forward to this partnership and what it will do to improve healthcare in rural West Virginia.
WVJC School of Nursing at Logan Regional Medical Center
WVJC is honored to partner with Logan Regional Medical Center to offer an online nursing training program with lab and clinical experiences at Logan Regional and in the Mobile Nursing Lab (MNL), evenings and weekends.
“I absolutely recommend WVJC Online.” – Cortney Raynor, WVJC Student
WVJC School of Nursing at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center
WVJC, in collaboration with Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, is excited to offer an online nursing training program with lab and clinical experiences at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center and the Mobile Nursing Lab (MNL) on evenings and weekends. This exciting partnership will help address nursing shortages in rural West Virginia.
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 team member and discover if nursing is the right career for you. You won’t want to miss out on this opportunity!
“I am so excited to graduate and gain employment in the medical field.” – MacKenzie Marsh, WVJC Student
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 recommend WVJC to anyone that is looking to further their career!” – Drea Harris, WVJC Student
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; a 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.
RN to BSN through WVJC Online
WVJC Online is excited to offer a 12-month online RN to BSN program through the WVJC School of Nursing, allowing students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam, RNs can begin their nursing careers while simultaneously earning their BSN. This program is designed for registered nurses (RNs) with an associate degree in nursing (ADN) who want to advance their careers.
WVJC ADN graduates auto-qualify for the BSN Pathway Scholarship* upon being accepted into the program. Students who graduate from WVJC with their ADN and immediately continue to the RN to BSN program could have their BSN in less than three years! This can give students a head start in their careers, save time and money, and allow them to advance their education.
*For those who qualify. See catalog for detailed eligibility requirements.
Accreditation and Approval
West Virginia Junior College
148 Willey Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
ABHES – West Virginia Junior College is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools to award diplomas and associate’s degrees. The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools contact information is 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 730, North Bethesda, MD 20852, Phone (301) 291-7550.
West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses – The West Virginia Junior College Nursing program has been granted full approval by the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. 5001 MacCorkle Avenue, SW, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone (304) 744-0900.
ACEN – The West Virginia Junior College Nursing program 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 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 August 7, 2023, the baccalaureate RN-BSN nursing program at the West Virginia Junior College Morgantown campus is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on August 7, 2025.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000