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Areas of Study at Virginia Western

Business and Professional

Business & Professional Services

The Business and Professional Services programs at Virginia Western prepare students for careers in accounting, administrative support, business management, financial services, office management, health information management, marketing, and paralegal studies. The courses are taught in an applied format giving the students hands-on learning experiences. MOS industry certifications are offered in some of the courses.

Associate of Applied Science Degrees  
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) programs are designed to prepare students to directly enter the workforce. Some programs may be able to transfer to four-year institutions with which we have agreements.

Administrative Management Technology (AMT)
AMT: Medical Administrative Management
Paralegal Studies

Associate of Science Degrees  
Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Arts (AA) programs are designed to transfer to a four-year institution.

Business Administration (available online)

Career Studies Certificates  
A Career Studies Certificate is a program of study of less than one year in length in an occupational area.

Administrative Management Technology: Computer Office Support Specialist
Administrative Management Technology: Customer Support (Fast Track)
Health Information Management: Health Records Coding
Health Information Management: Medical Office Specialist
Health Information Management: Medical Billing Specialist
Management: Entrepreneurship Plus (Fast Track)

Fast-Track Certifications  
Fast-track programs offer credit and non-credit courses for business and industry training, retraining and certifications, as well as courses for community and personal enrichment.

Computer Microsoft Classes
Project Management Professional Certification
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (RAMP)
SHRM Certification Prep Course

Professional Development/Personal Enrichment  

Grant Writing/Business
Microsoft Office Classes
Teacher Recertification
Test Prep