The Education programs at Virginia Western are for students looking to enter the field of education. The programs provide four-year transfer options for those interested in Early Childhood Education and future teaching in K-12. This focus area also offers Career Studies Certificates for Early Childhood Development and Specialization of Infants and Toddlers. 

Associate of Science (AS) Degrees

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Career Studies Certificates (CSC)

Professional Development

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Program Types

AAS - Designed to prepare students to directly enter the workforce. Some programs may transfer to 4-year institutions.

AS & AA - Designed to transfer to a 4-year institution.

Certificate - Programs that are less than two years in length in an occupational area.

CSC - Programs that are less than one year of length in an occupational area.

Career Training Certifications - Non-credit courses for business and industry training, retraining, and certifications, as well as personal enrichment.