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Academics

Focus Areas at Virginia Western

Info Tech

Information Technology

Computer and information technology is designed to prepare students for employment in the fields of cyber security, networking, software design, data collection and manipulation, web applications, and mobile computing. Within many of our courses the students have opportunities to receive industry certifications. Courses are taught with an applied approach giving our students opportunities to learn from practice exercises. Virginia Western offers opportunities for students interested in transferable computer science degrees or information technology degrees prepare them for employment.

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.

Communication Design
Information Systems Technology (IST)
IST: Database & Program Developer (available online)
IST: Network & Security Administration
IST: Web Programmer

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

Engineering: Computer Science
Science: Computer Science

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

Cyber Security (available online)
CISCO™ CCNA™ Networking (available online)
Database & Program Developer (available online)
Intro. to Help Desk Solutions
Network & Security Administration (available online)
Web Programmer

Professional Development/Personal Enrichment  

CompTIA/Security/Google
Microsoft Office Classes
Test Prep