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Areas of Study at Virginia Western

Fast-Track Programs

Fast-Track Programs

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.

1-10 Hours

Building Trades Technology
Basic Contractor's Pre-Licensing Class (eligible for licensure exam)
Tradesman License Renewal: Electrical, Gas, HVAC & Plumbing (continuing education hours for licensing)
Business & Professional Services
QuickBooks Classes on Ed2Go
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (RAMP)
Community Programs
One on One Motorcycle Session
Culinary Classes

1-9 Weeks

Business & Professional Services
Bookkeeping Certificate
Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Certificate in Data Analysis
Certificate in Leadership Development
Certificate in Project Management
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (RAMP)
Management Certificate
SHRM CP/SCP Prep (certification available)
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronics, & Manufacturing
Introduction to Welding - FCAW (credential available)
Introduction to Welding - GMAW (credential available)
Health Professions
Dental Radiation Safety Certification (certification)
Online Courses
Browse the School of Career & Corporate Training's Ed2Go Catalog
Commercial Driver's License
Motorcycle Rider

10-16 Weeks (1 Semester)

Building Trades Technology
Welding (Career Studies Certificate and multiple credentials available)
Business & Professional Services
Legal Office Assisting (Career Studies Certificate)
Management: Entrepreneurship Plus (Career Studies Certificate)
Project Management Professional Certification (preparation for certification exam)
Culinary Arts
Culinary: Introduction to Foodservice (Career Studies Certificate)
Culinary: Professional Catering (Career Studies Certificate)
Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronics, & Manufacturing
Machining (multiple credentials available)
Health Professions
Certified Medical Assistant (C.C.M.A.) (certification)
Computed Tomography (Career Studies Certificate)
Pharmacy Technician Program (preparation for certification exam)
Phlebotomy (Career Studies Certificate)

2 Semesters

Building Trades Technology
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC) - Commercial (Career Studies Certificate)
Building Trades Technology (Career Studies Certificate)
Construction Management (Career Studies Certificate)
Electrical Wiring (Career Studies Certificate)
Horticulture Technology (Career Studies Certificate)
Business & Professional Services
Business Communications (Career Studies Certificate)
Hospitality Management (Career Studies Certificate)
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts: Advanced Foodservice (Career Studies Certificate)
Baking & Pastry (Career Studies Certificate)
Culinary: Cake Production and Decorating (Career Studies Certificate)
Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronics, & Manufacturing
Computer Aided Design (Career Studies Certificate)
Health Professions
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (Career Studies Certificate; Available online)
Medical Billing Specialist (Career Studies Certificate)
Information Technology
Cyber Security (Career Studies Certificate; Available online)
CISCO™ CCNA™ Networking (Career Studies Certificate; Available online)
Network & Security Administration (Career Studies Certificate; Available online)
IT Support Analyst (Career Studies Certificate; Available online)
Public Service
Early Childhood Development (Career Studies Certificate)
Early Childhood Development: Infant and Toddler (Career Studies Certificate)
Foundations of Criminal Justice (Career Studies Certificate)
Foundations of Human Services (Career Studies Certificate)