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Academics

Areas of Study 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 programming and database. 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.

Virginia Western Center for Cyber Security

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.

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

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 (Fast Track) (available online)
CISCO™ CCNA™ Networking (Fast Track) (available online)
Database & Program Developer (available online)
Desktop Support Technician (Fast Track) (available online)
Network & Security Administration (Fast Track) (available online)
Web Programmer

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.

CompTIA® A+ Certification (A+ Computer Support & Repair)
CompTIA® Network+ Certification
IT Fundamentals & Pathways

Professional Development/Personal Enrichment  

CompTIA/Security/Google
Microsoft Office Classes
Test Prep