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Areas of Study at Virginia Western

Public Service

Public Service

Public Service careers work towards the betterment of people in society. The public Service programs at Virginia Western prepare students for careers in early childhood education, human services, and criminal justice.

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.

Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Development
Human Services
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.

Social Sciences: Education (partially 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.

Early Childhood Development (Fast Track)
Early Childhood Development: Advanced
Early Childhood Dev.: Infant & Toddler (Fast Track)
Foundations of Criminal Justice (Fast Track)
Foundations of Criminal Justice - Advanced
Foundations of Human Services (Fast Track)
Foundations of Human Services - Advanced
Legal Office Assisting (Fast Track) (available online)