Returning Adult Students

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Whether you are looking to earn a new degree, change careers, or brush up on your skills, Mountwest offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs to help adult students dream bigger and climb higher.

The number of jobs needing an associate degree are set to steadily increase by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which paints a favorable outlook for current and future job seekers. Adult students can combine previously-acquired abilities with a new certificate or degree to get a step up on the competition. 

Mountwest delivers a variety of support services to help students adjust to college life. Tutoring services, small classroom sizes and a high-tech resource library are a few of the advantages adult students at Mountwest can enjoy. A variety of traditional day and evening classes as well as hybrid and online course options are designed to help meet the needs of your busy lifestyle.  

Additionally, a network of caring faculty, staff and peer coaches will assist you every step of the way, providing a community environment to help you learn and grow. With an average student age of 28, Mountwest understands and specializes in supporting adult students achieve their academic and personal goals.

If you would like more information on what Mountwest has to offer, please contact the Office of Admissions & Recruitment at 304-710-3060. We look forward to hearing from you!