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Earning your degree and starting your career is closer to home than you realize.

Free FAFSA Workshop!

Friday – August 20th 1-3 p.m. Room 110

Fill out your FAFSA and Register for a chance to win great prizes! 

This event is for students and families in the Mountwest Community. Financial aid representatives will be available to help with creating FSA ID’s , completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and answer any financial aid questions you may have.

Do you have questions about Mountwest?

Follow the link below to speak to a representative live via Zoom. 

Virtual Assistance Event – January 4-14th!

Mountwest Student Services will have staff members who are prepared to assist you with your account issues (forgot password, PIN resets, accessing Blackboard) virtually via Zoom!

If you do not want to participate virtually you can always call our IT Help Desk at: 304-710-3470, or submit a support ticket below.

Find Your Next Career

At Mountwest Community & Technical College, students may choose from more than 50 one-year certificate and associate degree programs. In addition to Associate in Applied Science offerings, Mountwest also offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science pathways for those planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree.

Allied Health
Allied Health

Allied Health careers are in exciting and varied fields with many different career paths to choose from. Six out of ten health professionals work in an allied health field and provide health services as part of the overall healthcare teams. Allied health professionals are an integral part of the health care system, and there’s a growing demand for them. You can obtain a skill set, certificate or 2-year degree within most of our programs.

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General Education and Transfer Studies

General Education / Transfer Studies

The General Education and Transfer Studies Associate of Arts degree can establish the foundation for a lifetime of continual learning and serve as a framework for a productive professional and personal life. This degree gives emphasis to practical skills in communication and critical thinking, which may lead to employment such as a paraprofessional in education; however, the goal of this program is successful transfer with junior status to an upper division baccalaureate degree program in secondary education.

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Electronics and Applied Technology
Applied Technology In our Applied Technology programs, students will develop vocational skills with hands-on training for growing job markets like machinist technology, geographic information science, and biomedical instrumentation technology. View Programs
Non-Traditional Degrees
Our Non-Traditional Degrees cater to adult learners, with commitments outside of school and who have more life experience to guide them. You will find opportunities to earn college credit for your life experiences, take classes with flexible schedules, engage in the classroom with hybrid learning opportunities, and have your pick from a variety of potential career paths. View Programs
Computer Science and Information Technology

Information Technology Programs

An associate degree in Information Technology lays the foundation you need in technical knowledge and critical-thinking skills for the modern era. Our programs cover a wide variety of IT applications: Animation, Graphic Design, Mobile App Development, Multimedia, and Network Systems and Security. Many of our programs feature career certificates along the learning path. 

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Business Programs

Business Program

Increasing complexities in the Business environment have created the need for individuals who possess a greater diversity of skills in the fields of accounting, marketing, management, economics, and finance. Students will learn from experienced business professionals and develop transferable skills that will help any business thrive. The principles of civic engagement, entrepreneurial development, and data-driven decision-making are embedded into all of our MCTC Business programs. 

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Legal Studies Program

Earn specialized training in the law with our Paralegal and Criminal Justice programs housed in the Legal Studies program area. Graduates are in high demand and can apply for a variety of positions such as administrators for nonprofit legal services, trust administrative assistants, and criminal justice occupations.

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Culinary Arts and Hospitality

Culinary Arts Program

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality food service industry is a large, diverse field that provides challenging and exciting career opportunities for people from all walks of life. Students will enjoy classes in our Mountwest Center for Culinary Arts: a 14,000-square foot facility equipped with a USDA and FDA approved commercial kitchen, several walk-in coolers and freezers, blast chiller, bottle filling line and two general purpose classrooms that double as dining areas.

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Human Services and Education

Child reading a book

Learn how to be an American Sign Language interpreter or an Early Childhood educator with our Human Services and Education programs. 

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Deckhand throwing rope

The Mountwest Maritime Academy in our Transportation program features state of the art simulators used for both Steersman and Radar certifications. Real life simulation is used to educate students in practical situations and responses. The Mountwest Maritime Academy compares maritime industry standards and regulations to its students, adding an extra dimension and enhances the traditional learning experience.

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Interested in our 2nd 8 week courses? Classes start October 11th

Sign up for Orientation, learn about MyMCTC, Accessing Blackboard, Scheduling Questions, and much more at our Student Orientation page!

Do you need help with financial aid, enrollment, scheduling your classes or technology issues? One of our staff are happy to help!

Mountwest is committed to helping you realize your dreams for a better life.

Sometimes life gives you unforeseen obstacles. MCTC is here to help you get on track and find the right career for you.

Find funds for college.

West Virginia offers more than $100 million each year in financial aid for college. Find the right state-sponsored financial aid program for you!

Mountwest is a friendly, student-centered campus.

  • Opportunities in high-demand career fields.
  • A high-quality academic experience
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Affordable tuition and transfer credit opportunities

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