Nursing Program at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Nursing Program

The nursing program at West Virginia University prepares students for careers in hospitals, convalescent centers, clinics, home care, and physician's offices. The program focuses on knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for the sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Program courses include: administration of medication and treatments, assisting and physician during treatments and examinations, referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer nursing program.

The Nursing program at WVU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for more than 20 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Nursing Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree243
Master's Degree44

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male32
Female255

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian7
Black4
Hispanic5
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White266
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien1
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Nursing program at WVU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Registered Nurses

Description

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Nursing Programs in West Virginia

Nursing programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

West Virginia Junior College - Morgantown

Morgantown, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A,B)

Alderson Broaddus College

Philippi, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 32 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)

Salem International University

Salem, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Nursing (A,B)

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B,M)
  • Nursing Administration (B,M)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B,M)
  • Nursing Midwifery (B,M)

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 64 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)
  • Nursing Administration (B)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B)
  • Nursing Education (B)

West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 50 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 35 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

West Liberty University

West Liberty, WV
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 39 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Moorefield, WV
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

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