BEAVER, WV (WOAY) – New River Community and Complex College recently produced a new certificate and two new associate degrees in their pc programs. The affiliate levels in cyber safety and information and facts engineering along with the certification in cyber protection are now suitable for cost-free tuition via the West Virginia Invests Grant Method.

WV Invests is designed to help individuals who want an instruction but might not qualify for economic aid. The grant application was established in 2019 to assistance West Virginians pay back for school starting off with the 2019-20 educational year. The “last-greenback-in” fiscal assist system addresses the simple tuition and service fees for certificate or affiliate degree packages in precise high demand fields, as decided by the West Virginia Department of Commerce. About 30 courses at New River CTC are suitable.

The CAS in Cyber Safety released in the drop of 2019, and the new AAS programs ended up introduced earlier this year. The courses will be taught on the net this fall employing films and digital labs.

“I’ve taught on the net courses for 5 decades, and truly feel that pupils get the greatest mastering working experience with the matter matter as a result of on the net shipping and delivery,” claimed Assistant Professor of IT/Pc Science Tricia Hoover. “Many instances these doing the job in the discipline perform remotely.”

In accordance to the U.S. Bureau of Labor studies, both equally fields have been determined as superior demand from customers occupations and are predicted to carry on to mature above the up coming ten yrs. The University is also functioning with community businesses to support the courses by furnishing internship and work prospects.

“I experience that these packages will aid graduates uncover meaningful perform in our assistance area,” defined New River CTC President Dr. Bonny Copenhaver.

Registration for slide is at present underway and lessons start off August 24. College students who are fascinated are encouraged to attend one of the four Countdown Join occasions going on this week in Lewisburg, Princeton, Beaver and Summersville. Check out to find out additional and to register for an function around you, or make contact with the Workplace of Admission at [email protected] or 866-349-3739.

New River Group and Specialized Faculty serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).