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Discover Your Career Path in West Virginia

CERTIFICATION. ASSOCIATES DEGREE. BACHELOR'S DEGREE. WHATEVER YOU CHOOSE, DO SOMETHING AFTER HIGH SCHOOL!

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CERTIFICATIONS
AND SKILL SETS

CAREERS LIKE:
NURSING ASSISTANT, HVAC MECHANICS, WELDER, ELECTRICIAN

ASSOCIATES DEGREE

CAREERS LIKE:
RADIATION THERAPIST,
ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN,
INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN

BACHELORS DEGREE

CAREERS LIKE:
ACCOUNTANT, CHEMICAL ENGINEER, TEACHER

WV SCHOOLS: THE INTERACTIVE MAP

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FACT: EDUCATION PAYS. THE MEDIAN EARNINGS OF THOSE WHO COMPLETE EDUCATION OR TRAINING BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL FAR EXCEED THOSE WITH ONLY A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA.

FACT: OF THE FASTEST GROWING JOBS IN WEST VIRGINIA, ONLY 15% WILL BE AVAILABLE TO WORKERS WITH ONLY A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT DEGREE.

Fastest Growing Jobs

Aircraft Mechanic

1 Year Programs

Fastest Growing Jobs

Registered Nurse

2 Year Programs

Fastest Growing Jobs

Computer Systems Analysts

4 Year Programs

NOT SURE WHICH CAREER PATH TO CHOOSE?
HERE'S A TEST THAT CAN MATCH YOUR INTERESTS AND SKILLS TO CAREERS IN YOUR AREA.

A higher education isn't just affordable, it's priceless. We all know college can seem expensive, but it's important to remember that education isn't an expense, it's an investment in your future—one that can pay off for the rest of your life. Scholarships, grants, and other financial aid are available to help ease the burden. There is plenty of money to go around, you just have to look into the right places and know how to apply for it.

Get started by checking out the quick link to WV scholarships and grants below.

WV’S FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES
A quick guide to WV scholarships and grants

Financial Aid Opportunities

YOUR TO-DO LISTS
Action lists to keep your process moving forward

Your College To-Do List

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