West Virginia University Extended Learning and WVU Institute of Technology are teaming up to expand degree pathways in southern West Virginia.

The schools are hosting information sessions in Beckley and Charleston for students who want to earn associates, bachelors and masters degrees.

The information session schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, March 14, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Tamarack, Beckley
  • Thursday, March 15, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Charleston Marriott

Our partnership with Tech and the Community and Technical College at WVU Tech creates a pathway to a degree for citizens in southern West Virginia,said Sue Day-Perroots, dean of WVU Extended Learning.They could potentially start their courses at CTC , earn their bachelors degree through Tech and then a masters degree though WVU .

Some programs are offered off-campus in Charleston and Beckley, but many are offered online, which appeals to the working adult.

There are a wide range of programs to choose from, including health care, nursing, social work, education, public administration, communications and business.

WVU offers more than 100 undergraduate courses on the Web and more than 20 graduate degrees. Tech and CTC offer a variety of career-oriented programs in printing, health care and engineering technology.

No registration is necessary and those interested can stop by anytime during the evening.

For more information visitwww.elearn.wvu.edu/infoor call 1-800-2Learn2.