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Online or on-campus, our journey is the same.

What is it like to be a WVU Online student?

Our students are diverse learners from across the world, all on the same journey.

Although their degrees may differ, online students desire to continue their education at one of the best public universities in the country, while taking the same exceptional courses delivered at our brick-and-mortar campuses.

Designed to meet both life and career goals, our 40+ online degrees and 30+ certificates are perfect, whether students are seeking new career options, a career change, or career advancement.

Learn more about our students and their journeys in these WVU Online student stories.

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McKenzie Kemp

Master of Science in Population Health

"It is so manageable, especially if you are working full-time."

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Stephanie Lusk

Master of Science in Nursing

"Be courageous enough to take that first step forward and trust that you are worthy of what awaits you on the other side."

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Shipra Gupta

Master of Science in Population Health

"The faculty are always there to support and guide you."

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Marilyn Espinal

Data Marketing Communications M.S.

"WVU was the only university that offered a comprehensive program focused on every aspect of traditional and digital marketing and evaluation."

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Christopher Caserta

Integrated Marketing Communications M.S.

"I was thankful that there were no classroom obligations – to me, those would have been more ‘meetings’ on my already full schedule."

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Allyson Whorton Varlas

Literacy Education M.A.

"Assignments are given upfront, so you could work ahead of schedule. I can now graduate on time in the spring."

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Amanda Santiago

Software Engineering M.S.

"Put yourself out there and become engaged with others in the class!"

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Chris Morlock

Music Industry M.A. / Integrated Marketing Communications M.S.

"The Music Industry program gave me the flexibility to complete my coursework and march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with the WVU Marching Band!"

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Chris Carpenter

Higher Education Administration M.A.

"I had no idea I was becoming a part of such an inclusive university. The instruction is first class and I feel incredibly fortunate and grateful that I am a student at WVU."

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Brandy Boehke

Literacy Education M.A.

"I had the flexibility of working from home, while still being able to actively engage with faculty and peers."

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Kimberley Locy

Instructional Design and Technology M.A.

"Online courses take a lot of personal accountability, self-management, and active engagement, and you truly get out of it what you put into it."

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Vijay Raol

Instructional Design and Technology PhD

"I found the instructors to be very responsive and the coursework was rigorous and of high quality."

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Alexandra Ashworth

Child Development & Family Studies B.S.

"Not only did the faculty promote confidence in my learning, but they pushed me to be the best version of myself that I could be."

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Blair Shea

Business Administration: General Business B.S.

"The professors really care and are always there to help when needed."

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Jill Lenihan

Child Development and Family Studies B.S.

"I was very engaged. I still have connections with my professors, even the one from my very first class."

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Nancy Mullens

Instructional Design and Technology M.A.

"Online learning has made me a better and more efficient teacher and has helped me to better understand how to teach online courses."

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Angie Milliren

Instructional Design and Technology Ed.D

"This experience has pushed me to grow as a learner and the information that I have gleaned from my classes has prepared me for an exciting future. I am a Mountaineer for life!"

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Danielle Lewis

Software Engineering M.S.

"The faculty do a great job with engaging students in their courses, and they are always there to answer questions or help."

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Tiffany Knight

Child Development and Family Studies B.S.

"Taking online classes is the best thing in the world, because you can do the work in your own time."

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Brian Collins

Software Engineering M.S.

"In a post COVID-19 world, graduates of online degree programs already have the skills needed for a full-time remote work environment."

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Alexis Wable

Business Data Analytics M.S.

"Online classes are no different from in-person classes in the amount of effort and hard work you should put into them."

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Malori Meyer

Business Data Analytics M.S.

"Online classes provide so much flexibility during a time like this when you really need it."

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Scott Branham

Business Data Analytics M.S.

"Not once did I feel alone, isolated, or like I could not ask for help. If anything, I felt even more connected."

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