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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2023-2024 Catalog


BridgeValley Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Inquiries regarding affiliation status may be directed to:

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle St
Ste 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411


Program Accreditation

Inquiries regarding specialized program accreditation may be directed to the following accrediting agencies:

Business Programs

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
11520 West 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66213


Dental Hygiene

Commission on Dental Accreditation
211 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611-2678

800-621-8099 ext. 4653

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
9355-113th St N
Ste 7709
Seminole, FL 33775


Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
6021 University Blvd
Ste 600
Ellicott City, MD  21043


Engineering Technology

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
415 North Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201


Medical Laboratory Technology

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 North River Rd
Ste 720
Rosemont, IL 60018



Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3390 Peachtree Rd NE
Ste 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326


West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
5001 MacCorkle Ave SW
South Charleston, WV 25303


Respiratory Therapy

Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Rd
Bedford, TX 76021-4244


Veterinary Technology

American Veterinary Medical Association
1931 North Meacham Rd
Ste 100
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360


Compliance Statement

It is the policy of BridgeValley Community and Technical College to provide equal opportunities to all prospective and current members of the student body, faculty and staff based on individual qualifications and merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin or age. This policy complies with the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and all other applicable federal, state and local statutes, ordinances and regulations.

Inquiries regarding the implementation of the policy may be directed to:

BridgeValley Community and Technical College
AA/EEO/ADA/Justice Officer
Human Resources
2001 Union Carbide Dr
South Charleston, WV 25303


Institutional Contact Information

BridgeValley Community and Technical College
2001 Union Carbide Dr
South Charleston, WV 25303



The BridgeValley Community and Technical College catalog is used as a source of information for curriculum, course offerings, admission, graduation requirements, and other rules and regulations pertaining to the college. While every effort has been made to provide a correct catalog, the institution reserves the right to delete, change, or amend this information as necessary.

Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act

On November 8, 1990, the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act was signed into federal law. This Act (Public Law 101-542) requires institutions to produce and make available annually the completion or graduation rate of first-time, full-time, certificate/degree seeking undergraduates.

Graduation rates for all West Virginia public higher education institutions are published in the West Virginia Higher Education Report Card, online from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission website. 

For information pertaining to graduation rates at BridgeValley Community and Technical College, contact the Office of Institutional Research at (304) 734-6614.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination based on disability in programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance, including going to public or private college or university. It ensures to the maximum extent possible that people with disabilities have the opportunity to be fully integrated into mainstream life. It applies to all qualified people with disabilities, regardless of where special education services are required in public elementary, secondary or postsecondary settings.

BridgeValley Community and Technical College is committed to excellence in education through an accessible, inclusive learning environment that provides leading edge technology and dynamic service to a diverse student body on campus, in our communities, and at a distance. Students who are protected by ADA and would benefit from reasonable accommodations should meet with the Disabilities Services counselor in the Office of Student Services.