WVU Adds Associate Degree Program for Carpenter Apprentices


A partnership among West Virginia University, WVU Potomac State College, WVU Extension Service Institute for Labor Studies and Research, the West Virginia Carpenters Training Center and the West Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council will allow apprentices to further their skills and education through a new associate degree program.

“WVU recognizes the value of apprenticeship training and with this program is taking it to the next level by incorporating an associate degree,” Jeremy Jeffers, West Virginia Director of Apprenticeship for the Carpenters, said. “This is not only a great value to the individual apprentice, but it also helps our local businesses get the skilled and productive workforce they need.”

This program will be free to apprentices based on current state-funding opportunities, such as the West Virginia Invests Grant program. For more information on the Apprenticeship Pathway degree program, contact Sam White, 304-293-3109 at swwhite@mail.wvu.edu or visit the links below: