College Deliberately: Mountain State College

Mountain State College is a very small, private for-profit, two-year College that emphasizes career, character and culture located in the city of Parkersburg, WV. It is known for Medical/Clinical Assistant, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services and Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist.

Mountain State College

place 1508 Spring St, Parkersburg, WV 26101-3993
phone Phone: (304) 485-5487
web Web: http://www.msc.edu
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Mountain State College Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools Accredited 1950-07-01 2022-12-31
Mountain State College Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges Accredited 2019-01-04 2023-01-31
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MISSION, GOALS, AND OBJECTIVES The mission of Mountain State College is to serve students, employers, and the community by providing a content-rich, highly focused, relevant curriculum. The goal of Mountain State College is to equip graduates with promotable skills required to adapt to a rapidly changing workforce community. The objectives of Mountain State College are: To serve the student By providing educational programs that take full advantage of today’s technological advancements to foster a learning environment that thrives on open communication, progressive thought, and skill acquisition. By providing student services committed to helping students overcome problems, which my prevent them from successfully completing their educational programs. By providing job search assistance and professional development guidance. To serve the employers By providing employers with quality personnel with promotable skills. To serve the community By providing a choice at no cost to tax payers that is independent, innovative, responsive, and flexible.

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Last updated: 2021-06-29

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Student Centeredness

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Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Associate degree
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