Academics

Using the links below, we invite you to explore the schools and colleges of Fairmont State University.

 

College of Liberal Arts

By providing rigorous programs of study in the Behavioral Sciences, Language and Literature, and Social Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts fulfills its mission to engage students in pursuit of intellectual excellence and global awareness, bringing them to join with faculty mentors in the discoveries, both personal and professional, to be realized through Scholarship, Opportunity, Achievement, and Responsibility, Fairmont State’s core values.

College of Science and Technology

Our mission is to promote effective student learning in science, math and technology and to prepare top-quality graduates for their future endeavors, including graduate study, employment or other personal goals.

College of Business & Aviation 

The College of Business & Aviation at Fairmont State University is committed to delivering a quality business education through effective teaching in a caring learning environment that is responsive to the shared needs of students, employers, and the community.

College of Education, Health & Human Performance

We embrace our responsibility to do what we can do to enhance the educational, civic and economic life of children, families and communities in West Virginia.  We equally embrace the possibilities we can help to create for our program candidates and graduates wherever they may go, and for all communities with whom we partner in an increasingly globalizing world.

College of Nursing

The mission of the Fairmont State University Associate Degree Nursing Program is to provide quality nursing education to people in north central West Virginia and beyond.

The mission of the Fairmont State Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Program is to offer quality nursing education to nurses in north central West Virginia and beyond.

The mission of the Fairmont State University Bachelor of Science Degree in Allied Health Administration is to provide health professionals quality education to become administrators in health care agencies in north central West Virginia and beyond.

Regents Bachelor of Arts Program

We provide opportunities for you to achieve your professional and personal goals by offering one of the most individualized courses of instruction you can get on campus.  The flexible, nontraditional curriculum, can be tailored for your career advancement.

Graduate Studies

Choosing to pursue a Master's degree program at Fairmont State University represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth, and lifelong learning.  Our graduate programs are committed to a student-centered learning environment that emphasizes concrete experiences, intellectual discourse, and critical reflection.

Falcon FastTrack Program

Qualified high school students have the opportunity to participate in dual-credit courses through our Falcon FastTrack program. These courses, which provide both high school and college credit, are offered in area high schools, on the main Fairmont State campus, and online. High school students may earn up to 30 hours of college credit through this program.

Air Force ROTC

We provide opportunities for you to achieve your professional and personal goals by offering courses like Foundations of the United States Air Force, The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power, Air Force Leadership Studies. 

Army ROTC

We provide opportunities for you to achieve your professional and personal goals by emphasizing leadership and excellence.  Students will learn the basic fundamentals of the US Army.

Academic News Stories

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Local high school students interested in pursuing careers as professional nurses were exposed to opportunities made available through healthcare professions at the West Virginia Nursing Academy hosted by the Fairmont State University College of Nursing.

Students completing the academy which took place Monday, June 27 – Wednesday, June 29 were honored at a closing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon where each student was presented with a completion certificate.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

On Saturday, June 25, Fairmont State University will welcome 85 top achieving rising high school seniors from across the State of West Virginia to campus for the 2022 Governor’s Honors Academy. GHA students will reside on the University’s campus for three weeks for the Academy, which aims to provide active learning, energetic classes, exciting, invigorating and intellectually compelling activities to prepare students to become forces in their communities.

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Monday, June 20, 2022

Fairmont State University’s Learning Enrichment and Academic Development Center, better known as the LEAD Center on campus, offers a variety of resources to students, including peer and professional tutoring, workshops, peer mentoring and more. The LEAD Center continues to serve its mission to connect Fairmont State University students with trained tutors and resources to enrich their education and become independent, confident learners.  

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