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.

School of Business & Aviation 

The School 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.

School 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.

School 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.

Dual-Enrollment 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, April 08, 2021

After engaging in a national search in seeking a Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, Fairmont State University is proud to welcome West Virginia native, Dr. Dianna Phillips to the Falcon Family. Phillips will begin her tenure at Fairmont State on Monday, April 26.

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Monday, March 15, 2021

Three West Virginia high school seniors have been selected as winners of Fairmont State University’s premier academic scholarship, the Charles J. McClain Presidential Scholarship. The recipients -- Joel Phelps of Spring Mills High School, Katarina Curry of Chapmanville Regional High School and Sara Adams of Independence High School -- will join the Falcon Family in the fall of 2021.  

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Thursday, February 04, 2021

The West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture has announced that two Fairmont State University students as well as an alumnus are among the winners of the organization’s annual scholarship competition.  

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