Earn a Degree That Values Your Experience.

The fully online Regents Bachelor of Arts degree program from West Virginia State University is designed for adult learners who have been out of high school for at least four years. It prepares students to advance their career with the added credential of a bachelor’s degree. The flexible RBA program allows students to earn college equivalent credit (CEC) for work experience as well as earning credit through coursework in the traditional way. Because the program is fully online, students can maintain work and personal commitments while earning their degree.

Through the Work and Life Experience Portfolio, students demonstrate mastery of the RBA degree outcomes and highlight their experience. Graduates of this program are proficient in critical thinking, problem-solving, oral and written communication, goal setting and computer skills.

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Course List

General Education Requirements

36 credit hours

  • Communications (minimum 6 credit hours)
  • Humanities (minimum 6 credit hours)
  • Science (minimum 6 credit hours)
  • Social Sciences (minimum 6 credit hours)
  • Math/Computer Science (minimum 3 credit hours)
Upper Level Electives

39 credit hours

Constitutes 300 and 400 level courses

Other Electives

45 credit hours


Upon graduation from this program, you will be qualified for a wide variety of administrative and other positions in private, state or government organizations. The dynamic education you receive as part of WVSU’s RBA program prepares you for career paths that require bachelor’s level education. Potential roles include:

  • Outreach coordinator
  • Program director
  • Police officer
  • Academic advisor
  • Instructor