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Recent internship placements include:

  • Fysio Aktiv, Oslo, Norway
  • Baltimore Orioles, MLB
  • Pittsburgh Pirates, MLB
  • Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer Club

Graduate School Placements

  • Creighton University
  • Eastern Carolina University
  • James Madison University
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Marshall University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
  • WV School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Indianapolis
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • University of Virginia
  • Villanova University
  • Western Michigan University
  • West Virginia University


  • Charleston Area Medical Center Sports Medicine Department
  • Health South-Parkersburg, WV & Baltimore, MD
  • Indianapolis Blast Professional Soccer Club
  • Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital
  • Methodist Sports Medicine, Indianapolis
  • Metro Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
  • Teays Valley Sports Medicine
  • Washington Mystics, WNBA
  • Washington Redskins Football Club, NFL
  • Washington Wizards, NBA


  • Clinical Athletic Trainer
  • College/University Athletic Trainer
  • High School Teacher/Athletic Training Coordinator
  • Massage Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician (MD, DO, DC)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Surgical Technician

Doug Van Gundy

Associate Professor

creative writing, Appalachian lit


Student Success Center

The Student Success Center provides services designed to assist in the academic development of students at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The staff encourages students to reach their…

President and Dean's Lists

President's List Students who earned a 4.0 for the semester while completing at least 12 semester hours with no incomplete grades. President's List Spring 2020…

May and Summer Term

Thinking of extending your studies into our May and summer terms?  Wesleyan offers a variety of courses that are available throughout May and June.  Below…


Alison Whitehair Director of Student Retention (304) 473-8604 _______________________________________________________________________________ Jill Okes-Kincade Experiential Learning Coordinator (304) 473-8607 _______________________________________________________________________________ Kristin Ring First Generation Mentor…

Student Success Resources

Students at West Virginia Wesleyan College have access to resources developed just for our students, as well as resources developed for all college students.

The 1890 Challenge

Accept The 1890 Challenge! While the founders believed a private liberal arts college was greatly needed in West Virginia, they never anticipated that Wesleyan's reach…

Kim Bjorgo-Thorne

Assistant Professor

Environmental Science, Ecology, GIS, Vertebrate Zoology


Fall 2020 Open Houses

The Office of Admissions at West Virginia Wesleyan would like to invite you to attend one of our Virtual Fall Open House dates on October…

Quick Facts

Quick Facts Location: Buckhannon, West Virginia Calendar: Two 14-week terms one month optional May Term optional summer term Affiliation: The United Methodist Church Degrees Offered:…

Request More Information

To request more information about what West Virginia Wesleyan has to offer please fill out the form below. We also invite you to visit Wesleyan’s…


Meet Dr. Joel Thierstein, the 19th President of West Virginia Wesleyan College

About Academics

West Virginia Wesleyan offers 49 majors and 36 minors and graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, education, and nursing. Though its curriculum is strongly based in the…

Study Abroad

West Virginia Wesleyan has long recognized the value of offering students study abroad opportunities. Ready to Study the World? Through the variety of study abroad…


West Virginia Wesleyan College challenges its students to a life-long commitment to develop their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential and to set and uphold standards of excellence.