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Use these Career Research Tools if you need help deciding on a career path
grduation walkVA Wizard Career Assessments: Research your career aptitude
Career Finder Services: Learn about program career potential, including salary and regional job openings.
College Central Network: Search jobs, post resumes and more.
Credits2Careers: Military and Veteran students use this site to research a program path at SWCC that leverages your military experience.
Call or visit the Career Center: Talk with us if you need some guidance about your career choices and program options. Visit Tazewell Hall, T-109 or call 276.964.7262.


Associate of Arts & Sciences (College Transfer Programs)

Associate of Applied Science (Technical Programs)

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Career Studies Certificates

Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) of use in planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Our profile is available here at the SCHEV profile page for Southwest Virginia Community College.

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Southwest Virginia Community College must reserve the right to make any necessary but previously unannounced revisions, additions, or deletions in services, program offerings, program requirements, course content, scheduled course offerings, instructors, meeting times, and dates and locations as may be required without notice. Online catalog content supersedes the hard copy catalog of the same academic year(s).

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Southwest Virginia Community College provides its website, catalog, handbooks, and any other printed materials or electronic media for your general guidance. The college does not guarantee that the information contained within them, including, but not VCCSlimited to, the contents of any page that resides under the DNS registration of SWCC [] is up-to-date, complete and accurate, and individuals assume any risks associated with relying upon such information without checking other credible sources, such as a student’s academic advisor. In addition, a student’s or prospective student’s reliance upon information contained within these sources, or individual program catalogs or handbooks, when making academic decisions does not constitute, and should not be construed as, a contract with the college. Further, the college reserves the right to make changes to any provision or requirement within these sources, as well as changes to any curriculum or program, whether during a student’s enrollment or otherwise.

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Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

Veterans: This institution is approved to offer Gl Bill® educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency.
The Virginia State Approving Agency (SAA), is the approving  authority of education and training programs for Virginia. Our office investigates complaints of Gl Bill beneficiaries. While most complaints should initially follow the school grievance policy, if the situation cannot be resolved at the school, the beneficiary should contact our office via email

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SWCC is an open entry institution. The following pathways exist: Administration of Justice & Human Services, Business, Education, Engineering & Technology, General Studies – Transfer, Industry & Manufacturing, Science & Health Technologies.

The college is subject to Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Equal Pay Act; the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Federal Executive Order 11246; Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA); Virginia’s State Executive Order Number Two; and all other applicable rules and regulations.

Information about campus, workplace violence prevention, and Title IX ( is available online.

Individuals with questions or concerns about any of these regulations or related issues should contact:
SWCC Campus Police
Office: 276.964.7221
Emergency: 276.964.4357 or 4357 ("HELP") from any campus phone
Dickenson Hall


Dyan Lester
Dean of Student Success and Title IX Coordinator
Dellinger Hall, DE-225.

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