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West Virginia

Online Degree Programs

Students residing in West Virginia are eligible to enroll in all UMKC online degree programs.


· Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research


· Professional Master of Business Administration


· Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Criminology


· Bachelor of Dental Hygiene Degree Completion


· Master of Dental Hygiene Education


· Ed.S. in Language & Literacy


· RN to BSN in Nursing


· Doctor of Philosophy (PhD—Nursing)


Certain stipulations exist for certain online programs in the School of Nursing & Health Studies. Please contact the program contact if you are interested in enrolling in one of the following online programs:


· Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

· Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


· Doctor of Nursing Practice (APRN MSN-DNP)


· Post-MSN Certificate



Consumer Protection Information

Students enrolled in UMKC distance education courses who have a complaint about a course or experience should follow the UMKC Student Complaint Policy. Allegations of criminal offenses or alleged violations of a State’s general-purpose laws may be made directly to the relevant State agencies.

If a student living in a state that is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) is not satisfied with the outcome of the institutional process for handling complaints, the complaint (except for complaints about grades or student conduct violations) may be appealed, within two years of the incident, to the Missouri SARA Portal Entity: the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development. Please review the NC-SARA Complaint Process.

Missouri NC-SARA Portal Agency Contact:

Leroy Wade
Assistant Commissioner
Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 1469
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469


Licensure and Certification Disclosures

The Department of Education’s Federal Regulations 34 CFR 668.43 (a)(5)(v) mandate that each institution inform students of whether their program curriculum, both distance education programs and face-to-face programs, meets the state requirements for each program that leads to licensure or certification.

Licensing Board Contact Information

If you live outside Missouri and are considering enrolling in an online program that leads to a professional license or certification, we highly recommended that you contact the appropriate state licensing agency in your state or the state where you intend to work to seek the most up-to-date information about state licensure requirements before beginning the program. The University of Missouri-Kansas City makes every effort to ensure licensure information is current; however, licensure regulations are frequently revised.

For licensing board contact information, licensure requirements and program approval status in the state of West Virginia, please see below.

WV Board Examiners in Counseling

815 Quarrier Street, Suite 212

Charleston, WV 25301

(304) 558-5494


West Virginia RN Board

90 MacCorkle Ave, SW, Suite 203

South Charleston, WV 25303

(304) 744-0900


WV Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Charleston, WV 25339

(304) 558-3040


WV Board of Social Work

1124 Smith Street, Suite B 200

Charleston, WV 25301

(304) 400-4980


West Virginia Department of Education

1900 Kanawha Blvd, Suite 700

West Charleston, WV 2503

(304) 558-7010