New programs to be offered at New River CTC starting in August

[BEAVER, W.Va.] Barbering and cyber security are two new programs set to launch this fall at New River Community and Technical College, and registration is underway for classes starting August 19.

Both a certificate of applied science and an advanced skill set certificate in barbering will be offered at the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg, adding to the college’s offerings in cosmetology, massage therapy, esthetics and nail technician. The programs prepare students to cut, dress, groom, style and shave men’s and boys’ hair and exceeds the number of clock hours required by the West Virginia State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. For more information about the barbering program, contact Lisa Carter at or 304-793-3005.

The certificate program in cyber security will be available at all New River CTC locations. The program is designed to prepare students to work in entry-level cyber security jobs and explores networking, security, cyber operations and ethical hacking. For more information about the cyber security program, contact Tricia Hoover at or 304-929-6702.

For information on admissions and other programs offered at New River CTC, visit, email or call 866-349-3739.

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).