Bridgemont Community and Technical College actively participates in West Virginia’s Community & Technical College EDGE program.

Are you graduating from high school soon and ready to enroll in college?
Click here to go to Bridgemont's Admissions page.

What is the EDGE?

EDGE stands for Earn a Degree • Graduate Early and it allows students to take high school courses for community and technical college credit. 

Adults who are enrolled in West Virginia's career and technical centers may also earn college credit towards Bridgemont CTC's Associate in Applied Science in Studies degrees.

EDGE credits transfer into several Bridgemont Community & Technical College programs including all programs listed below. 

Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Business and Health Management—Administrative Professional Concentration
Business and Health Management—Health Care Supervision Concentration
Business and Health Management—Medical Office Concentration
Blasting Technology
Board of Governors Degree Completion Program
Business Technology—Accounting Concentration
Business Technology—Entrepreneurship Concentration
Culinary Arts
Civil Engineering Technology
Digital Design and Print Communications
Digital Design and Print Communications—Entrepreneurship Concentration
Digital Imaging Technology
Dental Hygiene
Diesel Technology
Computerized Drafting and Design Engineering Technology
Computer Maintenance and Networking
Cyber Security
Electrical Engineering Technology
General Studies
Highway Engineering Technology Technical Studies
Information Systems Security Technology
Information Technology
Medical Assistant
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Press Technology
Respiratory Therapy
Simulation, Gaming and Apps Development
Veterinary Technology
Welding Technology

Why go to a community & technical college? 

There are great careers available in only one or two years! The following are a few examples of high-skill and high wage jobs available through two-year programs:


Salary Ranges

Medical Secretaries

$24,065 to $35,476

Technical Support Specialists

$20,000 to $50,000+

Graphic Designers

$23,000 to $60,000

Computer Programmers

$19,520 to $50,000+

How do I enroll in EDGE? 
Talk with your high school counselor or teacher to confirm course participation in EDGE. Students enrolled in EDGE courses must pass the West Virginia State Department of Education end-of-course test with a 74% or higher.  You will also need to fill out the EDGE college enrollment form with your teacher and submit it for college credit when the course is completed.

You will receive your EDGE transcript at no cost from the WV Council for Community and Technical College Central Office. Students must enroll in a community college within two years after graduation from high school to take advantage of the EDGE credit. EDGE credits can be applied to a Certificate or an Associate Degree.

Or to request an EDGE transcript, please click here:

The EDGE Advantage:  
  • Jump starts your college education
  • Earns you "free" community college credits while in high school that apply toward a Certificate or Associate degree
  • Saves money on college tuition
  • Prepares you for success
  • Makes it possible for you to earn a Certificate or Associate degree in two years or less after high school!