Equine Associates Degrees

Students in WVU-P Courtyard. Meredith Manor students have the option to pursue equine degrees through WVU-P.

Although Meredith Manor programs are certification based, Meredith Manor students have the option of pursuing an Associates Degree with an equine emphasis through West Virginia University at Parkersburg. WVU-P, in conjunction with Meredith Manor, offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Technical Studies with emphasis in Equestrian Studies or Equine Management. These degrees are only available to current students or graduates of Meredith Manor.

Equestrian Studies Emphasis requirements:

  • Successful completion of Riding Master III program at Meredith Manor
  • Successful completion of 21 hours of General Education Requirements to be taken at WVU-P

Equine Management Emphasis requirements:

  • Successful completion of Equine Science Master program at Meredith Manor
  • Successful completion of 21 hours of General Education Requirements to be taken at WVU-P
West Virginia University at Parkersburg Courses
(List ALL courses to be delivered by college)
21 credit hours needed
Credit Hours Per Course

Component I
Communication Skills (6 Credit Hours):
ENG 107 Technical Writing
ENG 101 Composition 1
GBUS 202 Business Communications
COMM 111 Fundamentals of Speech
COMM 112 Small Group Communication
COMM 202 Interpersonal Communication

3 credit hours each
(Must complete 6 credit hours of Communication Skills)

Quantitative Skills/Laboratory Science Experience - At least one college-level course must be in mathematics (3 Credit Hours):
MATH 125 Technical Math
MATH 120 Quantitative Literacy
MATH 126 College Algebra
MATH211 Statistics
GBUS 117 Business Mathematics

3 credit hours
(Must complete 3 credit hours of Quantitative Skills/Laboratory Science Experience)
General Education Elective (6 Credit Hours)
Courses can be chosen from Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy or Communications

Each = 3 credit hours
(Must complete 6 credit hours of General Electives)
Component II Ė (6 Credit Hours)
CS 101 Introduction to PC Applications (Math Pre-Requisite or Co-Requisite with Math Course)
ENT 200 Entrepreneurship 1
Mgmt 220 Principles of Management
Mktg 230 Principles of Marketing

CS 101 = 4 credit hours
Each = 3 credit hours
(Must complete 6 credit hours of Component II)

Most General Education courses listed above will be available online through WVU-P. Students may transfer approved college credit from other higher education institutions, however, at least 15 credit hours must be taken through West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Meredith Manor and West Virginia University at Parkersburg hope to offer AAS graduates the option of moving into the Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree program in the near future. For more information on either degree program, please contact:

Tess Martin
Admissions Counselor
304-424-8328
Tess.martin@wvup.edu

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed our programs and other important information, please view our program disclosures.


I got students really quickly once they found out I was a Meredith Manor certified instructor. The student count went up almost before I was ready. I didnít realize what a difference it would make.
Julie Huffman Griffin: 2003 Riding Master IV Graduate