West Virginia University Extension Service

West Virginia University Extension Service experts are located in every county in West Virginia, ready to offer research-based knowledge, tips and education to improve our communities.


WVU Extension programs bring results.

WVU Extension positively impacts the lives of West Virginia residents in all 55 counties.

It starts here at West Virginia University and the WVU Extension Service is proud of the many achievements of our faculty, staff, programs, and facilities and our role in improving the lives of citizens across the state and country. Browse recent annual reports to learn how the WVU Extension Service impacts the state’s 55 counties.

WVU Extension connects people to information and knowledge that enables them to change lives and improve their communities.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development (Specialty)
  • Economic Forecast
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Watershed Planning

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship (Specialty)
  • Employee Development (Specialty)
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Industry (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Policies and Templates
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement (Specialty)
  • Student Research Projects (Specialty)
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)

Legal Services

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Labor Relations (Specialty)

Libraries and Research

  • Demographic/Census Data (Specialty)
  • Industry Data

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Health and Safety Training (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Student Marketing Projects

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Industry Specific
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Entrepreneurship Services
  • Strategic Planning

Operations and Logistics

  • Health and Safety Training (Specialty)

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Feasibility Studies (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business


  • Health and Safety Training (Specialty)
  • Health Care Training
  • Trade Education and Training (Specialty)

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Co Working
  • Incubator

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals (Specialty)
  • Pitch Events (Specialty)
Contact Information
Tony Michael
707 Knapp Hall
29 Beechurst Ave
Morgantown, WV 26506-6031