J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College has a lengthy history focused on preparing students for the workforce to maintain economic growth in its region. The center for distance learning hosts the online offerings for the school. Step-by-step guides and helps get the student on the right track for success. Fully online programs include associate’s degrees in business administration, early childhood development, general studies, liberal arts, social sciences and health information management. The school also has online associate’s degree programs with additional requirements (internship or external laboratory work) in information systems technology, management small business management, medical laboratory technology, opticianry and respiratory therapy. A full menu of support services are available for the online student including academic assistance, access to bookstore and library and testing service, in addition to technical and accessibility support.