Apr 27, 2018  
Graduate Record 2011-2012 
Graduate Record 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Certificate Program in Workforce Development

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The Workforce Development Certificate is a 9-credit professional graduate certificate designed for those individuals working as: college administrators with responsibility for workforce/economic development activities; educators and trainers in universities and colleges; secondary school educators and career counselors; human resources professionals; workforce, community and economic development practitioners; private sector trainers; proprietary school personnel; and those interested in pursuing careers in workforce development. The Workforce Development Certificate prepares workforce development professionals by: exploring the competencies needed by a successful workforce development professional and providing opportunities to hone these abilities; assessing strengths and weaknesses and developing an action plan for skill enhancement where necessary; providing a framework for the application of competencies in current work settings and job responsibilities. The courses are presented via classroom setting, web-based instruction, self-directed learning methods and practicum experience in the workplace. A bachelor’s degree is required. Contact the academic program director for specific information regarding admission, transfer credit, and certificate completion requirements.  Students must successfully complete the three sequential courses to earn the certificate.

Prerequisite Course

 NCED 103 - Introduction to Workforce Development Professional Competencies

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