This certificate focuses on workforce development issues. It enables students to become conversant with key theoretical concepts in the workforce development field and to identify, interpret and develop public policies that pertain to workforce development. The certificate emphasizes the role of politics in workforce development. Students completing this program will be able to identify and understand the role of various stakeholder groups involved in the workforce development process, and to communicate the role of training and education in workforce development. Students will be able to identify and interpret statistics and other data that relate to work and employment, and also will be able to identify and understand workforce development issues within regional, national and global contexts.
Program Delivery and Tuition Rate
This certificate program is delivered through online courses and is billed at the non-MBA rate.
Students may begin this 12-credit certificate in the fall, spring or summer terms. The required courses and suggested sequence are as follows:
|CAED 6010||Principles of Community & Economic Development||3|
|CAED 6070||Workforce Development Policy||3|
|LABR 6030||Sociology of Work: Human Resources||3|
|LABR 6015||Labor Policy in America||3|
*As of Fall 2022, LABR 6015 takes the place of ADLC 6040.