The online Workforce Leadership & Development undergraduate degree at Appalachian

Lead in your workplace and take your career to the next level with the Career and Technical Education online degree, with a concentration in Workforce Leadership and Development.

The curriculum links business, finance, information technology, education, work, curriculum, and training to improve competitiveness within the workforce.

This flexible, transfer-friendly program accepts a variety of previous coursework, including associate of applied science degrees. The program is designed to work with all industries and capitalize on your goals and content experience and provide the necessary workforce leadership and career skills needed to lead, educate and improve your profession.

Immerse yourself in areas such as corporate training, business management development, information technology, finance, organizational development, consultation and total quality management. This program will prepare you to apply integrated training, organizational development and career planning and counseling skills to the design, management and evaluation of programs to improve individual productivity, employability and organizational effectiveness.

As a graduate, you will be able to progress in your current employment, begin an entrepreneurial venture or explore new career pathways.

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  • Entrepreneur
  • Career facilitator/manager/specialist
  • Career counselor
  • Corporate trainer
  • Workforce education director

Degree details

Program information

  • 13-15 hours per semester, on average, year-round
  • Completion time: Four semesters of classes
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  • Up to 24 hours of elective credit (including military credit) may be transferable to this program

Admission Requirements

The following are criteria required for entry. After admission, you may need additional transfer hours. The hours delivered by Appalachian and your transfer hours must equal 120 hours by the end of the program.

Visit our transfer equivalency course search to see how your previous coursework transfers to Appalachian.

Program Requirements

Before you graduate, you must also have met Appalachian’s General Education requirements.

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