Center for Workforce Development
The 21st century workforce environment demands new skills—and workers with those skills typically see opportunities, advancement, rewards, and more job satisfaction than their colleagues who are just "getting by."
The Community Education and Workforce Development Division of Columbus State is a great place to find education and training opportunities designed to meet your needs. Whether you want to change careers, advance in your existing career, or transition back into the workforce, we will help you reach your goals.
CLASSROOM AND OTHER PROGRAMMING
To keep pace with the increasing demands on our students time and the pressure to balance work life and home life, we offer a wide variety of convenient on-line courses. The course libraries we have chosen offer a wide variety of programming while delivering high quality and affordability. Many courses are instructor led or supported to insure the human touch.
Offering dozens of options in healthcare, accounting, information technology and green/renewable energy online training courses to provide you with the workforce skills necessary for many in-demand occupations. Gain the knowledge you need to get a new job, brush up on your current skills or take something just for fun.
You may take these affordable, fast and convenient online courses in the comfort of your home or office at times that are convenient for you. Courses begin monthly, run for six weeks and comprised of 12 lessons that are posted to the website weekly. The courses are entirely web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments. You may ask questions of your instructor and receive advice at any time during the course - all online!
Military Spouse MyCAA Program
Available to spouses of active duty service members in pay grades E1-E5, W01-CW2, and O1-O2.
Learn more about available online courses and find out how to qualify for up to $4,000 of education. Course and Certification Exam Provided for most courses.