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Workforce Development atColumbus State

Since 1963, Columbus State has been a leader in developing high-quality, affordable education and training that individuals need to launch and grow their careers. As the go-to partner for workforce solutions, we work with businesses to understand their talent needs, and use that knowledge to design a wide range of programs for individual job-seekers and employers alike.

Whether you're a working adult looking for your next career move, or a business looking to develop your employees, Columbus State is the smart choice. Join us as we work to increase our region’s prosperity through the empowerment that education brings.

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Accelerated Programs for Career Builders

Columbus State offers flexible, affordable options to start, change, or grow your career at a pace that works for you. We meet you where you are with individualized coaching and training for in-demand jobs.

Start a New Career

Start A New Career

Find short-term programs to prepare for a well-paid entry-level job.

Advance Your Career

Advance Your Career

Stay competitive in today’s job market by enhancing your skills.

Find Funding

Fund Your Education

Discover grants, employer reimbursement, and other ways to pay for continuing education.

Employers: Grow & Train Your Workforce

Columbus State partners with regional businesses large and small to help them meet their most pressing talent needs.

Grow Your Talent Pool

Build Your Talent Pipeline

Work with Columbus State to educate and train employees with the skills you need to power your business.

Partner with us

Partner with CState

Explore opportunities to mentor students, sponsor scholarships, attend events, and more.

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Upskill Your Workforce

Learn more about Columbus State's noncredit training programs to upskill employees.


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