Workforce Development

Southwestern College partners with employers, economic development agencies, community-based organizations, and a variety of educational partners to build a talent pipeline to meet the needs of business and industry. The college’s primary role is to provide a full spectrum of career education opportunities that provide graduates with economic and social mobility and the skills and abilities to globally compete for living wage careers.

For Businesses & Community

Southwestern College is making partnerships with businesses and the community work!  From providing facilities, to childcare, to engaging organizations in Work-Based Learning, internships and jobs for students, we are putting the “Community” back in Community College.

For Faculty

Career Education faculty at Southwestern College have access to resources, data, and important information that will assist them in ensuring their Career Education programs produce a workforce that drives our current local economy.

Funding & Data Facts

For Students

With over 80 Career Education programs, students at Southwestern College have almost 250 different degrees and certificates to choose from that prepare them to compete globally for well-paying careers.