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Workforce Development and Education (WDE)

Preparing educators for the future in schools, the workplace, and organizations.

The Workforce Development and Education section offers academic programs and courses to prepare professionals in human resource development and adult learning, career and technical education, business education and family and consumer sciences education.

We conduct cutting edge research on the connections between work and learning, and publish the results to transform professional practice and organizational behavior.

WDE is committed to quality instruction, accessibility to our programs, research, and international engagement through research and service.

Degree Programs

Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs


Chris Zirkle, PhD
Associate Professor

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