Organizations need employees at all levels to become change agents who can anticipate, adapt and effectively respond to changes in their work landscape. This includes the areas of planning training, emergency disaster preparedness, safety and security preparedness and rapidly changing demographics.
The Masters in Education, Workforce Development Advocacy Option (WDA), propels employees into the future by preparing them to become effective critical thinkers, problem solvers and organizational influencers. This program has been developed in response to today’s evolving work environment and diverse society.
Our program seeks to:
This program is ideal for professionals who are looking to obtain an advanced degree in workforce advocacy, including graduates from vocational education degrees and those actively engaged in the changing structures of employment fields. As the workforce changes, graduates of this program will be able to accurately prepare their organizations and colleagues to remain successful in their industry. Professionals in human resources, management, computer technology, training, administrative and vocational employment are ideally suitable for this program. Those who are always looking toward future trends are strong candidates to study workforce development. Individuals considering continuing education or increasing their career knowledge are also encouraged to apply.
This intense weekend-based graduate program is created for working professionals. Courses are offered Friday evenings and Saturdays. While being sensitive to students’ work and life balance, the program is designed to allow coursework completion within two years. The program consists of four semesters comprised of three courses each, with the exception of the final semester that is allocated to completion of the master’s project.
To become eligible for registration, formal application should be made to the College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State. Applicants must demonstrate successful completion of a bachelor’s degree as well as complete the graduate applications.
Admission as a classified graduate student requires:
Applicants who fall short of these admission requirements may be granted “conditional classified graduate status” if they are able to remove deficiencies through additional preparation prior to starting the program. Any deficiencies will be noted on a written response to the student’s application.
All applicants must file the following:
Mail completed application packets to:
EDS 103: Assessment and Instruction in Vocational/ Technical/Adult/Applied Academics Education
Applicants must demonstrate writing proficiency by completing the Writing Proficiency Exam, if not already completed.
Financial aid is available for this program. Prospective students can apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
For more information or to apply, contact us at (916) 278-4711 or firstname.lastname@example.org.