Workforce Development Plans

Workforce Development Plans

UA plays a critical role in the development and implementation of workforce development initiatives resulting in comprehensive plans and strategies to address the need for a highly-qualified labor force for key Alaska industries. 
Career & technical Education

Career & Technical Education

UA is the most comprehensive provider of career and technical education training in Alaska. With more than 200 programs in workforce development, students have opportunities to earn certificates, endorsements and degrees in two years or less.

Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities can provide resources to further workforce development in Alaska. The Technical Vocational Education Program provides grants to high-demand career and technical education entities for industry-specific, on-the-job and classroom training.

Employment Connections

Find resources for University Career Services, State and Federal job postings, Alaska Job Centers, job fairs, veteran services and more.

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Get Involved

Are you wondering how you can partner with the University of Alaska to help us train tomorrow's workforce today? Discover ways you can get involved. You can partner with UA on a particular program or area of interest.

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Contact us

Find out more about particular programs, training opportunities and ways to partner with UA for workforce training by contacting Workforce Development.

News Releases



UA Workforce Development has a blog. Click here to learn about funding opportunities, see what is new in workforce development around the state and receive information on federal initiatives. To receive regular updates, provide your email address on the left column of the blog.