The Workforce Development & Continuing Studies Center at Kent State Trumbull

The Workforce Development and Continuing Studies Center is your local resource for lifelong learning, professional development, workforce development, customized training, business consulting, assessment services, online training classes, professional certifications and other special programs. Each year we serve more than 3,500 individuals and over 50 organizations through high-quality training led by real-world experienced trainers and credentialed professionals.

Enhancing Employee and Organizational Performance

  • Customized training for business and industry
  • Consulting services for organizational development
  • Continuing education/skills upgrade classes
  • Professional licensure and certification
  • Online training classes
  • Job profiling and assessment services
  • Training grants to eligible employers
  • Convenient location and class schedules
  • Highly experienced and credentialed instructors
  • State-of-the-art equipment and technology
  • Wide variety of training topics
  • Facilities for meetings


  • Certification programs
  • Computer training (software, programming/networking, internet)
  • Real estate (pre- and post-licensure)
  • Police Academy and correction officer training
  • Supervisory/Leadership training
  • Quality systems (ASQ, ISO/TS, Lean/SIX Sigma)
  • Industrial courses (mechanical, electrical maintenance, PLCs, CNC, etc.)
  • Online training programs (short courses and career programs)
  • Small Business Operations & Business Administration
  • Healthcare programs (pharmacy technician, medical coding and more)
  • Grant writing and non-profit management
  • Employee development (basic skills, communication, team building, customer service)
  • Access to all Kent State Trumbull college courses are available on a non-credit basis
  • Variety of workshops and conferences, serving numerous trades and interests


  • Fully integrated shop floor dedicated to training skilled trades using high-tech automated manufacturing equipment with supporting labs and equipment
    • Fluid power
    • Rapid prototyping programmable logic controllers
    • Materials testing
    • Microprocessors
    • Electronics lab
    • Machine shop/CNC
    • Robotics and more
  • Classrooms and conference rooms with audio visual and digital capabilities state of the art delivery


Lisa Goetsch, Director

Kent State University Trumbull Campus
Workforce Development and Continuing Studies (offices located in the Technology Building)
4314 Mahoning Ave., N.W.
Warren, Ohio 44483
Phone: 330-675-8809
Fax: 330-675-7650

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