Workforce Development

Workforce Development Training

William Paterson University of NJ's School of Continuing and Professional Education provides Workforce Development Training. Our innovative professional development opportunities incorporate the best practices necessary to make learning engaging and compelling. Whether your goal is to build strong leadership skills, increase your decision making effectiveness or develop your capacity for both strategic and tactical management, our classes can help improve your performance, your productivity and your results.

Looking for funding for training? Call us at 973-720-2732 for Workforce Investment Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grants. Unemployed individuals may qualify for funding for many of our continuing education certification courses through their local County Workforce Investment Opportunity Board. Tuition waivers cannot be used because these are non-credit courses. Students are admitted with completed contract or Intent to Sponsor letter for workforce. Call your county Workforce Career Center to speak with a counselor.

Open House

To find out more about our exciting professional certification coursesto prepare for careers in Healthcare, Technology, and Business, plan to attend our Open House soon.

When: Wednesdays

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for Healthcare programs

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. for Technology and Business Programs

Call: 973.720.2732 for directions and further information.

If we are experiencing inclement weather, please call 973-720-2732 any time after 9:00 a.m. to learn if the Open House will be running on schedule, delayed, or cancelled for the day.

Certification Courses

  • Medical Assistant
  • Online Health Information Management
  • Pharmacy Technician -NEW
  • Dialysis Technician - NEW
  • Dental Assistant - NEW
  • Microsoft Office Specialist 2013
  • QuickBooks™
  • Creative Cloud
  • CompTIA Networking Specialist - NEW
  • Java Specialist - NEW
  • Project Management
  • SHRM Essentials® of HR Management
  • Basic Civil Mediation
  • Certificate of Business Management
  • Six Sigma Professional
For more information call: 973-720-2732


Bergen County: 201-329-9600
Essex County: 973-680-5550
Hudson County: 201-858-3037
Monmouth County: 732-775-1566
Morris County: 800-870-3478 or 973-285-6880
Passaic County: 973-742-9226
Sussex County: 973-383-8033
Union County: 908-527-4894
Warren County: 908-859-0400
Middlesex County: 732-745-3920
(New Brunswick) Middlesex County: 732-826-3200



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