The Office of Workforce Development on the campus of Missouri State University – West Plains offers a workforce approach and curriculum which is driven by the needs of local industry. The approach is flexible to meet the needs of adult students and regional companies and students experience work, project-based, and classroom learning. It is an ideal situation both for employers who can hire trained graduates to meet specific workforce needs and our students, whose employment is in high demand.

Our Mission and Vision

Our Mission
To develop the skills and abilities in today’s advanced technologies needed by our region’s residents, industrial partners, communities, and nation.

Our Vision
To provide a collaborative environment for industry, workforce, civic, and educational partners to find real solutions, stimulate innovation, and create opportunities for economic, community, and personal growth.