Workforce Leadership


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Director: Dave Robertson
Advising Coordinator: Danielle.Jolie
Phone: 479-788-7784

Undergraduate Catalog

Degree Plans: 


 The Associate of Applied Science in Workforce Leadership is designed to provide individuals with the skills to be successful and to lead a work group or team toward success. Emphasis is placed on principles and tools of quality, computer information, management, development of interpersonal and team-performance communication skills, and world-class manufacturing techniques.
The Technical Certificate in Workforce Leadership builds on the first tier (certificate of proficiency) and includes courses in advanced team-building techniques, problem-solving skills, industrial safety and writing.
The Certificate of Proficiency in Workforce Leadership focuses on developing the knowledge and application of the tools and techniques associated with lean operations and on the core skills needed for successful leadership.

What can you do with a degree in Workforce Leadership?

  • Group coordinator
  • Front-line supervisor
  • Mid-level manager
  • Quality leader
  • Human resource generalist
  • Plant manager
  • General career growth
Program credit hours may also be applied to the Bachelor of Applied Science degree and Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership at UAFS.

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Why should you choose to major in Workforce Leadership?

  • Core skills needed for successful leadership
  • Smaller classes
  • Industry driven curriculum
  • Peer interaction
  • Convenient times
  • Faculty with business experience

 Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Graduates are employed with:

  • USA Truck
  • Gerber
  • Fort Smith Police Dept.


The College of Applied Science and Technology has received accreditation from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). ATMAE Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for applied technology programs and institutions nationwide.