Non-Traditional Degrees

Workforce Readiness Skills

Skillset • 9 Credit Hours

This skill set includes training so students will gain the skills and training required to be successful in the workplace.

Providing skills and training required to be successful in the workplace.

Students will gain the skills and training required to be successful in the workplace. Upon completion the student will:

  • build a solid career foundation
  • improve resume and interviewing skills
  • develop teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • practice time and project management
  • learn basic computer skills

Students will also be evaluated in the following areas in order to successfully complete the skill set certificate:

  • Communication – use of oral and written skills to clearly communicate thoughts and ideas
  • Effort – demonstration of strong work ethic and preparedness for assignments
  • Quality of Work – applicable to classroom work and academic performance
  • Attendance – ability to manage oneself
  • Time Management – punctuality, preparedness, handing in assignments on time
  • Professionalism – image demonstrated by student in terms of behavior, appearance and attitude

Credential Earned: Individuals who complete the above courses with a grade of “B” or better will receive a Skill Set Certificate of Successful Completion in Workforce Readiness.


Order Clerks, Tellers, etc. or Continuing Education for promotion.

2019 Median Pay
$30,000 per year

Number of Jobs
102,100 in 2018

Job Outlook
2018-2028 average

Much faster than average employment.

For the most current salary information, please refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics “Occupational Outlook Handbook” found online at

Admission Requirements

The college adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission. Applicants with neither a high school diploma nor GED may be admitted on a conditional basis.

Courses Required:

  • BUS 105- Career Preparation
  • COM 125- Interpersonal Communication
  • IT 101- Fundamentals of Computers
Want to learn more about this program?
Interested in learning more about the MCTC program? Send us a message and talk to our program coordinator.
Dr. Kristy Wood
Applied Science Technology Chair

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