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The UMSL Advanced Workforce Center provides accessible educational opportunities for all by delivering diverse pathways to degree attainment to meet workforce demands. Through collaborative relationships with corporate partners, we are unmatched for closing the educational gap by meeting the workforce needs to increase the talent pool for the St. Louis region and beyond. 

Why Partner with the University of Missouri-St. Louis?

Partnering with the University of Missouri-St. Louis isn't just about accessing talent or resources; it's about amplifying your impact through a collaborative, future-focused approach.

Invest in Your People, Reap the Rewards

Equip your team with resources, tools and support to cultivate a more skilled, motivated and loyal workforce.

  • Fuel Growth: Equip your team with the skills and knowledge to take on higher-value roles, driving innovation and success.
  • Demonstrate Commitment: Show your dedication to employee development, fostering loyalty and engagement.
  • Unlock Potential: Provide the tools and support for career advancement, creating a more skilled and motivated workforce.
  • Achieve Goals Together: Invest in your people to achieve your business objectives.

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Fuel Innovation with Practical Expertise

Tap into renowned commitment to hands-on learning, where students gain the real-world skills you need.

  • Experiential Learning: Tap into UMSL's renowned commitment to hands-on learning, where students gain real-world skills aligned with your industry needs. Imagine co-developing projects, internships, or research opportunities that address your specific challenges and fuel innovation.
  • Strong Regional Ties: Leverage UMSL's deep connections to the St. Louis business community. We can help you connect with the right talent pool, access key decision-makers, and forge lasting partnerships within the region.
  • Tier-One Research: Collaborate with UMSL's renowned faculty and researchers to tackle complex challenges, develop cutting-edge solutions, and stay ahead of the curve.

Achieve More, Invest Less

Investing in employee development is a win-win for both employees and companies. When employees have access to learning opportunities, they are better equipped to take on new challenges, contribute to the company's success, and advance in their careers.

  • Cost-Effective Partnership: UMSL offers competitive rates and flexible partnership models, making it an affordable way to access top talent, expertise, and resources.
  • Diverse Student Body: Partner with a vibrant and diverse student population, enriching your talent pipeline with a broad range of perspectives and experiences.



Skills Lab at the AWC

Upgrade your employee's skills through hands-on courses at the Skills Lab at the Advanced Workforce Center. Whether you are interested in developing new skills or just want to expand knowledge in a certain area, the Skills Lab has a variety of courses for students at all levels.

Learn more about the courses we offer and enroll today!

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