Mississippi State University


The Master of Science in Workforce Education Leadership (WEL) is a distance education program designed to prepare professionals for employment in workforce education in postsecondary educational institutions and social services entities, advancing the knowledge base of workforce preparation, workforce development education, and professional development. The program is offered online through the Center for Distance Education.

To be eligible for admission to the program, the applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, meet the basic requirements specified for graduate students at Mississippi State University, demonstrate interest in the mission of community college and/or workforce issues, and demonstrate academic proficiency based on the following indicators: (a) grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale on the last half of the bachelor's degree, (b) three letters of reference, and (c) purpose statement.