The discipline of vocational education and workforce development involves a study of theories, methods, and systems developing students who are willing to involve or are already involved in related fields. It is a practical study that effectively develops, manages, and utilizes the potential capability of humans.
The major courses are the following: Introduction to Vocational Education and Workforce Development (WFD), Program Development in Vocational Education and WFD, E-learning in Vocational Education and WFD, Materials in Vocational Subject Education, Teaching and Learning Methods in Vocational Education and WFD, Administration and Policy for Vocational Education and Human Resource Development (HRD), Evaluation of Vocational Education and HRD, Vocational and Career Guidance, Introduction to Adolescent Education, Instructional Media Development, and many others. After completion of the undergraduate program in Vocational Education and WFD, there are various career opportunities such as educational administration, human resource management, trainers, teachers, professors, researchers, and agents in areas such as the government, corporations, secondary schools, colleges, universities, communities, research institutes, and NGOs.
The graduate program in vocational education and workforce development will train students to meet the socio-economical demands of vocational education and workforce development, a rapidly growing field, and to cultivate the next generation of knowledge. The graduate program offers master’s and doctoral degrees and this is operated as individual department in the name of the Department of Agricultural and Vocational Education which is separate from the undergrate program, the Department of Plant Science.