Workforce Preparation & Training

Grays Harbor College offers credit workforce education and training for residents of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties. With open admissions and low tuition policies, GHC provides an excellent opportunity for community members to prepare for new careers, upgrade work skills, and/or further individual interests.

Such training can range from short-term introductory courses in a workforce education discipline to a technical degree program. 

Grays Harbor College’s AAS and AT degrees are not designed for transfer to other colleges or universities.  Our degrees and certificates are designed for students whose primary goal is to enter the job market after completion.*

For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please view our Certificate of Completion Gainful Employment Program Disclosures
To learn more about our workforce degree and certificate program offerings, please read the program information packets listed below, then call (360) 538-4011, or toll-free (800) 562-4830, ext. 4011.
* The Associate in Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) Degree is for students interested in professional-technical programs with the intention of transferring to a 4-year college or university (all credit transferability is not guaranteed).

Program Information

Accounting Programs

Accounting (AAS, CC), Bookkeeping (CA)

Automotive Technology Programs 

Automotive Technology (AT, CC), Automotive Technology Levels 1-6 (CA) 

Business Management Programs 

Business Management (AAS, CC), Small Business/Entrepreneurship (CC), Basic Small Business Skills (CA) 

Business Technology Programs

Business Technology (AAS, CC), Formatting/Publishing Business Documents (CA), Microcomputer Applications (CA), Microsoft Office Applications (CA), Office Professional Certification (CA), Software Applications (CA) 

Carpentry Technology Programs

Carpentry Technology (AT, CC, CA)

Commercial Food Prep & Service | (CC, CA)

Commercial Transportation and Maintenance (CDL) (CC)

Commercial Transportation & Maintenance (CDL) CC
Commercial Transportation & Maintenance (CDL) CA

Criminal Justice Programs

Criminal Justice (AAS, CC) 

Diesel Technology Programs

Diesel Technology (AT), Diesel Technology Fundamentals (CC), Advanced Diesel Technology (CC), Diesel Technology Levels 1-5 (CA) 

Early Childhood Education Programs

Early Childhood Education (CA)

Human Services Programs

Human Services (AAS-T, AAS, CC), Chemical Dependency (CC), Introduction to Human Services (CA)

Medical Office Administrative Support

Medical Office Administrative Support (CC), Medical Coding (CA)

Natural Resources Programs

Forestry Technician (AAS, CC)

Nursing Program

Practical Nursing (CC), Registered Nursing (AAS-T), LPN to RN Completion (AAS), Nursing Assistant Training (CA) 

Occupational Entrepreneurship

Occupational Entrepreneurship (AAS)

Office Technology Programs | Please see: "Business Technology"

Welding Technology Programs

Welding Technology-Pipe Welding (AT), Welding Technology-Structural Welding (AT), Related Welding (CC), Welding Technology (CC), All Position Pipe Welding (CA), Industrial Welding (CA), Open Root Pipe Welding (CA), Pipe Welding Basics (CA), Welding Basics Level 1 (CA), Welding Basics Level 2 (CA)