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Commonwealth University Workforce Development

Join us online or on-site at one of our Commonwealth University campuses in the northeastern region of Pennsylvania.

Our mission is to get you trained for the 21st-century job market. Best of all, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire professional-level positions for several in-demand occupations in the field. Compete better the minute you complete your training.

Reserve your seat!

Visit our storefront to reserve your seat for one of our upcoming trainings.

Workforce Development Storefront

Questions? Contact us at 570-484-3128 or

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Commonwealth University recognizes that college-level learning and skills acquired outside the traditional classroom occur in many places. In addition to traditional transfer credit for courses completed at another institution, Commonwealth University offers the opportunity to earn credit for your prior work, training, and life knowledge and apply it toward your associate's or bachelor’s degree.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Workforce and Economic Development Network (WEDnet)

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has created the opportunity for employers to train new and existing employees through the WEDnetPA program. Training is available to qualified in-state businesses and out-of-state companies relocating to the economic-friendly business climate of Pennsylvania — with funding accessed through WEDnetPA and made available by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). -- from

Workforce and Economic Development Network (WEDnet)


You can register for our programs online by following the program links. If you need have questions or need assistance, please call 570-484-3128 or email

Financial Aid is available through the SallieMae Smart Option Student Loan program.  Visit the SallieMae website and search for Commonwealth University of PA Workforce Development. Our school ID is 003315-97.

We do not offer payment plans directly through Commonwealth University.  However, some of our vendors offer payment plans that you might be able to utilize.  

Please contact your local PA CareerLink to inquire about WIOA, TAA or OVR funding availability for workforce development training programs.

Commonwealth University is an approved provider for Act 48 hours. We are currently offering online courses through our training and education partnerships. Pre-approved Act 48 courses can be found under the Ed2Go category of Teacher Professional Development.

In order to receive Act 48 hours for any a non-credit course or to check if your course qualifies for Act 48, please contact before registering.

Payments for Commonwealth University's Workforce Development courses can be made through our Workforce Development Marketplace.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 570-484-3128 or

Please note: If you are being sponsored by an outside entity (CareerLink, Employer, OVR, etc.), you will not use this form.  Please call for next steps.

Steps to make a payment

  • Step 1: Enter the Workforce Development Marketplace
  • Step 2: Under Products click on Training Session
  • Step 3: Enter the Workforce Development Training Program information
    • Training Payment: Ex. $2599
    • Enter the Quantity: Ex. 1
    • Click Add to Cart
  • STEP 4: Enter the following pieces of information:
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Email
    • Program Enrollment
    • Phone Number
    • Click Continue
  • Step 5: Verify the Items in your Cart
    • Click Checkout
  • Step 6: At this step, you can choose to create an account or continue as a guest to make your payment.
    • Login with your Username and Password
    • Or Click Register Now to set up an account
    • Or Checkout as Guest using your email
    • Click Continue
  • Step 7: Choose your Payment Method
    • Enter your Credit Card information
    • Enter your Billing Address
    • Click Continue
  • Step 8: Verify information and Submit payment to complete registration
  • 100% refund up to 3 days prior to start date
  • 50% refund within 3 days of the start date
  • 0% refund after class start date

Commonwealth University’s Test Centers provide national, graduate, professional certification and distance education examinations to students and community members in a professional, secure and accessible environment. We adhere to NCTA’s Professional Standards & Guidelines for college test centers and the CAS Standards in Higher Education

Join us online or on-site at one of our Commonwealth University campuses.


Commonwealth University's Training and Education Partnerships offers a variety of certificate programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional-level positions and industry-recognized certifications for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective face-to-face and web-based learning programs. Instructors/course mentors are actively involved in your learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Our training/education partnerships and associated training opportunities include:

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Meet the Team

Bloomsburg University Employee

Hope Lineman

  • Strategic Advisor to the Chancellor on Workforce Innovation, PASSHE & Executive Director Workforce Development, Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg University Employee

Angelic Hardy

  • Director of Workforce Development (WEDnetPA Partner)