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Office of Workforce Education and Economic Development

Left to right: Safety Sciences interns on the work site, wind turbine at Yellow Creek State Park, courtesy of Ken Bisbee, and Eberly Business Group

IUP is actively involved in all areas of economic development, from the direct support of business and workforce needs to workplace safety and homeland security.

Quality schools, healthcare, and cultural environment are also essential components of economic development. Through its extensive work in these areas, IUP is a major contributor to the health and vitality of the regional economy.

Workforce Development

2011 High Priority Occupations in Pa.

2011 Pennsylvania high priority occupations by county (Excel file)

Jobs in Demand in Key Pa. Industry Clusters

View jobs that are in demand in Pennsylvania in seven key industry clusters (PDF).

Job Training Programs and Educational Opportunities

IUP works in partnership with CareerLink offices to offer job training and educational opportunities for qualifying individuals.

Workforce Data Resources for Academic Program Review

Occupational data for IUP faculty to use in the curriculum review process.

Occupational Employment, Job Openings Data and Educational Requirements, 2008–2018

View forecasted job openings and education/training requirements through 2018

Office of Workforce Education and Economic Development Brochure

Review projects and services available from the Office of Workforce Education and Economic Development (PDF)

Economic Development


Business assistance services from across the university, including business planning, training, government contracting, financial analysis, and marketing. Low-rent space and assistance is available for new, small businesses.

Collaboration with Business and Industry

IUP has a long history of collaboration with business and industry.


IUP has a long tradition of community outreach and regional partnerships.

Economic Data Resources

Links to sites with a wide range of national and regional economic data.

Energy and the Environment

IUP is embarking on the development of new capabilities, resources, and services for the energy industry.

  • Office of the Provost
  • Sutton Hall, Room 204
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4082
  • Fax: 724-357-2498
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.