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​Welcome to the Office of Economic & Workforce Development

The Office of Economic & Workforce Development at Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC) is dedicated to bridging the gap between market needs and workforce abilities. The college specializes in preparing students for the workplace with job and technical skills they need for employability, job retention and career enhancement.

As a premier educational institution, Los Angeles Harbor College must produce a workforce that attracts new business to the region and supports the growth of existing business and emerging industries. LAHC has made a strategic focus on serving high skill, high wage industries through the development of career pathways. These high skilled, high wage pathways ensure that our graduates have immediate employment opportunities that lead to long-term career advancement.

Our 2020-2022 career pathway initiatives include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing

  • Business Administration

  • Computer Technology (CISCO)

  • Engineering Technology

  • Information Technology (including cybersecurity)

  • Global Trade

  • Health Sciences

  • Hospitality/Retail Management

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Science Technology Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M)

The award-winning LAHC Office of Workforce & Economic Development is dedicated to working with public and private funding in order to consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training and literacy, throughout our community by developing programs for students and business industry professionals that will further their education and advance their careers.