Training and applied education programs that prepare our workforce

There are many specialized education programs offered in and around Broken Arrow that are designed to prepare our workforce for technical, engineering, and manufacturing jobs in the area.

Corporate-sponsored training

Companies can find specialized training for their current employees via tailor-made workforce development solutions at Tulsa Community College, Workforce Tulsa, and at Oklahoma CareerTech.

Continuing education programs

Goodwill Industries of Tulsa offers a wide range of programs ranging from IT and computer skills, to hospitality and heavy equipment operation.

Supply chain management

Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow offers a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Technology in Supply Chain Management. Students from this program are ready to support companies in manufacturing and distribution equipment. 

Product innovation

Through a partnership with the State of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University’s New Product Development Center (NPDC) pairs Oklahoma’s small manufacturers with OSU faculty, staff, and students to help commercialize the new product concepts. Services may include developing new products, updating or improving a current product, integrating new technology, or broadening market share with new product features. 

Manufacturing technology

Tulsa Community College’s School of Engineering, Aviation, and Public Service offers an Engineering Technology Manufacturing Production Technician Certificate and an Associates in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.  The College also pioneered the innovative Tulsa Achieves program which provides full tuition and fees to every Tulsa County high school graduate achieving a 2.0 or higher GPA, ensuring many of Broken Arrow’s youngest members of the workforce have an opportunity for post-secondary education.

Oklahoma CareerTech

Part of Oklahoma’s CareerTech network, Tulsa Tech serves high school and adult learners with specialized career training. Located in Broken Arrow, Tulsa Tech’s Manufacturing Center for Applied Research offers essential manufacturing training in a unique 11,000-square-foot facility. 

CareerTech training programs include:
  • CNC Machining
  • NIMS-certified setup and operations
  • Setup reduction
  • Onsite CNC consulting
  • Shop math
  • Blueprint reading
  • CNC programming
  • GD&T
  • ISO/AS9100
  • Internal auditor
  • Gap analysis
  • Pre-audits 


Broken Arrow has two public school systems each providing students learning opportunities in an array of industries.  On the job training and career exploration are vital to creating a strong workforce.
Career Connects at Union PS
Project Pathways at Broken Arrow Public Schools