Salt Lake City

Department of Economic Development

Phone: (801) 535-7200 | Email:

Workforce, Training and Education Partners

Innovative Education and Training Programs

Salt Lake City’s eyes are focused on the future with innovative programs and initiatives that support training and education for target industries: information technology and gaming, outdoor products,  life sciences, healthcare, finance, logistics, manufacturing, and distribution.

Together with area partners, we are responding and providing the technology and training for a skilled workforce. Programs include:

A Reputation for an Educated Workforce

Utah higher education consistently ranks high for graduation rates and educational attainment. An educated metro area means an educated workforce and that’s the kind of brainpower employers want before choosing where to expand their operations.

  • Universities and Colleges – University of Utah, Salt Lake Community College, Westminster College, Western Governors University (Online)
  • Technical colleges – SLCC Westpointe Workforce Training and Education Center, Neumont University, LDS Business College, Utah College of Applied Technology, Broadview University, College America, Columbia College, Eagle Gate College, Everest College, Stevens-Henager College, University of Phoenix, Webster University
  • University Extension Campuses – Brigham Young University, Utah State University