Workforce in Dallas


Dallas College drives workforce and economic development through programs, services and relationships that align with identified needs of business, industry and community. We work to be the strategic driver of uncommon solutions and deliverables by utilizing the talents, tools and ideas of extraordinary people.

Enroll in a Career

Area employers count on Dallas College to provide an educated workforce — one that is trained, accredited and ready to contribute. That’s why we offer training in more than 300 degrees and certificates that lead to jobs with high demand in DFW, and why we work with employers to make sure that our programs match industry needs.

Ascend Institute

The DFW metroplex is our home, and we’re focused on supporting local economic development organizations and businesses in their efforts to succeed. In the DFW area, 30% of jobs are now considered middle-skill jobs, which are positions requiring at least a high school education but not a bachelor’s degree. By training our workforce to meet the demands of the job market, our community can successfully contribute to a robust economy.


Some of the hottest middle-skill industries right now include:








Ascend Institute Offers

Talent Acquisition and Development

Customized Training

Job Fast Track


​​​​Dallas College is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution.