The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has partnered with VSU and is offering courses through the NECA Education Advancement Resource Network (EARN). These courses are specifically curated for those in electrical construction firms looking to grow within their roles. 

NECA is the voice of the $171 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S. Our national office and 118 local chapters advance the industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development. A diverse group of nearly 4,000 member companies account for approximately 300 million manhours per year. For more information please click  

NECA Programs

Workforce Education-Technical Leadership, Bachelor of Science in Education

Leadership skills combined with on-the-job experience and apprenticeship training is a win-win for businesses and personnel.  This program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to provide leadership and career advancement in the areas of workforce development and training. 


Workforce Education-Human Resource Development, Bachelor of Science in Education

This program is designed to increase students' knowledge, skills, and dispositions related to the managerial, psychological, and social aspects of their work environment.  Students gain insight into leadership and work-related skills needed in business or industrial settings, public institutions, and government agencies. 



Workforce Education-Workforce Training and Development, Bachelor of Science in Education

This program is designed for students who are interested in teaching or training in a postsecondary setting such as apprenticeship and journey worker training in the electrical industry. The focus of the program is on the development and refinement of knowledge and skills in the areas of curriculum and instructional planning, delivery, and assessment of adult students. 

Office Administration and Technology (OAT), Bachelor of Business Administration

This program is designed to prepare students for administrative, supportive and supervisory positions in business or industrial settings, professional offices, public institutions, and government agencies through the delivery of courses in financial planning, billing, record keeping, personnel, physical distribution and logistics within organizations. 


Organizational Leadership, Bachelor of Science

This program examines the practices, theories, issues, and ramifications of leading an organization or business. The multidisciplinary curriculum provides an understanding of leadership, administration, human resources, and technology related to today’s complex organizations in the public, private or non-profit sectors. The ORGL degree is housed under the Political Science Department. 


Management, Bachelor of Business Administration

Students in this program hone their critical thinking skills, develop an appreciation of diverse cultural perspectives, and learn how to address policy disputes and deal with social issues. The program in management is designed to prepare students for careers in business management and focuses on key areas of management education, including organization behavior and development, human resources management, information systems, operations management and small business management. 


Business Administration (Georgia webMBA®), Master of Business Administration

Industry leaders from anywhere in the country can benefit from educational experiences with a diverse group of peers. This program offers qualified and highly motivated students the opportunity to earn an accredited Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Convenient and affordable, the WebMBA® provides quality instruction in a Web-based virtual setting. 


Instructional Technology – Corporate Training (IT2), Master of Education  

The rapid infusion of technology into corporate training has left some practitioners lacking the skills to fully utilize tools that are available for high-quality training. This program offers engaging and meaningful educational experiences design specifically for professionals working in, or entering, the corporate training fields.


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