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LA Tech Shreveport Center to offer workforce development

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Louisiana Tech University announced it will offer several workforce development and certificate level classes over the next few months and leading into the fall quarter at its Shreveport Center, located on Shreve Park Drive.

Some of the courses to be offered include Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma, Society for Human Resources Management, Healthcare, and Handgun/Defense. The Shreveport Center is also partnering with Louisiana Tech's Department of Continuing Education and the Princeton Review to provide instructor-led test preparation for exams such as ACT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT, and LSAT.

David Merchant, interim director of continuing education and distance learning says that the Louisiana Tech Shreveport Center will also offer courses for law enforcement that will help to meet the needs of the region as it pertains to new requirements of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) in 2014.

In addition to the courses offered at the Shreveport Center, Louisiana Tech Barksdale is offering a number of post secondary education programs and courses taught on Barksdale AFB that are designed to meet the needs of Air Force and civilian personnel. Active military personnel, retirees, civil service workers, dependents, and off-base civilians are eligible to attend classes at Louisiana Tech Barksdale.

Louisiana Tech, north Louisiana's premier research university, continues its commitment to the Shreveport/Bossier City communities through the development of educational and economic development opportunities that are needed for the region to thrive in the 21st century economy.

For more information about courses and programs at Louisiana Tech in Shreveport/Bossier City, visit http://shrevebossier.latech.edu. Information about Louisiana Tech Barksdale can be found at http://www.barksdale.latech.edu.

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