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There are many reasons to grow and expand your business in Oklahoma City - and Onward OKC is committed to facilitating opportunities for workforce and economic development, meeting the needs of the expanding metro population and opportunities for job growth. Oklahoma City's low cost of living, diverse economy, business-friendly environment, and an emphasis on continually improving our city's quality of life through arts and entertainment, provide value, stability, and profitability for residents and businesses alike.


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Onward OKC looks forward to being an active partner with you and your business. Whether you're an individual looking to further your career, learn a new skill, or a company looking to invest in your employees with additional training, Onward OKC is your solution. By creating opportunities to bring a qualified, highly-skilled workforce into Oklahoma City's growing business economy, Onward OKC will help position you and your business for success!


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What is onward okc?

Onward OKC makes it easy for businesses to create a prepared workforce by leveraging the combined resources of five technology center districts. We are committed to providing career and lifelong learning courses to ensure Oklahoma’s employers have an avenue to a high-quality, world-class workforce.

Training Centers


Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Workforce Development team has been helping businesses in Canadian and Grady counties become safer and more profitable since 1970. We specialize in affordable, customized industry and safety training to increase productivity, growth and profits. We believe all of our clients are unique with needs as diverse as the products and services they manufacture and provide.

1401 Michigan Ave
Chickasha, OK 73018

1701 S Czech Hall Road
Yukon, OK 73099

6505 E Highway 66
El Reno, OK 73036


Francis Tuttle’s Workforce and Economic Development team proactively creates talent pipelines that support our existing and prospective businesses. Additionally, we design and deliver specialized training programs for clients and their current workforce. Specialty areas include Aircraft Composites, Data Analytics, Industrial Maintenance, and many other skills offerings. Our Consultants are responsible for understanding client needs and working with our Program Developers to design solutions. Program Developers are also responsible for researching trends that forecast our employers’ future needs to allocate resources for those programs.

Portland Campus
3500 NW 150th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73134

Rockwell Campus
12777 N. Rockwell Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73142

Danforth Campus
3841 E. Danforth Road
Edmond, OK 73034

Reno Campus
7301 W. Reno Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73127


Metro Technology Centers is one of the largest and most diverse technology centers in Oklahoma with four convenient locations in Oklahoma City. Through the Springlake campus in northeast OKC and the South Bryant Campus in southeast OKC, Metro Tech provides high school and adult students full-time career majors leading to trade certifications and licenses in areas such as HVAC, cosmetology, welding, automotive technician, and nursing. At the Aviation Career Campus in southeast OKC near the Will Rogers World Airport, Metro Tech graduates students with certifications in Aviation Maintenance Technician leading to jobs with an annual average salary of $62,000. Named one of the top ten schools in the nation for AMT, graduates are in high demand with employers like Tinker Air Force Base and AAR, two of the largest maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities in the world. At the Downtown Business Campus inside Corporate Tower, short-term and career development courses are provided to promote personal, economic and organizational development for industry-specific training for clients such as the City of Oklahoma City, Deadcenter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Aviation Career Campus (ACC)
Will Rogers World Airport
5600 S. MacArthur Boulevard.
Oklahoma City, OK 73179

South Bryant Campus (SBC)
4901 S. Bryant Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73129

Downtown Business Campus (DBC)
Corporate Tower
101 N. Robinson Avenue, Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Springlake Campus (SPL)
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73111


MDTC is the economic development leader for businesses and individuals in our community. We provide a skilled workforce through education in our full-time programs along with providing customized workforce training at our Business Development & Training Center. In addition, we provide individuals the opportunity to upskill their careers through short-term courses offered by our Adult Career Development (ACD) department.

Main Campus
1621 Maple Drive
Midwest City, OK 73110

Tinker Tech Campus
Located on Tinker AFB

Business Development & Training Center
3921 SE 29th Street
Del City, OK 73115


Moore Norman Technology Center, School District No. 17 is viewed as one of the nation’s premiere career & technical education institutions. MNTC provides experiential learning, hands-on training, as well as customized training developed for specific company needs. Adult and high school students gain meaningful career and technical skills that lead to certifications, licensure, and employment. MNTC also provides professional business consultation and training to area companies. The MNTC district is located in Cleveland County and includes the communities of Norman, Moore and south Oklahoma City.

Franklin Road Campus
4701 12th Avenue NW
Norman, OK 73069

South Penn Campus
13301 S. Pennsylvania
Oklahoma City, OK 73170


Easiest Place in
North America to
Do Business
Source: Greater Oklahoma City
Chamber VeloCity News,
October 2019


Student Placement
in FY21
Source: OK CareerTech
FY21 Fast Facts Report


Certificates Earned
in FY21
Source: OK CareerTech
FY21 Fast Facts 

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Uniting a community,
Building an economy

Oklahoma City’s strength and diversity of the economy are making people take notice. Let Onward OKC help you with business development solutions, career and community development, professional development opportunities, entrepreneurial services, and more. Onward OKC’s available education and training resources ensure that you are in the right place for business growth and prosperity.

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