MA in Human Resource Development

General

Program Description

The M.A. in Human Resource Development prepares students with the skills necessary to:

  • Communicate and interact effectively with groups and individuals
  • Assess the nature of performance problems within organizations and recommend solutions
  • Assess the relevant characteristics of adult learners
  • Apply task and content analysis techniques
  • Design and deliver training and performance support programs, including online
  • Assess the effectiveness of training programs
  • Manage human resource development projects and programs
  • Plan, develop and implement techniques for improving organizational performance

Program Benefits

Students will have:

  • Knowledge of different organizational settings in which training and learning occur
  • Skills in task analysis, program planning, and program design 
  • Ability to apply principles of learning and motivation

Career Opportunities

The M.A. in Human Resource Development prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • Instructional design
  • Organizational development
  • Strategic planning
  • Workforce education
  • Training evaluation
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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