Human Resource Development
Become a leader or manager of an agency, business, or, industry, and other organizational contexts. The M.S. in Human Resource Development prepares organizational learning and performance professionals with high-demand management expertise in the human resource development discipline principles and practices of learning and development, performance improvement, strategic planning, and leadership.
The curriculum of this 30-credit masters is delivered fully online and can be completed in 18-24 months. The project-based coursework and research component address workplace problems with innovative, evidence-based HRD solutions. An emphasis in Professional Technical Education (Career and Technical Education) supports CTE educators teaching industry trades and professions. The MS HRD is a Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) eligible for in-state tuition for member states.
Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations
- Graduation Requirements
- Human Resource Development Core (12 credits)
- HRD Electives (12 credits) OR CTE Electives, for CTE Emphasis (12 credits)
- Research (6-7 credits)
Training & Development Specialist/Director
Organizational Development professional
Community Relations Coordinator/Manager
Organizational Effectiveness professional