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Training and Development, Graduate Concentration

Offered in: CHICAGO | ONLINE

Whether you’re currently a training and development professional or plan to enter the field, this concentration will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills you need to enhance your expertise.

You will begin with an overview of training and development and career opportunities in the field and then focus on skill development in instructional design, delivery, and technological applications. Classes are taught by a dedicated group of full-time professors and industry leaders who use analytical and creative approaches in a highly energizing, constructivist format. Courses are mapped to Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD) competencies to ensure that this highly relevant curriculum transfers immediately to the workplace.

Classes are taught by a dedicated group of full-time professors and industry leaders who use analytical and creative approaches in a highly energizing, constructivist format. Three courses are combined to create this comprehensive program.

Admission

Students interested in the graduate concentration in Training and Development must be enrolled in a degree-granting program at Roosevelt University and must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited institution with an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A written statement of academic and professional goals and a current resume are required. For additional information, contact the Graduate Program in Training and Development.

Standards

Students must maintain a B average (3.0 grade point average) throughout the program. No more than two grades of C (not C-) can be applied toward the concentration. Grades below C do not count toward the concentration.

Requirements

Three courses (nine semester hours) are required.

The concentration in Training and Development is ideal for both those who are currently working in the field who would benefit from a formal education and those who plan to enter the field. The program consists of three required courses.

  TRDV 400 Introduction to Training and Development .....3
  TRDV 411 Instructional Methods and Delivery .....3
  TRDV 422 Adult Learning Theory and Application .....3