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Training & Development

Graduate Program in Training and Development

Why Study Training and Development at Roosevelt University?

The Graduate Program in Training and Development prepares tomorrow’s leaders in the growing field of workplace learning and performance. Our students develop a highly marketable skill set and are prepared to take an integral role in reshaping tomorrow’s workforce. As you interact with expert faculty and practitioners, you will develop cutting-edge skills linked to a wide array of career opportunities in corporate training, e-learning, performance improvement, consulting and organization development.

Accelerated Master’s Degrees
Students have the option of attending class year round to complete their Master’s Degree in just twelve months. Classes are delivered in 8 week segments. Students seeking one-year degree completion attend during the fall, spring, and summer terms.

Professional Credentials
As students work toward their Master’s Degree, they have the added benefit of completing two or more Professional Credentials to enhance their expertise in specific areas of interest. See the list of Graduate Credential Programs below for specifics.

Association for Talent Development (ADT formerly ASTD) Competency Model
All courses in our Training and Development programs are mapped to the ATD Competency Model to ensure that you are learning the skills you need to advance your career.

Experienced Faculty
Classes are taught by an experienced group of full-time professors and industry leaders who use analytical and creative approaches to engage students in realistic learning experiences.

Learn Today... Apply Today
You will be called upon to solve real-life problems and develop the capability to directly apply what you are learning to your current or future career.

Online, Blended and Traditional Classes
You can earn your master’s degree or credential by taking courses on campus in downtown Chicago, in northwest suburban Schaumburg or fully online.

Degree Programs

Graduate Credential Programs

Admission Requirements

  • One page goal statement
  • Professional Resume
  • Transcripts (3.0/4.0 GPA)
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Questions?

Contact Tara Hawkins, Program Coordinator at thawkins@roosevelt.edu or 847.619.8734.

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Current T&D News

New Eight-Week Sessions begin on October 27th!

Oct 18, 2014

All classes in the Graduate Programs in Training & Organization Development are offered in consecutive eight-week segments allowing students to complete two sessions in one semester. Our first session has ended and our second eight-week session begins on October 27th. … Continue reading

In Defense of Energizers: Incorporate physical activity into your work, training

Oct 15, 2014

It’s no surprise that obesity and sedentary lifestyles are negative by-products of our plugged-in society, but did you know that working and learning at your computer for long periods of time can lead to an early demise? A large body of … Continue reading

Gamification: Are you Ready?

Oct 06, 2014

By Vincent L. Cyboran, Ed.D.  Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Training and Development Most Baby Boomers can remember the opening episode of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ in which Mary Richards is seated in the office of her new boss, … Continue reading

Fall Enrollment Continues

Sep 24, 2014

Enroll now for classes starting 10/27: The fall semester continues with core and elective course options. Choose from the following: TRDV 400 Introduction to Training and Development TRDV 411 Instructional Methods and Delivery TRDV 427 Organization Analysis and Design TRDV … Continue reading

Adjust your expectations and rethink the rubric

Sep 18, 2014

Rubrics show great promise as both a way to communicate expectations and to assess performance. In just a few short years, rubrics have become an essential resource in the race to make higher education more accountable. Can it be long … Continue reading

Andragogy along for the ride: How do we bring Knowles’ ideas into virtual classrooms?

Sep 11, 2014

It has been more than forty years since Malcolm Knowles made the term andragogy a household word in adult learning circles. The shelf life of the term, which Knowles made famous in 1970, and its premise has surprised many experts. … Continue reading

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