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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.

Graduate Concentration Areas
As students work toward their Master’s Degree, they have the added benefit of completing two or more concentration areas 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 Concentration Areas

Admission Requirements

  • One page goal statement 
  • 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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