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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 
  • Transcripts (3.0/4.0 GPA)

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Contact Tara Hawkins, Program Coordinator at or 847.619.8734.

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Key Take Aways from Roosevelt University’s Training and Development Program

Sep 29, 2015

By the time you reach your last week of your last class, if you’re like me, you may find that many of the facts you’ve learned are only vague memories overshadowed by the focus of graduation and the changes it brings. While … Continue reading

Check Out Our New and Updated Social Justice Page

Sep 22, 2015

To highlight the importance of our commitment to social justice as both an essential mission of Roosevelt University and the Graduate Program in Training and Development, I’d like to direct you to our new and updated page detailing the social … Continue reading

O, this learning, what a thing it is!

Sep 15, 2015

The training and education provided in the MATD program focused on adult learning in the workplace and in the academic environment. As this semester and my MATD studies draws to an end, I pondered the question: What is adult learning?   … Continue reading

Energizing Your Team For Success

Sep 08, 2015

Every organization has that person; the one who is always first to make a negative comment or point out flaws when new ideas are presented. They suck the life out of every committee or team they are on. In my … Continue reading

Show Me Your Digital Badge: A new tool for higher education?

Aug 31, 2015

There’s a new badge in town and it’s digital, portable, and displayed in a multitude of locations including your resume, social network sites, and perhaps someday, even your diploma. A grown up version of merit badges earned by scouts and video … Continue reading

Welcome Back!

Aug 17, 2015

Welcome back to students, faculty, and alumni! The start of a new semester always brings a sense of anticipation about new possibilities. This semester is no different as we begin the 2015-16 academic year with some exciting changes and additions: … Continue reading

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