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Master of Arts in Training and Development

As today's organizations seek to maximize their investment in human capital, they look to experts in the field of workplace learning and performance to guide their efforts. The Graduate Program in Training and Development prepares graduates for a variety of career paths including, but not limited to, instructional design and delivery, organization development, and e-Learning. U.S. organizations spend over $50 billion annually on training & development. You can advance in your career or enter the rapidly growing field of training and development with Roosevelt University's award-winning program in Training and Development.

Our faculty are industry leaders with theoretical and practical expertise. Our program meets the core competencies identified by the American Society for Training Development, and we were featured in T and D Magazine as one of “six exemplary online university programs.”

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects overall employment of human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2012. Potential career paths for Training and Development graduates include:


 Career Counseling Distance Learning   E-Learning 
 Change Management  Knowledge Management  Curriculum Design
 Executive Coaching   Leadership Development  Human Resources
 Organization Development  Instructional Design  Consulting

Training and Development Program Courses
The MA in Training and Development program totals 12 courses, with 8 core courses and 4 electives. A certificate is part of the MA program. Additional graduate credentials are available in Instructional Design, e-Learning, Human Performance Improvement, and Online Teaching.


Graduate Credentials:  Training and Development
   Instructional Design
   Human Performance Improvement
   Online Teaching

Undergraduate students pursuing the BPS in Organizational Leadership are eligible to enter the MATD program upon graduation through our Transitions to Graduate Study Program.

Contact Tara Hawkins, Coordinator of Training and Development, for more information at or 847.619.8734.