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Masters in Training and Development, MA

Create or Expand Your Career in Training and Development

Expand your capabilities with our top-ranked master’s degree in the fast-growing field of corporate training. You’ll engage with experienced faculty and a network of fellow learners to develop real-world skills in our flexible online classes.

In as little as 12 months (or longer if you prefer), you can earn a degree that prepares you for careers in:

  • Corporate Training
  • Talent Development
  • Consulting
  • Performance Management
  • Instructional Design

Why Roosevelt for your degree in Training and Development

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History of Career Success

The highly-regarded MATD program prepares students for career entry or advancement in this fast-growing and lucrative field. Students develop competency for a wide array of careers in corporate training, e-learning, instructional design, learning & development consulting, talent management and instructional technology. Our network of successful alumni hold leadership positions in the field in organizations like LinkedIn, ConAgra, Workday, AbbVie and Northwestern University.

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Industry-Aligned Curriculum

As the only graduate program in training mapped to the Association for Talent Development’s Competency Model (formerly ASTD), which sets the standard for excellence in the field, our students develop essential job-related skills.  Our courses are designed and taught by expert faculty using industry best practices, giving students a living model for their practice. Students complete their degree with a digital portfolio to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and accomplishments to future employers.  

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Accessible & Convenient

The fully online MATD program can be completed in just 12 months (or longer if preferred). Courses are delivered asynchronously in 8 weeks, with optional virtual sessions, to maximize the flexibility you need to balance your work and personal life. Class sizes are purposely kept small so students can build relationships with classmates and receive individualized attention from faculty.


“You learn the fundamental theories and approaches in adult learning and, most importantly, you develop instructional design and e-learning skills that transfer directly to the job. It is an ideal degree for someone looking to advance professionally — or begin a whole new career in a growing field.”


Eric Hahn, MA ’15
Manager of Learning Experiences and Technology in a National Association


“The Roosevelt master’s program was the best development decision and investment I made for my personal and professional growth. Each professor facilitating an online course did so with a high level of engagement and interaction among their cohort of students, creating the feeling of a classroom environment.”


Karolyn Rubin, MA ’19
Senior Education Consultant at a Fortune 500 company