The Human Development and Consumer Sciences department currently offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Human Resource Development (HRD).
This program is designed for the professional who seeks advanced preparation utilizing powerful tools to facilitate sustainable change in diverse organizations. Students examine e-learning tools, build an understanding of adult learning theory and organizational dynamics, combined with research and productivity measurement techniques, to create individual and organizational transformations. Students focus on critical thinking, the theoretical foundations of the field, the application of state of the art instructional design strategies and the use of appropriate assessment techniques to measure program effectiveness, impact, and continuous quality improvement in organizational environments.
Three distinctive features of the HRD program include:
HRD's performance-oriented curriculum focuses on mastery (skills), expertise (knowledge), and relevance (credibility).
HRD's E-Learning capabilities are pioneering the development and delivery of online learning.
HRD's extensive community outreach involves actively working with the local business community to keep abreast of best practices and opportunities for internships and jobs.
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