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Organizational Learning (formerly Human Resource Development) Adv. Cert.

Program overview

The advanced certificate in organizational learning provides students with an in-depth understanding of how people learn. Courses cover the theories of instructional design, including the use of technology and its impact on curriculum design, and the development of courses for both classroom and online learning. The certificate is appropriate for chief knowledge officers, training directors, personnel new to the teaching field, and those who wish to embark on a career in teaching or training. All courses are offered via online learning to accommodate those who work. 


Organizational learning, advanced certificate, typical course sequence (semesters), effective fall 2013

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
HRDE-710 Foundations of HRD 3
HRDE-720 Theories of Organizational Development 3
HRDE-721 Learning and Knowledge Management 3
HRDE-723 Group Dynamics and Leadership 3
HRDE-722 Talent Development 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in organizational learning, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

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