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Human Resource Development
Master of Science
College of Applied Science and Technology
Graduate Program Contact Linda Underhill

The master of science degree in human resource development prepares students to influence and develop the human assets of an organization to positively impact organizational outcomes. The program requires students to build competencies in effective employee and talent development practices as used by world-class organizations, outcome and evidence-based training and learning, instructional design and delivery, career development, and workforce development. The curriculum combines a competency-focused program with solid scholarship, writing, and analytical skills required of today’s human resource professional.

Applicants are often experienced human resource practitioners eager to build new competencies in training, instructional design, talent and employee development; managers who want to encourage employees to reach their potential; and individuals interested in starting a career in the human resource development field.