Workplace Learning and Instruction Adv. Cert.


Graduate Admissions Counselor

Matt Stever
585-475-5529, mesges@rit.edu


Department Contact

Linda Underhill, Ph.D.
585-475-7359, lmuism@rit.edu


Online Program Available

This program may be completed online. Visit RIT Online for additional information.

Please contact the admissions counselor below for additional information about applying to the online program.

Matt Stever
585-475-5529, mesges@rit.edu


Admission Deadlines & Requirements

Program Available Online? Yes
Application Deadline Rolling
Admit Term Fall/Spring
Entrance Exam None
Other
English Language Exams:
TOEFL (Internet) 88 - 89
IELTS 6.5
PTE Academic 62

 

Priority deadline - COMPLETE applications that are received by this date are given priority consideration for admission and financial aid (if applicable). Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.

Rolling - There is no specific deadline for applications; applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year until the program reaches capacity.

Program overview

Senior leaders in the most successful businesses agree that leveraging the human capital of an organization is vital to survival in today’s competitive business climate. This requires businesses to align employee development plans with strategy and provide targeted learning experiences to ensure they equip their workforce to perform at the peak of their capability, attract the best and brightest candidates, and retain the most qualified employees.

The advanced certificate in workplace learning and instruction provides professionals with the competencies required to develop highly effective learning materials that drive strategic employee development, boost performance, and manage the employee development efforts of an organization.

Curriculum

Workplace learning and instruction, advanced certificate, typical course sequence

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
HRDE-715 Human Performance Design and Development 3
HRDE-730 Theories of Learning 3
HRDE-733 Instructional Design  3
HRDE-755 Learning Assessment and Evaluation 3
HRDE-756 Learning Design and Technology 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15

Admission requirements

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

  • Complete a graduate application.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university or college.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Submit a personal statement of educational objectives.
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE. A minimum TOEFL score of 88 (internet-based) is required. A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 is required. The English language test score requirement is waived for native speakers of English or for those submitting transcripts from degrees earned at American institutions.

Additional information

Gainful employment

Information regarding costs and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and occupational profiles for this program can be viewed at www.rit.edu/emcs/financialaid/gedt/2017-2018/workplace-learning-and-instruction.html.


Career Outcomes

The RIT Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education website provides information pertaining to student skills and capabilities, salary data, career information, job outcomes, and contact information for the Career Services Coordinator by program.


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