Amberton University

Introduction

Welcome to Amberton University, a private institution that offers a variety of bachelor's and master's programs -- specializing in Business Administration, Counseling, Professional Development, Human Resources & Training, Human Relations & Business, and Applied Studies. Our flexible schedule of lecture and online courses is uniquely suited for working adults. Amberton University is recognized as one of the most respected, innovative, and affordable universities in the nation.

Today, Amberton University's campus is located on a five-acre site. The facility is a 60,000 square foot office complex designed to provide a secure, professional environment conducive to adult learning. For those who prefer distance classes, Amberton offers online distance courses that lead to both bachelor's and master's degrees.

Amberton University is designed exclusively for the mature, working adult who seeks to benefit from the richness of a relevant, educational experience. The adult who attends Amberton University will find the atmosphere similar to that of professional schools such as law, medicine, engineering. At Amberton University, the student is exposed to a diverse group of working adults who share interests and ideas. Amberton University's desire is to equip its students with the practical knowledge, tools, and character necessary to cope effectively in the situations and challenges that lie ahead. In short, Amberton University educates for lifelong learning.

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M.S. in Human Relations and Business

Online & Campus Combined Full time October 2016 USA Garland

The degree provides a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum that enables the student to select thirty (30) credit hours of courses from the disciplines of business, communication, human behavior, and human development [+]

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Human Relations and Business is offered in both the classroom lecture and distance-learning modes. Professors who teach in the distance-learning mode are the same as those who teach in the classroom. The degree provides a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum that enables the student to select thirty (30) credit hours of courses from the disciplines of business, communication, human behavior, and human development. The program is intended for the student who, while technically accomplished, seeks to further develop skills in human behavior and development. Graduates are prepared to fulfill professional roles that require an understanding of the interface between business principles and human relations skills in public and private settings. Graduates will enhance current job experiences in order to enter or expand their careers in such areas as healthcare, communications, research, human resources, counseling and training and education.I. Required Graduate Studies: 6 HoursRGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods [3 hours]RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making [3 hours]II. Major Course Requirements: 30 HoursA. Business Administration Courses: [9 Hours]B. Communication Courses: [6 Hours]C. Counseling, Human Behavior and Development, Human Resources and Training, Psychology Courses: [9 Hours]D. Electives: [6 Hours]III. Minimum Requirements:• 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.• 36 semester hours for a degree.... [-]


M.S. in Human Resource Training and Development

Campus Full time October 2016 USA Garland

The program is a specialized degree program designed to provide students with those competencies necessary to assess learning needs and design training methodologies for human development within work environments. [+]

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Human Resource Training and Development is a specialized degree program designed to provide students with those competencies necessary to assess learning needs and design training methodologies for human development within work environments. The degree is designed to enable students to assess an organization's training and devel-opment needs, develop methodologies to address identified needs, and establish an evaluation system by which training program effectiveness can be determined. A primary objective of the program is to enable students to become assessment, training, development, and evaluation specialists. Graduates are prepared to fulfill leadership positions in human resources, staffing, compensation and recruiting, training and development, policy development, conflict management, and in consulting roles in both public and private settings.I. Required Graduate Studies: 6 HoursRGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods [3 hours]RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making [3 hours]II. Major Course Requirements: 24 HoursCOM6303 Communication for Results in Organizations [3 hours]HRT6550 Adult Learning in the Work Place [3 hours]HRT6555 Emerging Issues in HRT [3 hours]HRT6560 Organizational Culture [3 hours]HRT6565 Development of Training Programs [3 hours]HRT6570 Leadership and Team Development [3 hours]HRT6575 Organizational Change [3 hours]MGT6177 Human Resource Management [3 hours]III. Electives: 6 HoursIV. Minimum Requirements:• 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.• 36 semester hours for a degree.... [-]


M.S. in Managerial Science

Campus Full time October 2016 USA Garland

To accomplish the goals of management, students seeking this degree will be able to apply business, organizational, human behavior and communicative skills to effectively accomplish specific objectives [+]

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Managerial Science is a 36 credit hour program designed for working adults who have accomplished success in the work force and have been (or soon will be) promoted to a leadership position. To accomplish the goals of management, students seeking this degree will be able to apply business, organizational, human behavior and communicative skills to effectively accomplish specific objectives. Thus, the degree emphasizes the practical application of people skills, over the technical business skills, to accomplish goals. This program is offered both through class-room lecture and distance learning.I. Required Graduate Studies: 6 Hours

 

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MA

M.A. in Professional Development

Campus Full time October 2016 USA Garland

The program enables the student to select thirty (30) credit hours of courses from the disciplines of business, communication, counseling, human behavior, and psychology. [+]

The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Professional Development provides a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum that enables the student to select thirty (30) credit hours of courses from the disciplines of business, communication, counseling, human behavior, and psychology. This degree program provides students with the opportunity of designing an interdisciplinary program of study that brings fields of inquiry together in unique combinations not otherwise offered as a program at the University. Career opportunities are varied and are subject to the course concentration determined by the student and en-able each student to enhance future career goals. Examples of career opportunities include communications, team projects, social sciences, and management.... [-]