M.A. in Professional Development

General

Program Description

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 enable each student to enhance future career goals. Examples of career opportunities include communications, team projects, social sciences, and management.

I. Required Graduate Studies: 6 Hours

RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods [3 hours]

RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making [3 hours]

II. Major Requirements: 30 Hours

Thirty (30) hours of graduate courses selected by the student from one or more of the following areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Counselling
  • Human Behavior and Development
  • Human Resources and Training
  • Psychology
  • Religion/Ethics
  • Sociology

III. Minimum Requirements:

  • 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 36 semester hours for a degree.
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

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 ... Read More

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 with the situations and challenges that lie ahead. In short, Amberton University educates for lifelong learning. Read less