Masters Programs in Human Resource Development in North America 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Human resource development is a discipline regarding the various types of development and training organizations provide their employees with in order to improve their skills, education and knowledge. Students can learn about how the process of employee development continues throughout the employee’s time with a company.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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James Madison University
Harrisonburg, USA

Blending adult learning theory, instructional technology, and talent development, the Adult Education and Human Resource Development (AHRD) master’s program creates an engagin ... +

Blending adult learning theory, instructional technology, and talent development, the Adult Education and Human Resource Development (AHRD) master’s program creates an engaging and innovative learning environment for students who want to help employees perform at their best. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Get the skills needed to help an organization with its workforce needs. By incorporating a global focus into the master's of human resources degree, RIT ensures that our gradu ... +

Get the skills needed to help an organization with its workforce needs. By incorporating a global focus into the master's of human resources degree, RIT ensures that our graduates can maximize human potential, increase productivity, and retain great talent. You will be able to successfully plan and execute corporate strategy related to human capital, develop workplace talent, retain valuable employees, and much more. Whether you’re starting a career in human resources or enhancing your competencies in training, instructional design, performance management, and employee development, you’ll graduate as a strategic leader of the human potential in your organization. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
14 May 2020
Campus
Online
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

The Master of Arts in Human Resource Development provides graduates in both private and public sectors with the skills necessary to communicate and interact effectively with g ... +

The Master of Arts in Human Resource Development provides graduates in both private and public sectors with the skills necessary to communicate and interact effectively with groups and individuals; assess the nature of performance problems within organizations and recommend solutions; assess the relevant characteristics of adult learners; apply task and content analysis techniques; design and deliver training and performance support programs, including online; assess the effectiveness of training programs; manage human resource development projects and programs; plan, develop and implement techniques for improving organizational performance. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Syracuse University - David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics
Syracuse, USA

The Master of Science degree (M.S.) in human development and family science is a 30-credit degree program that aims to promote an understanding of human development across the ... +

The Master of Science degree (M.S.) in human development and family science is a 30-credit degree program that aims to promote an understanding of human development across the lifespan. With an emphasis on the importance of social-cultural context, students gain broad knowledge of the study of childhood and family systems across various cultural and societal contexts. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
National-Louis University, College of Management & Business
Chicago, USA

Provides for an in-depth examination of theory and principles in the human resource management and human resource development functional areas.

Provides for an in-depth examination of theory and principles in the human resource management and human resource development functional areas. -
MSc
Full-time
Campus
 
Amberton University
Garland, USA

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 ... +

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. -
MSc
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus