Human Resource Development Master's Program
If you’re interested in developing skills that will help take your career to the next level, the Human Resources Development Master’s Program from RIT could be exactly what you need. The program teaches professionals strategies for developing and maintaining a workplace that values its employees while fostering an environment of productivity and support. By staying up to date on the latest research on learning, leadership, management styles and talent development, you’ll increase your value as a human resources professional and become vital to the future of the industry.
About the program:
Available both on campus and online, our master's program in Human Resource Development prepares students to influence and develop the human assets of an organization to positively impact organizational outcomes. Students build competencies in effective employee and talent development practices as used by world-class organizations, including 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 professionals. Applicants are often experienced human resource practitioners eager to build new competencies in training, instructional design, talent and employee development, or individuals interested in starting a career in the human resource development field. Courses include:
- Research Design and Methods
- Graduate Writing Strategies
- Foundations in Human Resource Development
- Group Dynamics and Leadership
- Theories of Adult Learning
- Talent Development
At RIT, the world is your oyster
Obtain a qualification from RIT and you'll be able to enjoy a world of opportunity. In addition to unparalleled opportunities for research and career placement, you'll also benefit from our partnerships with countless national and international corporate and government entities and have the support of highly respected faculty members.
A Master's Program in Human Resource Development at RIT can advance your earning potential. We are proud to say that we've had a 95% career placement rate for our 2014 graduate students! Above all, when you are armed with an education from RIT, you'll have the chance to network with with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni respect the power of an RIT qualification and often look to hire graduates of our programs.
Each year motivated scholars find themselves at home in RIT's innovative learning community. Distinctive academic specialties like ours help students develop personal and professional abilities that pave the way for long-term career success in a global arena. Intensive learning, field-experienced professors and committed students studying in ground breaking fields like human resource development allow RIT to be consistently ranked among the elite colleges. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.