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Master of Science in Human Resource Development
Concentrations

The Master of Science in Human Resource Development provides an optional concentration option for students choosing to specialize in a specific area of practice within HRD.

Strategic Human Resources

Students learn the essentials of organizational leadership, learning, and strategy creation in terms of designing and aligning human capital practices within the broader context of strategic human resources management.

Instructional Systems Design (ISD) & E-Learning

Students build expertise in learning design and development fundamentals and a wide range of learning technologies associated with training and online education.

Evaluation & Return on Investment (ROI)

Students develop critical competencies for evaluating the quality, value, and impact of human capital programs, interventions, and solutions. Focus is on evaluation models, frameworks, and processes, survey construction and other data collection methods, measuring HRD's impact and return-on-investment.

Customizable Curriculum

Students can also work with their advisor to create a specialized curriculum around their needs and interests.  Possible areas of emphasis include: HR in Higher Education, HR in K-12 Education, Global HRD, Creativity and Innovation, among countless other options.