Broaden your reach as you develop the capacity to design and implement trainings in desktop and distributed computing environments. Create compelling learning experiences that reflect best practices and improve outcomes for learners at all levels.
With intensive 8-week semesters and three start dates a year, this program is designed for the working professional who wants to advance their career with a specialization in instructional design. Our graduates work in a wide range of industries and hold many job titles including instructional designer, web designer, project manager, and curriculum director. As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:
Students have the option to complete a graduate certificate in Distance Education, as part of their degree. In addition, students may choose to specialize in advanced statistical analysis, community engagement, or other areas. Completion of the M.S. typically takes two years. Admission requires an undergraduate degree with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 or higher. GRE scores are not required.
Training and development specialists plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.
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per year in 2017
Number of Jobs
10 Year Job Outlook
new jobs (average)
Training and development specialists work in nearly every industry. They spend much of their time working with people, giving presentations, and leading training activities.
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College of Education
345 Dickey Hall
University of Kentucky
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