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Education - Human Resource Development, M.A.

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  • 18 months
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Findlay, OH, United States
The Education - Human Resource Development program at the University of Findlay will help you to contribute to your organization by motiving your work place while increasing productivity and employee retention. 
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Overview

The Education - Human Resource Development program at the University of Findlay states that businesses today are recognizing the importance of employee development and training. There's an increasing demand for human resource professionals who can design and implement training programs and establish a learning dynamic for the entire organization. The University of Findlay has responded to this demand by creating a highly marketable major tailored to both traditional and non-traditional students.

Outcomes

Building on the strong foundation of the Master of Arts in Education Program, the Human Resource Development Strand features courses with a focus on employee education. They will provide you with the knowledge base, skills, training and practical experience necessary to work in a variety of settings. 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 7 percent increase in positions for training and development managers from 2014 - 2024. That equates to 2,300 jobs that will need to be filled in this profession alone. Additionally, our graduates are prepared for positions in online instruction, workforce development, adult curriculum design, athletic administration and many other roles in adult and continuing education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior 
  • Management of Human Resources 
  • Organizational and Human Resource Development 
  • Increasing Effectiveness through Professional Coaching 
  • Increasing Effectiveness through Professional Coaching
  • The Leader: Facilitator of Innovation and Strategic Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Supply a copy of teaching certificate(s) or license(s) when applicable. 
  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or hold a first-professional doctorate when no baccalaureate degree was offered (e.g., Pharm.D., etc.). 
  • Submit official transcripts, which can be in the form of attested credentials from a University-recognized document verification agency, of all college-level work. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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  • per semester hour

Living costs for Findlay

  • 1066 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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