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Learning and Development

University of Denver

18 months
23808 USD/year
23808 USD/year
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Gain insight to the strategies needed to effectively facilitate and manage adult learning in the Learning and Development program of the University of Denver.


Organizations continue to invest in improving employee performance, and in the Learning and Development program of the University of Denver you will learn to lead learning and development efforts by leveraging your technology, facilitation, and evaluation skills. From design to implementation, learn to strategically execute entire L&D programs and specialized initiatives.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Design, execute, and assess projects
  • Facilitate training to audiences with diverse needs
  • Evaluate and manage the impact of projects using relevant metrics and analytics

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Learning and Development

Demand for training and development professionals is expected to grow 11% through 2026 due to training and development courses at the workplace, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Innovations in training methods will continue as organizations use technology and social networks in their training programs.

Job prospects with experience developing online and mobile training programs will have a competitive edge.

Job Titles

  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Director of Distance Learning
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Online Facilitator
  • Learning Development Specialist
  • Education Director
  • Training and Development Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dynamic Presentation and Training Methods
  • Managing Learning in Organizations
  • Instructional Design
  • Adult Learning Strategies and Theories
  • Integrating Learning and Development Technologies
  • Applied Critical Thinking in Communication

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in previous undergraduate work or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.
  • English Proficiency.
  • No GRE or GMAT Scores.
  • Application Form.
  • The $75 application fee is currently being waived for all applicants.
  • Official Transcripts.
  • Photocopy of Current Passport.
  • A personal statement (two-pages double-spaced, 450-500 words) is required and should be submitted via the application status page.
  • Résumé.
  • Please submit an official copy of your final diploma or final degree certificate along with all appropriate official translations.
  • Financial Verification Form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35712 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    23808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35712 USD for the full programme during 18 months.


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