Education Training Development, M.A. | Part time online | Central Michigan University | United States
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Education Training Development

36 months
925 USD/credit 9250 USD/year
726 USD/credit 7260 USD/year
726 USD/credit 7260 USD/year
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The Master of Arts degree in Education Training Development from Central Michigan University is designed to develop corporate trainers, human resource professionals, and anyone serving in a professional position responsible for training adults.


The Master of Arts degree in Education: Training and Development (MAE-T&D) was created for professionals who design, deliver, and evaluate learning programs for adults. The program is also designed for those who are looking to change careers into the much-in-demand field of continuing education and training. The MAE-T&D builds on a foundation of operational knowledge and links the concepts of adult learning with different forms of instruction. It promotes an understanding of how workers synthesize information and teach advanced skills for effective interaction.

Students will strengthen their knowledge base of the characteristics and needs of adult learners and develop the skills and practices to effectively engage and motivate adults in educational settings throughout all professional sectors. Students will also learn to design and implement curriculum and assess outcomes of training activities to meet organizational objectives. The core concepts of training and development are designed to address the needs of non-profit organizations, government agencies, and corporations.

Program Highlights

This Education Training Development program of Central Michigan University is designed to provide knowledge and skills for students to function effectively in positions of leadership or teaching in the adult education environment. This is not a certification program but may be utilized for professional advancement. In this program students will:

  • Analyze the role of training in organizations, align the training goals with an organizations strategic planning, and evaluate the relationship between needs analysis and training.
  • Design, develop, deliver, and assess training sessions for both abbreviated and sustained educational activities to adult students.
  • Identify an organizational problem to engage in a hands-on inquiry through the analysis of data to draw reasonable conclusions and offer sound recommendations based on those conclusions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods and Techniques of Training and Development
  • Administration Within Diverse Populations
  • Planning for Instruction in Nontraditional Settings
  • The Adult Learner
  • Action Research

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Ongoing online open enrollment. Students can start every eight-weeks, six times a year.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Along with the application, you’ll need to submit a $50 application fee
  • Submit a copy of your passport
  • Submit proof of English proficiency or your intent to study English upon arrival – unless you are from an exempted country where English is the primary language of instruction. 
  • You also may demonstrate English proficiency by completing the English studies program through CMU's English Language Institute. 
  • Applicants must provide a third-party course-by-course credential evaluation and document verification

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 925 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    7260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    7260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 726 USD per credit during 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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