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Gradaute Program in Training and Development

Why Study Training and Development at Roosevelt University?

The Graduate Program in Training and Development prepares tomorrow’s leaders in the growing field of workplace learning and performance. Our students develop a highly marketable skill set and are prepared to take an integral role in reshaping tomorrow’s workforce. As you interact with expert faculty and practitioners, you will develop cutting-edge skills linked to a wide array of career opportunities in corporate training, e-learning, performance improvement, consulting and organization development.

Accelerated Master’s Degrees Students have the option of attending class year round to complete their Master’s Degree in just twelve months. Classes are delivered in 8 week segments. Students seeking one-year degree completion attend during the fall, spring, and summer terms.

Professional Credentials As students work toward their Master’s Degree, they have the added benefit of completing two or more Professional Credentials to enhance their expertise in specific areas of interest. See the list of Graduate Credential Programs below for specifics.

ASTD Competency Model All courses in our Training and Development programs are mapped to the ASTD Competency Model to ensure that you are learning the skills you need to advance your career.

Experienced Faculty Classes are taught by an experienced group of full-time professors and industry leaders who use analytical and creative approaches to engage students in realistic learning experiences.

Learn Today... Apply Today-You will be called upon to solve real-life problems and develop the capability to directly apply what you are learning to your current or future career.

Online, Blended and Traditional Classes-You can earn your master’s degree or credential by taking courses on campus in downtown Chicago, in northwest suburban Schaumburg or fully online.

Degree Programs

Graduate Credential Programs

Admission Requirements

  • One page goal statement
  • Professional Resume
  • Transcripts (3.0/4.0 GPA)
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 Contact Tara Hawkins, Program Coordinator at or 847.619.8734.

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Guest post: How women can become even better leaders

Apr 14, 2014

Although Women’s History month ended in March, I’m extending the conversation with ways for women can be better leaders in the workplace. A recent T&D magazine article, ‘Women, Seize Your Leadership Role’ by Lynda McDermott, stressed the importance for women to … Continue reading

Add Value to your MATD or MAOD with Professional Credentials

Mar 31, 2014

As a follow up to my previous article on professional certifications, “Do you need more letters after your name?” I want to make you aware of an easy way to enhance your Roosevelt University MATD or MAOD without added expense … Continue reading

Professional Designations: Do you need more letters after your name?

Mar 24, 2014

By Kathleen Iverson, B.A., M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. * Once you complete your M.A. in Training & Development (or our new M.A. in Organization Development) it’s time to decide whether to pursue additional training or education. Most agree that it is … Continue reading

Alumnus profile: 2010 grad begins management position, talks training trends, praises distance learning

Mar 17, 2014

Meet Doug Sellers, a 2010 graduate of Roosevelt’s Training and Development program. He lives and works in Texas, and completed all of his coursework online — a setup that also allowed him to work and, most importantly, be near his … Continue reading

Registration Winners!

Mar 11, 2014

Congratulations to: Ruth Black Amy Lyons Maureen Yakovac They each won a $50.00 Amazon gift card for enrolling the first week of registration.

Our speedy summer classes let you enjoy the sunny weather

Mar 10, 2014

Don’t think you have time to take class over the summer? Think again, with our blended classes you’ll finish the semester by mid-June and have the rest of your summer to enjoy. In late May and early June we are … Continue reading

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