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University of Maryland Baltimore County

An Honors University in Maryland

University of Maryland Baltimore County
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UMBC is defined by makers, explorers, doers and dreamers. Our applied graduate programs will put your career outlook into focus. Our students build applied knowledge through programs that focus on tomorrow’s innovations, growth, and success. UMBC combines the emphasis on teaching found at the best liberal arts colleges with the innovation of a research university. Taught by highly-experienced practitioners and thought leaders in the field, students acquire the latest knowledge, skills, and preparation required to excel in the workplace. Courses are designed to fit the busy schedule of the working professional. The Carnegie Foundation ranks UMBC in the category of Research Universities with high research activity.

Degrees 

  • MPS Insdustrial/Organizational Psychology

    UMBC-Shady Grove in Rockville, MD offers a Master of Professional Studies in I/O Psychology. 


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  • Organizational Consulting Post Baccalaureate Certificate

    UMBC-Shady Grove’s graduate certificate program in Organizational Consulting is designed for professionals who are interested in a consulting career.

     

    Throughout this 12-credit program, offered in a hybrid format with both in-person and online courses, you will gain the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed as an external or internal consultant solving human performance challenges. In addition to acquiring a broad perspective of consulting practices, you will have the opportunity to examine the roles, functions, and processes used to solve real-world organizational issues.

     

    Our curriculum was developed as a partnership between UMBC’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Learning and Performance Technology graduate programs. The credits you earn as part of the Organizational Consulting graduate certificate can also be applied towards the M.P.S. in I/O Psychology, or the M.A. in Learning and Performance Technology.&nbs...
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  • Training and Talent Development Post Baccalaureate Certificate

    The Training and Talent Development Certificate program at UMBC-Shady Grove offers a unique opportunity for HR professionals who want to specialize in talent management through a hybrid of in person and online courses.

     

    Designed to address the increasing role of HR in performance improvement, our curriculum was developed as a partnership between UMBC’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Learning and Performance Technology graduate programs.

     

    Through this 12-credit program, you will learn the key principles relevant to training and development, including adult learning theory, needs assessment, training methodology, and analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of training. The credits you earn as part of the Training and Talent Development graduate certificate can also be applied towards the M.P.S. in I/O Psychology, or the M.A. in Learning and Performance Technology.


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  • Learning and Performance Technology Graduate Programs

    Learning and Performance Technology (formerly ISD) is one of UMBC’s most established graduate programs. Our online certificate and Master’s programs provide an innovative and engaging curriculum. We offer all courses in an online format to accommodate the schedules of busy working professionals. If you are interested in designing, delivering, supporting, and measuring training, learning, and performance within organizations the LAPT graduate program at UMBC will prepare you to claim your future.


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  • Master of Arts in Learning and Performance Technology

    The Master of Arts in Learning and Performance Technology (previously Instructional Systems Development) requires a minimum of 36 credits hours. Students must complete seven required core courses (totaling 21 credits), five elective courses (totaling 15 credits) and complete a professional portfolio.


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  • Learning and Performance Technology Graduate Certificates

    LAPT certificates are designed for professionals working in business, industry and education who are in search of new and innovative strategies to meet the training needs of their organization. Each of the 12-credit certificates may be completed within a year. They also are an excellent way for career changers to break into the training field.

    These certificates are ideal for working professionals and subject matter experts who are interested in enhancing their skills or gaining specialized knowledge in a particular area. They are also ideal for career changers who want to get started in the field quickly. Completed certificates can also be applied to a full master’s degree later.

    Graduate Certificates:

    • eLearning
    • Instructional Technology
    • Instructional Systems Development
    • Learning and Performance Technology

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  • eLearning Graduate Certificate

    As it becomes more costly to deliver face-to-face instruction, trainers and educators are seeking technologically mediated environments to distribute training and development. With the eLearning certificate, students learn the theoretical principles and practical applications of designing effective online training and instruction for both corporate and educational settings.


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  • Instructional Technology Graduate Certificate

    This certificate is designed for multi-media developers, instructional technologists, instructional designers, K-12 teachers, and trainers interested in learning the latest multimedia and web-based development tools used to create computer and web-based instruction.


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  • Instructional Systems Development Graduate Certificate

    This certificate provides the student with a systematic model for creating instruction. Students examine the various phases in the instructional design model and how it is used in developing and managing training and educational activities. The courses provide both theory and practical experience which are applicable to business and industry training, education and public service.


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  • Learning and Performance Technology Graduate Certificate

    The certificate integrates in- and out-of-classroom learning experiences to prepare graduates for careers in the private, public, and non-profit sector. With a focus on a variety of applied performance improvement techniques and strategies, this program allows for numerous ways in which students and graduates can work on performance issues at the campus, community, state and regional level.​


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  • I/O Psychology Graduate Certificates

    In partnership with Learning and Performance Technology, the I/O Psychology graduate program offers two post-baccalaureate certificates in Organizational Consulting and Training and Talent Development. Within these programs, you’ll develop the skillset to enhance performance in the public-, private-, and non-profit sectors at the individual and organizational level.

     

    These 12-credit certificate programs are offeredin a hybrid-format, with both in person and online courses, with a focus on experiential and applied learning techniques designed to meet the needs of today’s workforce.


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News: Grit In Action 
  • The Fall ’21 Semester is off to a record-breaking start | UMBC Campus News September 13, 2021 9:21am

    Here’s a recap of what’s in the news in and around the UMBC campus, originally brought to you by UMBC News. This news recap is brought to you by UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies, offering a broad array of professionally-focused master’s degrees and certificate programs that address industry needs while anticipating future opportunities. UMBC Psychology […] The post The Fall ’21 Semester is off to a record-breaking start | UMBC Campus News appeared first on Grit In Acti...
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  • Prepared for Opportunities in Cybersecurity [PODCAST] September 10, 2021 2:05pm

    Being prepared for opportunities when they arrive is something most every smart professional seeks. The time to prepare for opportunities in an industry like Cybersecurity is now so that when those opportunities present themselves, you are ready.  For this episode of UMBC’s Mic’d Up Podcast, we chat with Anthony Fischetti ’21, MPS Cybersecurity about how […] The post Prepared for Opportunities in Cybersecurity [PODCAST] appeared first on Grit In Action.
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  • 4 Pieces of Advice Every Young Professional Needs September 7, 2021 9:54am

    UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies works diligently to prepare the next generation of students for the world of work. Not only focusing on their knowledge of their field, but also in preparation with advice, guidance, and mentorship. Every young aspiring professional needs some advice before stepping their way into the workplace. Whether it comes from […] The post 4 Pieces of Advice Every Young Professional Needs appeared first on Grit In Action.
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  • The Importance of Amplifying Community Voices [PODCAST] September 2, 2021 11:09am

    At UMBC, we love to hear stories of how our students end up in our classrooms. For Kiaron Bailey ’21, M.P.S. Community Leadership, the reason was very clear. “I love volunteering. No matter what community I live in, I always try to give back to that community. I decided to do some research on how […] The post The Importance of Amplifying Community Voices [PODCAST] appeared first on Grit In Action.
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  • Primed to Pivot | UMBC Stories of Success August 16, 2021 1:18pm

    When it comes to career success, an agile mindset can take a professional to new levels. Michael Schlitzer ’21, M.P.S. Data Science, understands this and is primed to pivot in his career journey. “Studying in the Data Science graduate program at UMBC at Shady Grove has changed the way I approach problems. The program has […] The post Primed to Pivot | UMBC Stories of Success appeared first on Grit In Action.
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  • UMBC Students, Faculty continue to excel in STEM research August 10, 2021 12:55pm

    Here’s a recap of what’s in the news in and around the UMBC campus, originally brought to you by UMBC News. This news recap is brought to you by UMBC’s Division of Professional Studies, offering a broad array of professionally-focused master’s degrees and certificate programs that address industry needs while anticipating future opportunities. Black UMBC […] The post UMBC Students, Faculty continue to excel in STEM research appeared first on Grit In Action.
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  • University of Maryland Baltimore County
    Division of Professional Studies
    1000 Hilltop Circle
    Baltimore, Maryland 21250
    United States
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  • Last UpdatedMarch 26, 2021 4:04pm EDT

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