ATD Learning & Development Degree Directory

Search for advanced degree and certificate programs in HR, training, and learning & development-related fields from this comprehensive list of more than 300 institutes of higher learning.

Selected Degrees (10) 

  • Online | Graduate NanoCert in Organizational Effectiveness
    American Public University System

    NanoCert® programs are microcredentials, delivered online, focused on upskilling to meet career or professional development goals. Academic credits earned while obtaining a NanoCert may be applied to a certificate, associate, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree. NanoCerts are designed to help you level-up or shift your career focus quickly.

    In this NanoCert, explore key concepts vital to organizational effectiveness including management, development, and crisis management.

    The courses in this NanoCert are designed to bring you closer to completion of the following degree: Full: MA Management (General Concentration). Partial: MA Management (Concentrations in: Human Resource Management, Organization Crisis Management, Organization Leadership, Strategic Consulting).

    American Public University System
  • Pursue You Passion. Change Your World.
    American Public University System

    Select your desired academic program from our 200+ degrees and certificates. Use our program finder to compare programs or call us for help if you're unsure which program is right for you. 

    American Public University System
  • Leadership for Employee Engagement Certificate
    University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

    Penn GSE’s newest certificate offering provides you with strategic tools and frameworks to strengthen your team and your organization. Managers are facing unprecedented challenges, brought about by new work modalities, changing expectations from employees, increased levels of uncertainty, and incredible churn brought on by the “great resignation.” These changes also offer remarkable potential to redefine and reshape organizational culture. Earn a certificate in Leadership for Employee Engagement to cultivate organizational culture and enhance employee engagement. 

    Leadership for Employee Engagement Certi...
  • Graduate Certificate in Workplace Performance Improvement (WPI)
    Boise State University

    Workplace Performance Improvement (WPI) online graduate certificate

    The online Graduate Certificate in Workplace Performance Improvement (WPI) is designed for individuals who intend to develop skills in diagnosing and solving performance problems in the workplace. This program emphasizes the practical application of process models, tools, and techniques to workplace performance improvement situations. Courses include needs assessment, evaluation, survey design, interview and data analysis, data visualization, change management, organizational culture and leadership, and performance impact beyond the organization.

    Graduate Certificate in Workplace Perfor...
  • Graduate Certificate in Workplace Instructional Design (WIDe)
    Boise State University

    Workplace Instructional Design (WIDe) online graduate certificate

    The online Graduate Certificate in Workplace Instructional Design (WIDe) emphasizes the knowledge and skills required to create instructional programs to improve employee productivity. The certificate in WIDe is intended for individuals who are interested in designing learning experiences  and performance-based instruction, and developing and delivering learning programs for business, government agencies, the military, and nonprofit organizations. Courses include principles of adult learning, instructional design, e-learning authoring and development, learning experience design, e-learning content and learning management systems, and storyboarding and scenario-based e-learning.

    Graduate Certificate in Workplace Instru...
  • Graduate Certificate in Workplace E-Learning Design and Development (WELDD)
    Boise State University

    Workplace E-Learning Design and Development (WELDD) online graduate certificate

    The online Graduate Certificate in Workplace E-Learning Design and Development (WELDD) is designed for individuals who intend to develop skills in designing and developing e-learning content for the workplace. This WELDD certificate program focuses on how to develop e-learning products with Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Camtasia, Snagit, etc and how to implement them in learning management systems, as well as how to design e-learning content using storyboarding and scenario-based learning, game-based and gamified learning, and design thinking in the instructional design process.

    Graduate Certificate in Workplace E-Lear...
  • Certificate
    Fielding Graduate University

    Evidence Based Coaching.

    Fielding’s Evidence Based Coach program is an accredited Coach Training Program by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Within the past decade, the coaching profession has grown rapidly in businesses, schools, and organizations. Set yourself apart from others in the field with an Evidence Based Coaching (EBC) certificate. This multidisciplinary-based synchronous certification program can be completed in eight months through a combination of teleconferencing and face-to-face sessions.

    Fielding Graduate University
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Compliance
    Drexel University Online

    The online Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Compliance from the Kline School of Law develops and improves career-related skills in the focused area of human resources compliance. The curriculum includes both a small core of general law courses, focused training in ethics and compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in human resources rules and regulation.

    Program Features

    • Intended for those working in human resources and related fields who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as those seeking a career change
    • Entirely online, with courses taught by award-winning professors from the Kline School of Law
    • ATD members receive a 10% tuition savings

    Graduate Certificate in Human Resources...
  • Professional Development Certificates
    University of New Mexico

    The OILS Professional Development Certificate Program was established to offer an opportunity for working professionals to upgrade their skills and knowledge. This Certificate may lead to a job promotion, additional job qualifications, or new job opportunities. The Certificate Program is a 12 credit hour non-degree, graduate level activity and therefore, does not require admission into the OILS graduate program.


    Certificates Offered: 

    • The Adult Learning Certificate
    • The Culture & Adult Learning Certificate
    • The eLearning Certificate
    • The Instructional Technology Certificate
    • The Organizational Learning Certificate

    Professional Development Certificates
  • Certificate
    University of Wisconsin - Stout

    Training and Human Resources Development