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 | Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    American Public University System

    In business, real-world knowledge matters—and the faculty in American Public University’s (APU) master’s in business administration offer exceptional insight. They bring their experience from Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and contractors, and U.S. and corporate intelligence to provide career-relevant perspectives.

    APU’s comprehensive MBA degree prepares you for the global business community by sharpening your competencies in marketing, management, leadership, finance, legal and ethical issues, business analytics, and human resources. Our Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)-accredited program hones your ability to apply research and data to drive business strategy.

    Our online business degree encourages collaboration and hands-on exercises such as developing a business plan, monitoring a stock portfolio, and using Excel and Access to apply business and finance concepts.

    American Public University System
  • 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
  • Online | M.Ed., Online Teaching
    American Public University System

    Prepare for evolving trends in digital learning by earning your Master of Education in Online Teaching at American Public University (APU).

    APU's master's in teaching online program is designed for those who teach, facilitate, or lead in K-12 virtual/online or hybrid schools and who already hold K-12 teaching licensure.

    Courses in APU’s MEd in Online Teaching focus on meeting the needs of diverse learners, including those with special needs, with particular attention on personalized learning and legal and ethical issues in online learning—a feature few programs like it offer, making the program truly distinct. This online program analyzes learning strategies that impact student success. For example, the classroom management course examines management techniques specifically for online classrooms. Technology-based assignments, case studies, and problem-based learning are integrated into this master’s of teaching degree online program.

    American Public University System
  • Online | M.A., Human Resource Management
    American Public University System

    Employees are the human capital of an organization and vital drivers of its success. With a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from American Public University (APU), you will explore advanced concepts related to human resource management and its strategic importance to an organization.

    This online master’s in human resources thoroughly reviews the laws, rules, regulations, and issues impacting the global workforce and human resource management. You will engage in research and strategy development to examine employee recruitment, motivation, development, and retention. Compensation packages, benefits, and incentives are also probed.

    APU’s master’s in HR is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) core curriculum, providing one element of eligibility criteria for taking the SHRM Certified Professional exam. You will also develop an end-of-program portfolio to demonstrate mastery of the subject matter.

    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
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Master of Science in Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning (OPWL)
    Boise State University

    Master of Science in Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning (OPWL) - Online

    The online MS in OPWL prepares students for careers in instructional design, training and development, project management, e-learning design and development, workplace performance improvement, change management, program evaluation, and performance consulting. Our online courses are well-suited for the seasoned learning and development professional seeking to move into a senior position, as well as to assist new professionals to develop foundational skills so they can break into the field. In addition to coursework, we provide you with:

    • opportunities to complete internships to gain workplace experiences
    • assistance developing your professional portfolio website

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  • Masters
    Husson University

    Human Relations