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 (13) 

  • MS in Instructional Design
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    As the world continues to shift toward digital workspaces and online learning, the need for experienced instructional designers who can leverage the latest technologies to provide impactful learning experiences is on the rise. Quinnipiac's Master of Science in Instructional Design program provides you the opportunity to make a real impact on the learning process – in schools, universities, other nonprofit organizations or business settings – by teaching you how to apply what we know about how people learn to the design of educational materials using cutting-edge technology. Students may choose from a variety of electives to customize a program that fits their unique career objectives. No prior technical experience is required.

    MS in Instructional Design
  • Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    As K-12 programs, higher education and corporate training continue to shift online, there is a growing demand for skilled professionals who can create effective digital education resources. Quinnipiac University's online Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design will equip you with a deeper understanding of instructional design best practices and prepare you with the skills needed to plan, design, and develop a powerful online learning experience.

    Graduate Certificate in Online Course De...
  • MS in Organizational Leadership
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    Leadership goes far beyond knowing how to interact with people. True, impactful leaders are able to adapt to today's evolving landscape and guide their teams through complex challenges. Quinnipiac's Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program emphasizes the self-awareness needed to grow and explores the key skills needed to thrive as a 21st-century leader, including emotional intelligence, leadership communication and conflict resolution. A wide range of electives offer you the opportunity to align the program with your career goals and earn additional credentials to further distinguish yourself in the workforce.

    MS in Organizational Leadership
  • Professional MBA
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    The business world is evolving at an unprecedented pace. Our acclaimed, 33-credit online Professional MBA program builds on your current experience with the career-ready skills needed to thrive as an innovative, data-driven leader. As a student in the program, you will have the opportunity to customize your learning experience through a wide array of electives across a number of disciplines, including health care management, international business, finance, marketing and more.

    As the top-rated online MBA program in Connecticut by U.S. News & World Report, prepares students to think critically about complex issues in business. Small classes and a tight-knit community of School of Business students and alumni make for endless networking opportunities.

    Professional MBA
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    With well-educated managers in high demand, Quinnipiac's online Bachelor of Business Administration offers those holding an associate's degree or a minimum of 30 transferable credits an ideal pathway for career advancement. This flexible program, led by industry-experienced faculty, prepares graduates with the career-ready business skills that employers are looking for. 


    Bachelor of Business Administration
  • MS in Business Analytics
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    Big data becomes more manageable with this specialized, 33-credit program, designed for students and professionals who seek leadership positions that require a deep understanding of sophisticated analytics. In today's evolving business world, mastery of these quantitative skills – and the ability to apply them to the most difficult challenges – is in high demand. Quinnipiac's online MS in Business Analytics pairs flexibility with world-class education and offers optional concentrations in areas like marketing, healthcare and more.

    MS in Business Analytics
  • Online | Strategic Leadership in Talent Development Certificate
    University of Wisconsin - Stout

    Cultivating leadership competencies and self-awareness to motivate and lead others through change and uncertainty is fundamental to talent development success. Participants will learn to positively influence individuals, build organizational relationships, and prepares practitioners to manage planned and unexpected change at the individual, team, and organizational levels.

    Target Audience

    The target audience for the Strategic Leadership in Talent Development Certificate is anyone involved in training and/or talent/human resource development, with an undergraduate degree, and is interested in learning more about effective leadership techniques, building collaboration skills, and managing change to improve organizational performance.  

    Online | Strategic Leadership in Talent...
  • Online | Workforce Development Specialist (WDS) - Undergraduate/Graduate Certificate
    University of Wisconsin - Stout

    Advance your career by earning the Workforce DevelopmentSpecialist (WDS) certificate through the University of Wisconsin –Stout! Whether you are pursuing an undergraduate/graduatecertificate or registered apprenticeship, classes in the WDScertificate will help you build foundational training anddevelopment competencies, leverage technology to facilitatelearning, and manage change to improve individual, team, andorganizational performance. Online and asynchronous deliveryof courses allows greater flexibility to manage competingemployee and organizational priorities.


    “Earn as you learn” by enrolling in the Workforce DevelopmentSpecialist (WDS) certificate and Wisconsin Department of Laborregistered apprenticeship. The WDS apprenticeship requires 144hours (9 college credits) of related instruction and provides 2000hours (one year) of paid on-the-job training for apprentices toapply their newly acquired knowledge and skills to developindi...

    Online | Workforce Development Specialis...
  • Online | Organizational Development and Consulting Certificate
    University of Wisconsin - Stout

    The Organizational Development and Conculting Certificate (ODCC) is designed to enhance your consulting abilities and increase your value as a strategic partner to drive positive change within organizations. The nine-credit ODCC combines theory and practical application to develop a comprehensive understanding of organizational development principles, strategies, and essential internal/external consulting skills. Certificate participants will gain the expertise to address organizational challenges, enhance individual/team/organizational performance, and foster a culture of continuous improvement. 

    Target Audience

    The Oganizational Development and Consulting Certificate is ideal for professionals seeking to advance their careers in organizational development, change management, human resources, consulting roles, and/or individuals who are responsible for driving organizational change or improving team performance.

    Online | Organizational Development and...
  • Online | M.S. Training and Talent Development
    University of Wisconsin - Stout

    The Master of Science in Training and Talent Development (TTD) prepares professionals to successfully lead workplace learning, performance, and change at the individual, group, and organizational levels regardless of sector or industry. The custom instruction (CI) courses in the TTD program are delivered asynchronously online, allowing for greater flexibility to meet working adults' personal and professional lifestyles. The program also has an engaged Program Advisory Committee that provides valuable insight and guidance to influence the future direction of the curriculum and, ultimately, the talent development capabilities of the students who graduate from the program.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Lead the Learning Function: Serve as a strategic partner with senior leadership, develop and manage human capital, implement learning projects, and evaluate technology to enhance learning.
    2. Improve Human Performance in an Organizational Context:...

    Online | M.S. Training and Talent Develo...
  • MA in Human Resources Development
    Webster University

    Webster's M.A. in human resources development focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to work with people in various employment settings. Courses draw upon the theories of the social and behavioral sciences and management to help you understand the human relations issues confronting both individuals and organizations.

  • Masters
    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

    Learning and Development

  • Masters
    University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

    Human Resources and Labor Relations