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.

Institutions Directory » Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management (HRM) is the process of hiring and developing employees so that they become more valuable to the organization. Human Resource Management includes conducting job analyses, planning personnel needs, recruiting the right people for the job, orienting and training, managing wages and salaries, providing benefits and incentives, evaluating performance, resolving disputes, and communicating with all employees at all levels. (See Business Dictionary)

HRD (Human Resource Development) is the term coined by Leonard Nadler to describe the organized learning experiences of training, education, and development offered by employers within a specific time frame to improve employee performance or personal growth. Also, it is another name for the field and profession sometimes called training or training and development. (ASTD. 2011. The Infoline Dictionary of Basic Trainer Terms A Revised and Updated Edition. Alexandria, VA: ASTD Press.)

Careers in HRM may include the following job titles:

  • Human Resources Director
  • Human Capital Specialist/Manager
  • Labor Relations Specialist/Manager
  • Learning and Development Specialist/Manager
  • Performance Management Specialist/Manager
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist/Manager
  • Talent Development Specialist/Manager

  • Ducere Global Business School
    Ducere Global Business School. Bachelors and MBAs. Tailored to your career. The world’s leading, work-integrated education.

    Ducere Global Business School (www.ducere.education) is a recognised leader in university/enterprise collaborations, to design and deliver degrees that have significant career impact. We partner with major universities across 4 continents, global corporations, government departments and NGOs, as wel...

    120 Newport Center Drive, #50 Newport Beach, California 92660 United States Map It »
    Ducere Global Business School
  • Purdue University
    MS in Corporate Training and Communication

    Purdue University’s online Master’s Degree in Corporate Training and Communication is designed to teach professionals charged with communicating and with leading training efforts in a variety of organizations and contexts. The degree emphasizes the uses of strategic communication, instructional

    100 South Grant Street West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 United States Map It »
    Purdue University
  • Quinnipiac University Online Programs

    An early adopter of online learning, Quinnipiac University has been perfecting its design and delivery since 2001. Students can easily complete coursework on a weekly basis without attending a scheduled class at a particular date or time. Quinnipiac University offers a range of online bachelor's, ma...

    275 Mount Carmel Avenue OF-QUO Hamden, Connecticut 06518 United States Map It »
    Quinnipiac University Online Programs
  • Roosevelt University
    Make Your Mark.

    The master's degree in organization development is focused on improving workplace performance in a 21st century global business world. With changes in globalization, information technology and managerial innovation, organizations need professionals to build systems to support and improve both people

    430 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605 United States Map It »
    Roosevelt University
  • University of St. Francis
    Bigger thinking. Brighter purpose.

    Offering quality bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs, the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois will provide the care and attention you need for a rewarding learning experience and successful future. Through our graduate business, education, nursing or social...

    500 Wilcox Street Joliet, Illinois 60435 United States Map It »
  • Amberton University

    1700 Eastgate Drive Garland, Texas 75041 United States Map It »
  • Bowie State University

    Prepare For Life

    14000 Jericho Park Road Bowie, Maryland 20715 United States Map It »
  • Claremont Graduate University

    123 East Eighth Street Claremont, California 91711 United States Map It »
  • Cleveland State University

    Engaged Learning

    2121 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115 United States Map It »
  • Cornell University

    168 Ives Faculty Building Ithaca, New York 14853 United States Map It »
  • Drexel University Center For Graduate Studies

    One Capitol Mall, Suite 260 Sacramento, California 95814 United States Map It »
  • Eastern Michigan University

    Education First

    300 West Michigan Avenue Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197 United States Map It »
  • Florida International University

    11200 SW 8th Street Miami, Florida 33199 United States Map It »
  • Governors State University

    1 University Parkway University Park, Illinois 60484 United States Map It »
  • Grand Canyon University

    3300 West Camelback Road Phoenix, Arizona 85017 United States Map It »
  • Idaho State University

    921 South Eighth Avenue, Stop 8081 Pocatello, Idaho 83209 United States Map It »
  • Indiana State University

    More. From day one.

    200 North Seventh Street Terra Haute, Indiana 47801 United States Map It »
  • Manhattanville College

    2900 Purchase Street Purchase, New York 10577 United States Map It »
  • Marymount University

    2807 N. Glebe Road Arlington, Virginia 22207 United States Map It »
  • McDaniel College

    2 College Hill Westminster, Maryland 21151 United States Map It »
  • North Carolina State University

    2310 Stinson Drive Raleigh, North Carolina 27695 United States Map It »
  • Northeastern Illinois University

    5500 North St. Louis Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60625 United States Map It »
  • Ohio State University

    2100 Neil Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43210 United States Map It »
  • Pennsylvania State University

    University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 United States Map It »
  • Pittsburg State University

    1701 South Broadway Pittsburg, Kansas 66762 United States Map It »
  • Rochester Institute Of Technology

    31 Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, New York 14623 United States Map It »
  • Rutgers University

    18 Bishop Place New Brunswick , New Jersey 08903 United States Map It »
  • Seton Hall University

    400 South Orange Avenue South Orange, New Jersey 07079 United States Map It »
  • Southern New Hampshire University

    2500 North River Road Manchester, New Hampshire 03106 United States Map It »
  • St.Thomas University

    2115 Summit Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota 55105 United States Map It »
  • Strayer University

    Only The Driven

    P.O. Box 1310 Newington, Virginia 22122 United States Map It »
  • Sullivan University

    3101 Bardstown Road Louisville, Kentucky 40205 United States Map It »
  • Towson University

    8000 York Road Towson, Maryland 21252 United States Map It »
  • Tusculum College

    Established 1794

    60 Shiloh Road Greeneville, Tennessee 37743 United States Map It »
  • University of Central Oklahoma

    100 North University Drive Edmond, Oklahoma 73034 United States Map It »
  • University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign

    1310 South 6th Street Champaign, Illinois 61820 United States Map It »
  • University of Minnesota

    Driven to Discover

    321 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 United States Map It »
  • University of Oklahoma - Price

    College of Business

    307 West Brooks Norman, Oklahoma 73019 United States Map It »
  • University of Oklahoma Outreach

    2189 Crystal Plaza Arcade Arlington, Virginia 22202 United States Map It »
  • University of Rhode Island

    46 Upper College Road Kingston, Rhode Island 02881 United States Map It »
  • University of South Florida

    4202 East Fowler Avenue Tampa, Florida 33620 United States Map It »
  • University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Boulevard Tyler, Texas 75799 United States Map It »
  • University of the Pacific

    Sacramento, California 95817 United States Map It »
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

    Powerful Ideas. Proven Results.

    P.O. Box 413, 2200 East Kenwood Boulevard Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 United States Map It »
  • Villanova University

    Professional Education Online

    800 Lancaster Avenue Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 United States Map It »
  • Webster University

    470 East Lockwood Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63119 United States Map It »
  • Widener University

    Reach higher. Go farther. Choose Widener.

    1 University Place Chester, Pennsylvania 19013 United States Map It »
  • Xavier University

    3800 Victory Parkway Cincinnati, Ohio 45207 United States Map It »