Human Resource Development (HRD)
The graduate programs in human resource development (HRD), a specialized academic area within the work and human resource education track, began in 1980, one of the first of its kind in the nation. It is ranked first in the nation in a University of Illinois study, has received an Award of Excellence from the Southern Minnesota chapter of the American Society for Training and Development, and the Excellence and Quality Program Award from the international Academy of Human Resource Development.
Faculty in the program are prolific authors, provide leadership in the field's leading professional organizations, and are active consultants. Graduates of the College's HRD programs have moved into a wide range of professional positions in many states and several countries.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Work and Human Resource Education
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Work and Human Resource Education
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Work and Human Resource Education
Master of Education/Professional Studies (M.Ed.)
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Revised September 2011