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Master of Professional Studies Overview

Master of Professional Studies (MPS) - Training Development Concentration

Total credits required for graduation: 33

A. Major Core Courses (9 hours)

PRST 6100 Professional Environment: Issues and Ethics 3 credits
PRST 6200 Globalization and the Professions 3 credits
PRST 6300* Research Methods 3 credits

* Prerequisite: Undergraduate or Graduate Statistics


B. Training and Development Core (18 hours)

PRST 6410 Evaluation of Learning 3 credits
PRST 6420 Organizational Needs Analysis 3 credits
PRST 6770
or
PRST 6600
Computer-Based Decision Modeling
or
Statistical Analysis
3 credits
or
3 credits
PRST 6400 Instructional Design for Training and Development 3 credits
PRST 6470 Facilitation of Learning 3 credits
PRST 6998 Professional Project (Must be taken during the final semester of the program) 3 credits

C. Specialization Options (6 hours)

PRST 6430 Advanced Instructional Design for Electronic Training 3 credits
PRST 6440 Engaging the Adult Online Learner 3 credits
PRST 6450 Computer-Based Technologies for E-Training (pre-req PRST 5400) 3 credits
PRST 6105 Project Planning and Scheduling 3 credits
PRST 6020 Human Resources Management 3 credits
PRST 6920 Diversity in the Workplace 3 credits

Note: Graduate Online Courses offered by each individual university
[Students employed full time are limited to two online courses per semester.]

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