Training and Performance Improvement

Become a powerful force in helping your organization thrive. This specialization focuses on managing and delivering training programs and on improving workplace performance through quality instruction.

In this specialization, you will:

  • Learn essential skills for managing and delivering training systems and modules.
  • Explore technologies that support a variety of training in both traditional classroom and virtual environments.
  • Learn methods and techniques for identifying performance gaps, conducting needs assessments, and identifying solutions and evaluating their effectiveness.
  • Implement design changes to instructional materials and support systems based on your analysis.

Embedded in this specialization is a certificate in Instructional Design that you earn after completing the fifth course. Earning this certificate demonstrates to potential employers the skills you have already gained and to your current employer just how far you have already progressed. Upon graduation, you can also earn an additional certificate in Online Learning.

Completion Requirements

  • 36 total semester credits
    • Core courses (27 sem. credits)
    • Specialization courses (6 sem. credits)
    • Capstone (3 sem. credits)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EDUC 6105 Course Organizations, Innovation, and Change Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6115 Course Learning Theories and Instruction Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6121 Course Multimedia Design and Development I Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6122 Course Multimedia Design and Development II Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6100 Course Instructional Design Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6110 Course Advanced Instructional Design Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6125 Course Foundations of Research Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6135 Course Distance Learning Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EDUC 6145 Course Project Management in Education and Training Credits (3 sem. cr.)

Specialization Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EIDT 6500 Course Performance Improvement Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6501 Course Training and Development Credits (3 sem. cr.)

Capstone

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EIDT 6910 Course Capstone: Practical Application of Instructional Design Credits (3 sem. cr.)
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