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2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin 
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Training and Human Resource Development Specialization

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Education is not the sole province of schools. Programs of instruction are conducted by many businesses, industries, in the military, and by other groups and organizations. Planning and providing this instruction is the province of professionals usually identified as “trainers.” In our technological society, training programs have become increasingly complex and demands on trainers have increased. Greater expertise on their part is required. This all-university specialization addresses needs for preservice and in-service education for trainers. This program is intended for students who have expertise in areas such as engineering, technology, education, business, government, military and labor, and who desire to become involved in development and implementation of training programs. Contact the specialization director for further information.

Requirements for the Specialization

Note: Courses numbered 700 and greater are open to graduate students only.

Intended Outcome

  1. Introduction to concepts of training and human resource development.
  2. Design and develop training activities.
  3. Implement and facilitate training activities.
  4. Evaluate the effectiveness of training activities.
  5. Apply concepts of training in the professional area.

Complete a course from the appropriate school in curriculum development or course construction (2-3 credits) such as:

Select one of the following:

Additional Courses


*Successful completion of courses at left (6 credits).
**Successful completion of courses at left (minimum 4 credits).
***Successful completion of a course at left (minimum 2 credits).
****Successful completion of the course at left (2 credits).
*****Successful completion of the contractual agreement of the internship as evaluated by the business, industry, government or military supervisor, and the UWStout supervisor. Completion of a field report is required.

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