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Organizational Learning and Performance

Graduate Programs

Master of Organizational Learning and Performance

The Master of Organizational Learning and Performance (formerly Master of Training and Development), aligned with State educational standards, provides the adult learner with opportunities to engage in the processes of inquiring, learning, and applying known competencies within the fields of Human Resource Development and Professional Technical Education.

The Master of Organizational Learning and Performance is designed to strengthen the studentís understanding, knowledge, and skills in three major areas. They are Professional Core Requirements, HRD Studies, and Integrative Field Research Studies as they relate to Human Resource Development.

Admission Requirements

Individuals applying for admission to the Master of Organizational Learning and Performance program must meet the following admission requirements:

  • The student must apply to, and meet all criteria for, admission to the Graduate School.
  • Bachelorís degree from a college or university accredited in the United States or its equivalent from a school in another country.
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher for all upper division credits taken at the undergraduate level.
  • The student must write a proctored Statement of Intent for the Master of Organizational Learning and Performance.

General Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 36 semester credit hours for the Master of Organizational Learning and Performance and will complete a thesis or field research project. Students will orally defend the findings of their research.

Students seeking Idaho PTE certification must meet the Idaho Division of Professional-Technical Education for certification. (See http://www.pte.idaho.gov/).

Professional Studies Core
HRD 5507 Instructional Technology 3 cr
HRD 5509 Professional Readings and Writing in HRD 3 cr
HRD 6632 Research Methods in HRD 3 cr
HRD 6661 Performance Improvement 3 cr

HRD Studies
HRD 6633 Program Planning and Evaluation in HRD 3 cr
HRD 6634 Administration of HRD 3 cr

An additional 12 semester hours must be taken from department courses or courses outside the department approved by studentís major advisor.

Integrative Field Research Studies
HRD 6650 Thesis 6 cr
OR
HRD 6635 Field Experience in HRD 3 cr
HRD 6645 Field Research Project in HRD 3 cr