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Graduate Program Training and Development

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  • Graduate Certificate (GC)
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Training and Development Graduate Certificate Overview

The Training and Development Graduate Certificate provides experiential preparation for professionals who develop, teach and train, manage, and/or consult in the area of workforce (employee and volunteer) development. Program participants will apply current theory as they plan, create, deliver, and evaluate quality training programs for their organizations.

Training and Development Graduate Certificate: Why PSU?

Most of the courses are in the program are taught by full-time faculty with years of practical experience in the field as well as doctoral-level preparation. Our students appreciate the opportunity to apply what they are learning immediately into their current jobs or their imagined positions in the future with our theory to practice focus.

What can I do with a graduate certificate in Training and Development?

  • Trainers, training managers, training consultants
  • Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) professionals
  • Human resource and staff development personnel
  • Careers in training, coaching, and workforce professional development

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