Certificate

Learning and Development

Explore the unique ways adults learn and the technologies and strategies needed to facilitate effective learning and training initiatives designed to improve employee performance. From needs assessment and design through to implementation and evaluation, you'll determine how to execute learning and development programs on any topic.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 10
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
6 Course Certificate
Tuition
$16,464
Time
As few as 12 months
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Skills You'll Learn


Develop and deliver training geared toward adult learners


Create training opportunities designed to improve employee performance


Manage learning initiatives and their effectiveness

Curriculum

Certificate of Advanced Study in Learning and Development requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses)

5
Concentration Courses

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, please visit our website at http://www.du.edu/learn/certificates/disclosure/cma.html

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program. Note this sample schedule is for the six-course Certificate of Advanced Study.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Classes 3 3 0 0

Take a Course Before You Apply


We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Learning and Development


Demand for training and development professionals is expected to grow 11% through 2026 due to training and development courses at the workplace, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Innovations in training methods will continue as organizations use technology and social networks in their training programs.


Job prospects with experience developing online and mobile training programs will have a competitive edge.

Job Titles

Coach
Education Specialist
Consultant
Facilitator
Instructional Designer
Learning and Development Specialist
Training and Development Director
Training Developer

Training and Development Specialists Salary: National Average

$59,020
(Glassdoor)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

Advisory Board

Our programs our developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.

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Megan Castle
Communications Manager, Department of Transportation
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Erin Iwata
VP, Digital Marketing Heinrich Marketing
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Rich Khleif
Senior Director-Communications, Connections, & Customer, Insights Oracle
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Lora Ledermann
Scream Agency
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Andy Mountain
President, GBSM
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Bob Noguiera
Director Human Resources, West Division Comcast Cable
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Julie Reeves
Vice President Marketing, Rachio
Maggie Red
Maggie Red
Academic Director and Assistant Teaching Professor Communication Management, University College

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Accreditation

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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