At a Glance

Credit Hours 36
Location(s)
Main Campus
Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
Alexandria Graduate Education Center
Alexandria, VA
Hampton Roads Center
Newport News, VA
Entry Semester(s)
Fall, Spring, Summer
Admission Deadline(s)
FALLApril 1 
 January 15Priority*
SPRINGOctober 1 
SUMMERMarch 1 
Program Coordinator(s)
 

Human Resource Development

Master of Arts in Education and Human Development

The Human and Organizational Learning master's program in Human Resource Development is committed to providing quality education for professionals and managers who are interested in helping people and organizations adapt to continuous change. The program focuses on increasing the learning capacity of individuals, teams, and organizations to optimize organizational growth and effectiveness. The students are encouraged to form learning communities to provide collective support, promote action learning, and model a learning culture. The goal of the HRD Program is to provide leaders with innovative solutions for today's business challenges.

The design of the HRD master's program enables students to acquire skills and knowledge in such areas as leadership, group processes, adult learning, organizational diagnosis, and consulting strategies, depending upon the needs and interests of each student. Courses allow students to obtain a solid foundation in theory and concepts with an applied emphasis.