College of Education and Human Services

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The Master of Arts in Human Resources Training and Development is designed as a two- year program, for members of the law enforcement profession, by faculty and experienced practitioners in the field. Their experience and knowledge, over many years in the profession, enables the curriculum to meet the current needs of those aspiring to leadership positions in their respective organizational settings. The program provides students with the necessary skills and tools to analyze complex public sector challenges and manage the day-to-day operations of a public agency at any level of government.

The design of each course enables these students to receive instruction and participate in structured exercises focusing on the practical application of leadership & management theories, design and implementation of performance improvement strategies in organizations, with a strong emphasis on training and development in an adult learning environment.

The program of study is designed to expose the student to opportunities that increase competencies in these key areas, for effective and efficient operation of public sector organizations. These goals and objectives are accomplished in the foundation courses and the three areas of concentration: performance analysis, instruction and curriculum design, and leadership electives.

After graduating students will be able to:
  1. Define, understand and demonstrate the practical application of leadership and management theories,
  2. The ability to analyze, design and develop performance improvement strategies in public organizations,
  3. Comprehension and implementation of adult learning theories in the workplace,
  4. Define and exemplify the qualities of a servant leader and ethical behavior in their profession.

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