Training and Human Resource Development - Online

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The M.S. Training and Human Resource Development online cohort opportunity will begin Fall 2014. Please contact Richard Herling, Program Director, at for further information.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, industry needs managers prepared in training and development. Employment of these managers is expected to grow in the next decade. Opportunities should be best for those with a master’s degree, certification or related work experiences.

Why earn a master's degree?  U.S. News and World Report lists these six reasons: 

  1. Personal growth
  2. Greater employment opportunities
  3. Greater career advancement
  4. Financial reward
  5. Sense of accomplishment
  6. Greater recognition and credibility
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Richard Herling, Program Director
263 Technology Wing, Jarvis Hall
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751-0790

Phone: 715-232-5423

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UW-Stout is partnering with state organizations to meet the educational and professional goals for those in the training and human resource development fields, including:

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