The Master of Science in Training and Human Resource Development program prepares professionals who seek to research, implement, and manage the learning and development functions within an organization.

Graduates of the program will be able to:
  • Lead the Learning Function 
  • Improve Human Performance in an Organizational Context 
  • Facilitate Organizational Change 
  • Manage Organizational Knowledge 

The 30 credit online degree is taught by UW-Stout faculty and can be completed in two years by taking 6 credits per semester.

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Potential Careers

  • Leadership Development Specialist
  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Organizational Change Manager
  • Talent Development Manager
  • Instructional Designer
  • Technical Trainer
  • Human Resource Development Coordinator
  • Training Supervisor or Manager
  • Internal/External Consultant

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UW-Stout is proud to be the first university in Wisconsin to be certified for excellence in distance education practices.


 Association for Talent Development

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: