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Training and Performance Improvement Specialization Master of Science in Education

School of Education

Overview

Capella University's online Master's in Training and Development program teaches you human performance technology to improve productivity.

This program is based on the American Society for Training and Development's (ASTD) Human Performance Improvement Model, and is the only online master's training and development program that includes valuable certification in ROI Methodology™ from the ROI Institute™.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Training and Performance Improvement from Capella, you'll learn to analyze systems performance as well as select, design, implement and evaluate interventions. Additionally, you'll have the skills to support training and performance improvement in the workplace and lead training and performance improvement processes. 

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Training and Performance include learning specialist, corporate trainer, staff development specialist, associate curriculum director, human resources training consultant, adjunct or part-time faculty and full-time faculty. Potential workplaces include: corporation, land-based or online college or university, health care, government.

Detailed Program Information

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Classes Start October 9th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future. 

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Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$453 per credit, 48 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

$30 Million in Scholarships Available

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

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Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Grants

Grants are federal education funds that never need to be paid back. 

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Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

ED7631 Introduction to Training and Performance Systems
ED7662 Designing Training and Performance Solutions
ED7673 The Future of Corporate and Technical Training: Issues and Trends
ED7652 Evaluating Training and Performance Improvement Systems

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Coaches

From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Writing Support

These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple resources to sharpen your writing skills.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.