Total program credits needed for graduation: 48
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week
break between each quarter.
10 Required Courses, 40 quarter credits
|ED5010||Foundations of Master’s Studies in Education||4 quarter credits|
|ED5006||Survey of Research Methodology||4 quarter credits|
|ED7631||Introduction to Training and Performance Systems||4 quarter credits|
|ED7641||Needs Assessment: Models and Procedures||4 quarter credits|
|ED7662||Designing Training and Performance Solutions||4 quarter credits|
|ED7672||Delivery Systems for Training and Performance Improvement||4 quarter credits|
|ED7652||Evaluating Training and Performance Improvement Systems||4 quarter credits|
|ED7675*||Return on Investment in Training and Performance Improvement||4 quarter credits|
|ED5994*||Training and Performance Improvement Capstone||4 quarter credits|
In addition, choose one from the following courses:
|ED7677||Survey of Training and Performance Improvement Research||4 quarter credits|
|ED5804||The Delivery of Distance Education||4 quarter credits|
|ED7673||The Future of Corporate and Technical Training: Issues and Trends||4 quarter credits|
|ED5317||Foundations of Adult Learning||4 quarter credits|
|ED7830||Coaching for High Performance||4 quarter credits|
Two Elective Courses, 8 quarter credits.
Choose any graduate course(s).
*This course has a prerequisite. Contact an enrollment counselor or refer to the course descriptions for more information.
This specialization does not lead to license, endorsement, or other professional credential. For more information, see the Licensure section for this program on Capella’s website (www.capella.edu). Teachers are advised to contact their school district to determine whether a program may qualify for salary advancement.
This Specialization has not been reviewed or approved by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB); KY residents are not eligible for certification, endorsement, rank change, licensure, renewal, etc. by the EPSB.
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
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