Lisa Davidson, communication studies faculty, presented at the International Christian Community for Teacher Education conference in May 2014.
Do you love coaching? Empowering others to do what they do better? Are you considering a new career as a professional trainer or consultant?
Our training and development certificate program will prepare you for careers in training, training design or consulting. You can earn your certificate in just nine months.
Through our courses, you'll learn to:
- Plan, develop, analyze and evaluate training and development needs and processes
- Create an effective adult learning environment
- Present information using a variety of instructional techniques, such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures
- Incorporate online tools and systems into your trainings
Most students complete the program in nine months, as follows:
*required foundation courses offered fall term only
Blended Learning: Strategies & Best Practices
plus two electives
For a list of possible electives, see certificate requirements.
Possible career paths in training, consulting and coaching include positions such as corporate trainer, computer training specialist, job training specialist, management development specialist, e-learning developer and technical trainer.
Occupational Profile on O*NET
(13-1151: Training and Development Specialists)
Program Length & Costs
The estimated time to complete the program is 9 months.
Estimated costs are:
Tuition* (24 credits) = $10,488
Books & Supplies ($50 per credit) = $1,200
TOTAL = $11,688
*Calculated at the current 2013-14 tuition rate.