Education Specialist - Global Training and Development

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You can expand your skills and knowledge of organizational leadership, adult education, and training strategies in the Education Specialist program in Global Training and Development at Northcentral University. Find out more about the Education Specialist program in Global Training and Development here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Northcentral University's online Education Specialist program in Global Training and Development explores the key issues that impact human performance, differentiated and accelerated learning theories, best practices for training and presenting to international audiences, and approaches for consulting global organizations. You'll have the opportunity to examine case studies of businesses leading the global workforce, organizational leadership, and the system dynamics of public educational organizations. Other topics include the role of technology in global training, the evaluation of training programs, and conflict resolution and mediation.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in the Education Specialist program in Global Training and Development, you should have already earned a master's degree from an accredited institution. You may also have experience working in education or corporate training.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Education Specialist program in Global Training and Development requires 33 credits. It consists of 18 specialization credits, six foundation credits, six methods credits and three capstone credits.

Courses for an Education Specialist in Global Training and Development

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundation Courses
EDU 7101-8 Foundations for Graduate Study in Education
EDU 7001-8 Advanced Scholarly Writing
Required Methods Courses
EDU 7002-8 Educational Research Methodology
EDU 7003-8 Statistics I
Specialization Courses
Select six courses from the following:
GTD 7000-8 Human Performance: Paradigms and Possibilities
GTD 7005-8 Strategic Links for Successful Global Training
GTD 7007-8 The Role of Technology in the Global Training Marketplace
GTD 7011-8 Best Practices for Training and Presenting to International Audiences
GTD 7013-8 Evaluating Training Programs
GTD 7019-8 Trainer as Consultant in the Global Marketplace
OL 7002-8 Building Organizational Capacity
OL 7001-8 Conflict Resolution and Mediation
ED 7017-8 Systems Dynamics
OL 7003-8 Leadership for Excellence
ED 7030-8 Development of Organizational Leadership
Capstone Course
EDU 7053-8 Education Specialist Capstone Project

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Education Specialist program in Global Training and Development, you could seek employment opportunities with corporations, colleges or universities, government agencies or international organizations. Examples of positions you could pursue include:

  • Corporate Trainer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Postsecondary Teacher
  • Human Resources Director
  • Management Consultant