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 evaluating training programs.

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 NumberCourse Title
Required Courses
EDU 8000 Foundations for Graduate Study in Education
EDU 8001 Advanced Scholarly Writing
EDR 8203:Research Methods
EDR 8204
OR
EDR 8205
Advanced Qualitative Design and Measurement

Advanced Quantitative Design and Measurement
Specialization Courses
Select six courses from the following:
GTD 7000 Human Performance: Paradigms and Possibilities
GTD 7005Strategic Links for Successful Global Training
GTD 7007The Role of Technology in the Global Training Marketplace
GTD 7011Best Practices for Training and Presenting to International Audiences
GTD 7013Evaluating Training Programs
GTD 7019Trainer as Consultant in the Global Marketplace
ED 7017 Systems Dynamics
ED 7030Development of Organizational Leadership
Capstone Course
ED 7053 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