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Human Resource Development Postbaccalaureate Certificate

Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development
College of Education and Human Development
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Contact Information
Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development, 206 Burton Hall, 178 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (612-624-1006, fax: 612-624-3377)
Email: olpd@umn.edu
  • Program Type: Post-baccalaureate credit certificate/licensure/endorsement
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Length of program in credits: 14
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
  • Degree: Human Resource Development PBacc Cert Grad
Along with the program-specific requirements listed below, please read the General Information section of this website for requirements that apply to all major fields.
The certificate program in human resource development (HRD) focuses on training of human resources and organizational change issues. The HRD program is offered by the Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (OLPD) in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). Courses at the University of Minnesota campus are offered at a variety of times, including late afternoons and evenings.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
Special Application Requirements:
Admission is open to degree-seeking or non-degree seeking students who possess a U.S. bachelor's degree (or international equivalent). Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be submitted at any time.
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for students to remain in good standing.
Certificate coursework completed with undergraduate student status cannot be applied to graduate-level degree programs.
Required Courses
OLPD 5801 - Survey: Human Resource Development and Adult Education (3.0 cr)
OLPD 5615 - Training and Development of Human Resources (3.0 cr)
OLPD 5607 - Organization Development (3.0 cr)
Internship or Field Experience
4 credits is recommended for either option below
Take exactly 1 course(s) totaling 3 - 6 credit(s) from the following:
· OLPD 5696 - Internship: Human Resource Development (1.0-10.0 cr)
· OLPD 5296 - Field Experience in Adult Education (1.0-6.0 cr)
Electives
The remaining credits can be selected from the following:
OLPD 5201 - Strategies for Teaching Adults (3.0 cr)
or Additional OLPD courses with adviser approval to make total credits earned equal at least 14 credits.
 
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OLPD 5801 - Survey: Human Resource Development and Adult Education
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Overview of fields of human resource development and adult education. Societal context, theories, processes, definitions, philosophies, goals, sponsoring agencies, professional roles, participants, and resources. Unique characteristics and ways fields overlap and enhance one another. prereq: Grad student only
OLPD 5615 - Training and Development of Human Resources
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring & Summer
Training/development of human resources in organizations. Process phases of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. prereq: Grad student only
OLPD 5607 - Organization Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to major concepts, skills, and techniques for organization development/change. prereq: Grad student only
OLPD 5696 - Internship: Human Resource Development
Credits: 1.0 -10.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Students apply/contract for human resource development positions. prereq: [[3901 or HRD 3601, [3696 or HRD 3196], [3620 or 3640 or HRD 3201 or HRD 3301], [3202 or ADED 3101], undergrad] or [[5607 or 5615 or HRD 5201 or HRD 5301], [5801 or WHRE 5001], grad student]], instr consent
OLPD 5296 - Field Experience in Adult Education
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Supervised fieldwork and practice. Presentations and evaluations of adult education practices.
OLPD 5201 - Strategies for Teaching Adults
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall, Spring & Summer
Psychological theories of adult learning; learning styles and personality types; teaching styles; group and team learning; moderating and study circles; teaching technologies and distance learning; gender, race, and cultural communication. Applications of strategies. prereq: Grad student only