HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT GRADUATE PROGRAMS

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Program Details:
 

  • Please see the Department website for more specific details.
  • Program Director:
    Dr. Gerard Brandon, 610-519-8861
  • On-campus and online courses
  • International Students: Students in our Human Resource Development programs are not eligible to receive an F-1 visa to study in the United States at this time. Applicants from outside the United States interested in pursuing a degree or certificate in Human Resource Development must enroll in online coursework.


Application Details:
 

The HRD program offers both on-campus and online classes to fit your schedule.

 

  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals (1 - 2 pages)
    • Resume
    • Academic writing sample: Only required for applicants requesting to waive HRD 8102: Evidence-Based HR Principles prerequisite course.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
  Fall II
2023
Spring I
2024
Spring II
2024
Sum. I
2024
Sum. II
2024
Fall I
2024
Fall II
2024
Deadline Sep. 20, 2023 Dec. 10, 2023 Feb. 14, 2024 Apr. 10, 2024 June 5, 2024 July 24, 2024* Sep. 18, 2024
Start Date Oct.23, 2023 Jan. 22, 2024 Mar. 18, 2024 May 13, 2024 July 1, 2024 Aug. 26, 2024 Oct. 21, 2024
  • Funding available: Yes
    • *Note: Applicants who wish to be considered for departmental funding must apply no later than March 1, 2024, and begin their studies in the Fall I term. Learn more about funding opportunities.
  • Credits and Tuition:
    • 36 credits (See HRD website for details and prerequisite information)
    • $940 per credit, plus $50 general fee per semester
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  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals (1 - 2 pages)
    • Resume
    • Academic writing sample Application HRD Principles Waiver
      • Only required for applicants requesting to waive HRD 8102: Evidence-Based HR Principles prerequisite course.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:
  Fall II
2023
Spring I
2024
Spring II
2024
Sum. I
2024
Sum. II
2024
Fall I
2024
Fall II
2024
Deadline Sep. 20, 2023 Dec. 10, 2023 Feb. 14, 2024 Apr. 10, 2024 June 5, 2024 July 24, 2024 Sep. 18, 2024
Start Date Oct. 23, 2023 Jan. 22, 2024 Mar. 18, 2024 May 13, 2024 July 1, 2024 Aug. 26, 2024 Oct. 21, 2024
  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals (1 - 2 pages)
    • Resume
    • Academic writing sample Application HRD Principles Waiver
      • Only required for applicants requesting to waive HRD 8102: Evidence-Based HR Principles prerequisite course.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:

 

Fall II
2023

Spring I
2024

Spring II
2024

Sum. I
2024

Sum. II
2024

Fall I
2024

Fall II
2024

Deadline

Sep. 20, 2023

Dec. 10, 2023

Feb. 14, 2024

Apr. 10, 2024

June 5, 2024

July 24, 2024

Sep. 18, 2024

Start Date

Oct.23, 2023

Jan. 22, 2024

Mar. 18, 2024

May 13, 2024

July 1, 2024

Aug. 26, 2024

Oct. 21, 2024

  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals (1 - 2 pages)
    • Resume
    • Academic writing sample Application HRD Principles Waiver
      • Only required for applicants requesting to waive HRD 8102: Evidence-Based HR Principles prerequisite course.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:

 

Fall II
2023

Spring I
2024

Spring II
2024

Sum. I
2024

Sum. II
2024

Fall I
2024

Fall II
2024

Deadline

Sep. 20, 2023

Dec. 10, 2023

Feb. 14, 2024

Apr. 10, 2024

June 5, 2024

July 24, 2024

Sep. 18, 2024

Start Date

Oct.23, 2023

Jan. 22, 2024

Mar. 18, 2024

May 13, 2024

July 1, 2024

Aug. 26, 2024

Oct. 21, 2024

  • Application Requirements:
    • Online application form
    • Transcripts (uploaded on the Academic History page)
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of Goals (1 - 2 pages)
    • Resume
    • Academic writing sample Application HRD Principles Waiver
      • Only required for applicants requesting to waive HRD 8102: Evidence-Based HR Principles prerequisite course.
    • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Deadlines:

 

Fall II
2023

Spring I
2024

Spring II
2024

Sum. I
2024

Sum. II
2024

Fall I
2024

Fall II
2024

Deadline

Sep. 20, 2023

Dec. 10, 2023

Feb. 14, 2024

Apr. 10, 2024

June 5, 2024

July 24, 2024

Sep. 18, 2024

Start Date

Oct.23, 2023

Jan. 22, 2024

Mar. 18, 2024

May 13, 2024

July 1, 2024

Aug. 26, 2024

Oct. 21, 2024

 

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