CORPORATE TRAINING/INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS one of the top ten fastest-growing careers in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • UMBC offers graduate-level programs that thoroughly prepare you to develop instructional programs and train others.
  • You'll work on real-world problems with teaching professionals engaged in the learning and training industries, and tap into our extensive, active alumni network.
  • Full-time and part-time programs are designed to fit your busy life, with on-campus and online options.

Choose From:

  • Master's degree in Instructional Systems Development (ISD)-Training Systems
  • Graduate certificate in Distance Education
  • Graduate certificate in Instructional Technology
  • Graduate certificate in Instructional Systems Development
  • Non-credit programs in HR

+ Why should I get a degree in ISD at UMBC?
+ Does UMBC offer online programs?
The ISD master's and certificates may be completed online, on-campus or in combination. The Distance Education certificate is available only online.

+ What if I'm not ready for a master's program?
+ Do you offer non-credit courses?
If you're an HR professional or interested in becoming one, you can deepen your skills with UMBC's special non-credit courses. The Professional Human Resource Management Certification prepares HR professionals to become PHR/SPHR certified. Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) using the SHRM Learning System, this course has recently been recognized as a top-20 program in the country.  If you're new to HR or interested in entering the field, take the first step with our non-credit course on Essentials of Human Resource Management.

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