Oakland University

School of Education and Human Services

Master of Training and Development


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Training and Development (M.T.D.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program is designed to develop practitioners with the knowledge and skills required to enhance individual and organization development and performance. Graduates of the program will be able to lead and support interventions and processes associated with diagnosing individual and organization performance problems and opportunities, designing and implementing solutions, and evaluating results. Graduates of the program will be qualified to work as human resource development professionals, including directors of training centers, organization development consultants, instructional designers and performance technologists. The MTD program is offered as an off-campus program delivered at the Seaholm High School facility in Birmingham, Michigan. Students are admitted on a full-time and part-time basis and must complete the program in six years. Full-time students can complete the program in two and a half years.


Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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