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Graduate Degree Programs

Corporate Training


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SUSAN LAND, Director of Graduate Studies
310D Keller Building
814-863-5990
LPSWC@psu.edu

Degrees Conferred:
M.P.S.

Admission Requirements

The candidate must apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission.  Scores from the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) are required for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to general Graduate School requirements stated in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the Graduate Bulletin.  

Students will submit official transcripts, two letters of reference, an application letter, and a writing assignment as required materials for admission to the M.P.S.


Degree Requirements

Master of Professional Studies Degree Requirements

The M.P.S. degree offered in Corporate Training requires 36 credits beyond the baccalaureate degree.  Students will take 33 credits of required courses: ADTED 470, ADTED 542, INSYS 551, LDT 832, TRDEV 505, TRDEV 518, TRDEV 530, and TRDEV 531, WF ED 529, WF ED 573, WF ED 585.  A minimum of 18 credits out of the 36 must be taken at the 500-level or above, with a minimum of 6 credits of 500-level course work.

In lieu of a master’s paper or thesis, a final portfolio will be reviewed as a reflective piece within the project management course (TRDEV 505) in which students can integrate the assignments from various courses to include instructional designs, technology plans, presentation video artifacts, and project management products.  

Courses

Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 599 and 800 to 899.  Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students.  Courses below the 400 level may not.  A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.

Blue Sheet Item #: 44-06

Review Date: 4/5/2016

 

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