OTS - Business & Industry Training (MS)
Program at a Glance
|Degree: Master of Science|
|Darden College of Education: Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies|
|Cost: $464-501 per credit hour *|
|Required: 33 credit hours|
|Learning Environment: Online synchronousAccess course material online from any location and participate in regularly scheduled online class meetings.|
Prepare to lead.
This graduate degree is directed at individuals who are trainers, or wish to become trainers in business, industry, or government. Trainers teach and/or develop curriculum for both technical and job-related skills to adult populations.
This degree will provide graduates with knowledge and skills in the areas of instructional strategies and technology, curriculum development, administration, and research. Graduates enter business, industry, and government as instructional facilitators, designers or developers.
Your coursework includes:
- 9 credit hours in core courses
- 6 credit hours in research core courses
- 6 credit hours in the Business and Industry Training concentration
- 12 credit hours of elective courses
Please see the department's webpage for more details on curriculum for the Business and Industry Training concentration.
You can complete up to 12 graduate hours with a non-degree graduate application. All applicants to the Master of Science degree in Occupational and Technical Studies must meet university, college, and departmental requirements. In addition, you should have prior academic work associated with this area of study.
For details about admission, continuance, and other program requirements, please visit the department's web site.
Courses in this program are offered in this technology:
Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.
Business & Industry Training Careers
- Instructional designer
- Training coordinator/ manager
- Program developer/ evaluator
- Curriculum Writer
- Human Resources
- Technical Specialist
|Graduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification||Cost per credit hour|
|Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile)||$464|
|Students living outside of Virginia||$501|
|* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile||$1160|
Rates are effective Fall 2015 and subject to change. Please visit ODU's main Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details, including fees and deadlines.
For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please click here.