Master in Education with Learning & Development (L&D)

An online Master’s course designed for educational professionals

Program Delivery: 100% Online accelerated degrees

Time to Completion: up to 1.5 years

Intake: June | September | December

Total credit hours: 36 Credits

Program Overview

Gain an understanding of Education as a discipline with greater emphasis on Learning & Development

Learning and Development is designated to describe everything a business does to stimulate proficiency among its employees. Training courses, development programs and activities, online learning, human resource management, learning sciences and many others– all fall under the bracket of Learning and Development. If you want an expertise in training and are a believer of learning on the job and agree that these are blessings for both employer and the employee then Learning and Development might be the perfect program for you. The L&D program will increase the competencies in you if you are in human resource development or have training responsibilities. After finishing the course, you'll have all the know-how and proficiencies to develop a successful career as a Learning and Development professional.

Possessing an MA in Education with Learning & Development will alleviate the employee’s chances for promotions related to mid and upper-level HR and training jobs, as employees will master the requisite skills and knowledge. As per a report by Forbes, organizations around the world are investing $70 billion nationwide and $130 billion globally intending to promote their workforce’s “skills supply chain.” Training Magazine, in 2019, appraised a total of $290,000 and $13 million on average respectively spent by small businesses and large corporations each year for improving job performance.

Career advancement is one of the critical motives why people choose Online Training & Development Master degrees. This helps to broaden their pedagogical expertise and help them to plan and implement constructive and effective seminars or workshops that aim to enhance employee productivity. The demand for training coaches and facilitators is increasingly high because more and more executives are learning the positive effect of HR development on their career. As per Huffington Post, it was found that entities that devote at least $1,500 for training and professional improvement of an employee annually reap 24% higher profit margins! There are affordable online Masters in Training & Development programs which require no unnecessary physical classroom presence but still help to initiate the process of learning in diverse workplaces.

You will observe some key factors such as:

  • Adult learning theory and instructional design methodology
  • Learn to efficaciously conduct a needs assessment, develop learning objectives and evaluate the impact of your training initiatives.
  • Understand and apply effective training techniques for managing participants and managing diverse classroom challenges
  • Knowing a variety of learning patterns and engaging in them to create an effective positive learning environment
  • Develop engaging student centred training solutions
  • Establish good rapport with learners for a healthy learning environment
  • Improve presentation skills targeting participant minds.
  • Learn facilitation techniques that help learners participate and interact in the session.

Upon completion of the Master in Education with Learning and Development, learners will be able to:

  • Design, develop and analyze Need Analysis
  • Understand and reflect on Adult Learning Theories
  • Understand the purpose of the training process and what motivates the trainees. They will have the ability to design an effective and productive training session that would make the session more result driven.
  • Learn and understand the knowhow of adapting the different styles of training and development.
  • Understand the role has changed from being a trainer to a facilitator and hence you learn steps to facilitate the learning process of the learners and also on how to conduct the training and development session and things that you need to keep in mind to make your presence felt in the training room.
  • Learning how to focus on the effectiveness of providing feedback, types of feedback, providing solutions to the problem, what to ask trainees, how to observe the trainees, how to receive feedback, types of feedback.
  • Understanding the performance gap of the trainees, how to design the activities to captivate the attention span of the trainees.

Admission Requirement

Earning a college degree is one of the best ways to improve your career and this has been made easy nowadays as numerous online colleges and their faculties have made higher education easily accessible than before. EBC’s learning experiences are tailor made for you. The entire timetable and all the subjects are designed keeping adult learners in mind and to suit almost every lifestyle. Students are increasingly turning to online learning as a practicable alternative to on-campus classes. The plus point is it could allow you to study abroad remotely at a university not in your home country!

Since each and every student comes from different backgrounds and profiles, we like to handle cases individually. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission. Please note that EBC does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs may be completed at home.

Admission to the Master of Arts in Education with Learning & Development is open to students from all disciplines.

  • Recognised Bachelor Degree in any field or Equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is desired

Program Requirements

All our Master programs under Faculty of Education has four distinct parts:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 3 credits and 1 Subject
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 18 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects, comes with 12 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 3 credits

To receive a degree in the programme of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 24 months duration from enrollment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (3 credits)

  • Psychology and Characteristics of Learners

Core (18 credits)

  • Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
    Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
    Assessment & Evaluation in Education
    Instructional Strategies
    Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
    Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (12 credits)

  • Training Need Analysis (Basic and Advance)
    Training and it’s Environments, Equipment’s & Learning - Trainer as a facilitator
    Techniques, Managing Group & Feedback
    Methods, Media, Balancing training, Session Structure & Evaluation of Training

Capstone Project (3 credits) - Choose 1

  • Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
    Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
    Research Paper – L & D in 21st Century – 5000 words

Fees and Funding

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. Total fee

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 1550 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 68000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200000 INR– If Paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript. Courier charges Apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from the USA. Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the programme and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded.
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Career & Opportunities

Nearly every sector offers job opportunities to Graduates with an additional Master's in Training and Development. Schools and colleges employ them to conduct staff improvement sessions for both academic and non-academic people or to train teachers to integrate technology into their lessons. Their work involves designing and developing customized training sessions for employees, clients and volunteers belonging to various businesses as well as non-profit organisations. They also assist content specialists like academics or scientists to put their courses or informational materials online. Armed with an MA in L&D these professionals will be equipped to train adult learners and demonstrate superb leadership, training and organizational skills which will in turn lead them into freelance training or work with any corporate organizations.

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