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Graduate Studies
Sharon Paranto, Director

or Tammy Griffith, Program Assistant 


Spafford Hall 204A
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2558
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Technology Center on Northern State University's campus
M.S. in Training and Development in E-learning
This program is undergoing curriculum changes.  For more information, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at or 605-626-2558.

Technology is an essential part of the classroom and the corporate  world of business and industry. A master's degree in this area will help you, as an education professional or business leader, have a better understanding of technology and how to train others to use technology for success in their field. 
The Master of Science in Training and Development in E-learning prepares you to:
  • Design effective learning environments,
  • Develop high-quality online instruction, and
  • Provide training and professional development opportunities.
Large corporations rely on instructional design departments to develop online training materials for a variety of applications, including new staff orientation, specialized leadership and management preparation, customer service guidelines, and OSHA/safety training.


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Courses focus on technology skills to support organizational technology initiatives, including web and multimedia design and development. You'll also learn advanced techniques to manage technological processes and entrepreneurship opportunities.
This program is available online, giving you the opportunity to complete your degree from the comfort of your home or office.