Human performance technology involves systematic and systemic approaches to identifying how work performance improvement can be measured, and most critically applied in real environments to solve actual problems. The certificate provides the student with a fundamental understanding of human technology coupled with targeted coursework in the design and implementation of instructional and non-instructional performance interventions to contribute to performance improvement, strategic planning, and organizational change initiatives. This certificate represents a synthesis in instructional design and technology with business education that benefits performance in a variety of organizations.
Graduate of the program will have the knowledge and skills to contribute to large scale projects that impact multiple facets of an organization. They will also be able to work on performance improvement initiatives.