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A dmissions To be admitted to the professional certification, students must provide: • Evidence of a bachelor’s degree in any field and official transcripts from all postsecondary academic institutions attended. Transcripts from non-English language institutions must be translated into English • An interview with the GTIC coordinator • English proficiency, as determined by the GTIC coordinator • Completion of Texas A&M’s application form for G6 status, including a $75 application fee (either a check from an international bank or an approved international credit card number in the applicant’s name) To be admitted to the master’s degree program, students must provide: • Evidence of a bachelor’s degree in any field and official transcripts from all postsecondary academic institutions attended. Transcripts from non-English language institutions must be translated into English. • TOEFL of 550 (written) or 213 (computer) or 80 (internet-based) or 400 on the GRE verbal or IELTS score of at least 6 or a GMAT verbal score of at least 22 taken within the past two years. Students with a degree from a country where English is the primary language need not take an English competency exam. • Formal program application and $75 application fee (either a check from an international bank or an approved international credit card number in the applicant’s name). • Statement of career objectives • Résumé • Completion of the 14-credit professional certification in HRD (or current enrollment) • Grade point average in the 14-credit professional certification and all earned degrees that predicts successful completion of the degree

College of Education & Human Development

Human Resource D evelopment K ingdom of Bahrain Department of Educational Administration & Human Resource Development

P rofessional Certification & Master ’ s D egree

Contact & Resources Human Resource Development Program Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-4226 Noelle Barnes, HRD Program Advisor 979.862.4154 | noellebarnes@tamu.edu

Office of Admission and Records applicant@tamu.edu Office of Financial Aid 979.845.3236 Office of Graduate Studies 979.845.3631

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Human Resource D evelopment P rofessional Certification The professional certif icates in human resource development (HRD) and human resource management (HRM) and the master of science degree in HRD from Texas A&M University are intensive academic programs with a theory-to-practice focus aimed at supporting the development

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of human resources specif ic knowledge and skills. The programs are designed to support students with varying levels of professional experience from early career to experienced supervisor, manager or executive.

(M aster ’s)

The course delivery format for the professional certification and the master’s in HRD invites participation and integration of student interests and related practical experience. Courses are offered face-to-face in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Each course is delivered over two consecutive weekends (Thursdays and Fridays or Fridays and Saturdays)—with readings and course content provided online prior to the in-person classes and assignments following the weekend course meetings. The professional certification requires four

courses and an internship project for a total of 14 credit hours. The typical five course (14 credit) sequence typically requires one calendar year from the start of the first class. The master’s program can typically be completed in about two and a half years.

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(P rofessional C ertification )

Required Core Courses:

Graduates with this degree work in many HRD positions including trainers, training directors, administrators, consultants, corporate HR directors, state agency directors and many others. Job opportunities can be found in areas such as business and industry, the military, health and government agencies, and academia.

EHRD 684 • Professional Internship

Required Core Courses:

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EHRD 613 • Career Development EHRD 627 • Reseach and Development in HRD EHRD 630 • Adult Learning EHRD 684 • Professional Internship Electives (12 credit hours approved by faculty and GTIC)

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Master ’ s

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The non-thesis master’s in HRD emphasizes learning, performance and development systems in a variety of organizational contexts. The 14-credit professional certification is transferable to the 37-credit master’s degree. Students are awarded a master’s degree upon completion of the 23 remaining degree program hours in HRD.

(in addition to the professional certification courses)

and

EHRD 603 • Foundations of HRD EHRD 612 • Training and Development in HRD EHRD 625 • Organization Development and Performance in HRD

Electives (3 credit hours approved by faculty and GTIC)


Bahrain Human Resource Development Program Brochure