A Higher Degree of Success: Drexel’s Human Resource Development Degree

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Drexel’s School of Education offers an innovative online Human Resource Development degree.

Drexel’s School of Education offers an innovative online Human Resource Development degree.

It’s no secret that for most companies today, developing talent is crucial to success in an intensely competitive global marketplace. For those organizations looking to maximize employee performance and staff development, training and education are a must. At the SHRM conference that ended today, Drexel University highlighted how that education should start with the company’s HR professionals – with one innovative twist.

Typically, HR professionals receive their Master’s in Human Resource Development from a college’s business school but Drexel University takes a different approach and offers their program through the School of Education. “In a global economy driven by knowledge, organizations with the most talented staff are going to come out ahead” says Dr. Ken Hartman, President of Drexel University Online. “For Human Resources professionals at universities, governments and business, this means an increased focus on guiding their workforce through advanced education. An advanced degree from a School of Education can help HR professionals stand out in their field and make them key leaders in tomorrow's society."

With concentrations available in business, education or global settings, Drexel’s program is suitable for human resource professionals, managers and executives in a wide variety of industries. Classes are offered online so professionals have the flexibility to take classes on their own schedule from anywhere. And, students receive the same prestigious degree online, as on campus. Awarded the Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education Award by the Sloan-C Consortium, Drexel is recognized an institution that has designed and implemented an outstanding and comprehensive online learning curriculum.
Drexel University's School of Education has been recognized as a member of the Academy of Human Resource Development’s Program Excellence Network (PEN) which includes 30 of the best HRD programs in the country. And, U.S. News & World Report ranks Drexel as one of “America’s BEST Graduate Schools 2012.”

For more information on Drexel University Online’s Human resource Development program please visit Drexel’s website, e-mail info@drexel.com, or call (877) 215-0009.

About Drexel University Online:
Drexel University is a winner of the 2010 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education. Founded in 1891 and offering online degrees since 1996, Drexel University has become renowned for innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the United States and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report and maintains regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. Drexel University is a comprehensive research university with three campuses in Philadelphia and one in Sacramento. Over 100 of Drexel's certificates and degree programs are offered online placing the university at the forefront of online education. For more information about these programs, visit http://www.Drexel.com

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Christine Fagan
215-895-6121
Christine.Fagan(at)drexel.edu

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