Performance Improvement (MS)

Online Degree in Performance Improvement 

Looking for an advanced education that can take your career to a whole new level? Grantham University’s Master of Science in Performance Improvement (MS-PI) program teaches progressive skills in organizational resource management. Through Grantham’s convenient, 100% online format and professionally relevant courses, you will learn how to manage complex organizational challenges through performance improvement strategies. Additionally, you will become adept at analyzing an organization, generating strategies to maximize performance and implementing solutions. At Grantham, we understand that you're busy life can make it difficult to earn your Performance Improvement degree. Taking advantage of our convenient online format allows anyone with a demanding schedule, including active duty military personnel and their families, to pursue the degree they've always dreamed of.

MS Performance Improvement Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate organizational and human performance problems and issues
  • Utilize communication skills
  • Prepare proposals and develop strategies to influence stakeholder decisions
  • Design and develop viable interventions to improve performance
  • Analyze professional, ethical, legal and social issues and responsibilities
  • Measure and revise performance improvement solutions
  • Design and manage performance improvement projects
  • Employ and apply quantitative techniques in performance improvement areas

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

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"Grantham had exactly what I was looking for, including flexible course offerings, reasonable prices and best of all, the degree I was looking for: Master of Science in Performance Improvement."

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Course Highlights & Curriculum

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
HPI501 Introduction to Organizational and Human Performance
BA590 Organizational Behavior
HPI515 Measurement and Assessment Strategies
HPI620 Strategic Human Resources Management
HPI633 Knowledge, Learning, and Enterprise Systems
HPI632 Evaluating Results and Benefits

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
BA590 Organizational Behavior 3
GU500 Graduate Student Success 1
HPI501 Introduction to Organizational and Human Performance 3
HPI505 Principles of Human Performance Technology 3
HPI507 Learning and Performance 3
HPI513 Performance Consulting, Persuasive Communication and Influence Process 3
HPI515 Measurement and Assessment Strategies 3
HPI620 Strategic Human Resources Management 3
HPI631 Performance Analysis 3
HPI632 Evaluating Results and Benefits 3
HPI633 Knowledge, Learning and Enterprise Systems 3
HPI641 Learning Theories and Technology 3
HPI699 Capstone Performance Project 3
Program and core: 37
Electives (0): 0
Total: 37

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Masters
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

Career Information

The Masters of Science in Performance Improvement program prepares professionals for work in any industry as leaders in managing complex organizational and human performance challenges. Today, when the economy is uncertain and regulatory requirements are changing constantly, businesses need highly talented individuals who can lead organizational changes and improve human performance using technologies. Graduates of the MS-PI program typically perform in leadership roles within Human Resources, Training & Development, Organizational Development, and Transformational Services.

10-year Job Growth

In the next 10 years, employment of human resources managers is projected to grow by more than 9,300 positions, which is a 13% increase.

  • 81,000
  • 71,800
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs.
*2020 total jobs is an estimate.

Average Salaries

  • The top 10% earn$166,400
  • The median earn$99,180
  • The lower 10% earn$61,560
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.

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