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 your 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.

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

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Masters
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available
Starts:Weekly

Career Information

There are a lot of moving parts to a business. From the front office to the production floor, the right training can make all the difference between a business that thrives … and one that sputters. The right training begins with a college education focused on what it takes to improve job skills and overall performance[1].

A Master of Science in Performance Improvement can help you prepare for leadership positions in Corporate Training and Human Resources. It can be the edge you need to pursue a position as a training and development specialist – a field expected to see more than 18,900 positions open up by 2024[2] with a median annual salary in the mid-60s[3].

10-year Job Growth

In the next 10 years, employment of training and development specialists is projected to grow by more than 18,900 positions.

  • 271,500
  • 252,600
  • 2014
  • 2024
10-year Job Growth[2]

Average Salaries[3]

  • The top 10% earn$97,660
  • The median earn$57,340
  • The lower 10% earn$31,980
Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries for training and development specialists are dependent on prior experience as well as the number of years of seniority.

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