Amberton University was founded during 1971 as an extension campus within Garland, Texas, as part of Abilene Christian University. As a private and non profit higher education institution based in an Evangelical Christian philosophy, Amberton was recognized as an independent institution during 1982 and renamed Amber University. The University claimed its present name during 2001 and opened a branch camppus within Frisco, Texas during 2006. With a tradition of offering higher education to non-traditional students over the age of 21, Amberton offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through day, evening, and weekend instruction available through on campus and online, distance learning formats. Students interested in pursuing an online Master’s of Science in Human Resource Training and Development through Amberton’s Virtual University program gain the theoretical knowledge, leadership skills, and staff development capabilities to function as professionals within public and private organizations.

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Application Requirements
– Completion of Application
Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, and must be in good standing from the last attended institution or returning to studies after three years of absence.
– Submission of official transcripts from all attended colleges and universities
– Submission of GRE, GMAT, MAT scores if taken within the last six years
– International students must submit a $100 application fee and demonstrate fluency in the English language

Tuition
Tuition rates for studies at Amberton are based upon per hour studies. Tuition is $705.00 per 3 hour course.

Financial Aid
Amberton has a unique “pay as students go” philosophy based in providing affordable, quality education to all students. For students who demonstrate need and qualify for financial aid, Amberton offers:
– Payment Defferment
– Private Student Loans
– Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loans

Amberton does not participate in any Federal financial aid programs.

Curriculum
Amberton’s distance learning program in the discipline of Human Resource Training and Development offers students the combination of classroom theories and real world experiences. The program features means of strengthening managerial skills required to function within leadership positions in a number of global industries. Students gain the ability to manage change, resolve conflict, maintain ethical leadership, and implement organizational and strategic plans. Courses include: theory and application of research methods, ethics for decision making, human resource management, human resource training, conflict management and resolution, leadership theories and practice, organizational change, strategic management, adult learning in the workplace, emerging issues in human resources, organizational culture, development of training programs, and leadership and team development.

Graduates from Amberton’s Master’s of Science in Human Resource Training and Development gain necessary skills and a versatile knowledge base necessary to advance to a number of leadership, management, consulting, or financial services positions within public and private global industries.