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Earn Your MA in Organization, Information & Learning Sciences

This program offers a unique perspective on learning sciences by concentrating on the convergence of organization development, information design and data management, and instructional design and instructional technology.

The Learning Officer Concentration offers a path for professionals to quickly develop a competitive edge in this expanding field of employment. Chief Learning Officers can work in nearly every industry. Students apply their learning in real world contexts developing tools and processes to make education more relevant, timely, and engaging for organizations.

Program Details

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be in demand in any learning organization in various industries, such as private sector, non-profit organizations, healthcare, government agencies, and military. Possible job titles include:

  • Learning Officer
  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Learning Consultant
  • Human Resource Development Manager
  • Organizational Development and Learning

Admissions Requirements

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, at least a 3.0 GPA in the last sixty (60) hours of undergraduate work, and required documentation including a letter of intent, a resume, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total cost per credit hour is $415.66. There is a student technology fee charged each semester. It is $150 in the Fall, $150 in the Spring, and $20 in the Summer. There may be additional costs, depending on the class. Additional costs are often for textbooks, supplemental course materials, and proctoring fees.

74.2% of UNM students also receive financial aid. Financial aid refers to funding intended to help students pay expenses related to their education. Sources may be from grants, scholarships, and work-study programs from federal, state, institutional, and private sources.

Student Services

UNM's Graduate Resource Center provides prospective and current students with a variety of resources to promote academic success, provide research support, increase student retention, and reduce time to degree completion.

30 Credit Hours for Degree Completion

$415.66 per Credit Hour*

*Effective fall 2021. College differential tuition rates and additional fees may apply.

Finish Faster with 8-Week Courses

High-Quality Education Wherever You Are

Learn from top-notch faculty as you earn the same degree as on-campus peers. The UNM community, both online and on campus, is research driven and diverse.

Affordability & Convenience to Fit Your Life

We’ve built our programs with affordability and flexibility in mind. With eight-week accelerated online courses, it’s easier than ever to cross the finish line.

The Support You Need to Help You Succeed

As a Hispanic-serving, military-friendly institution, we aim to support students of all backgrounds with the resources and opportunities you need to succeed.

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