The Master of Science degree with a major in Workforce Learning & Performance is designed for those professionals who are seeking careers in the field of training and development. This 36 semester hour program consists of coursework in needs analysis and training analysis, introduction to training and development, facilitation skills, research, diversity, curriculum theory, and program evaluation.


If you are taking courses to improve your knowledge or if you are taking courses not necessarily leading to an advanced degree, you should apply online at ( as a non-degree student. As a non-degree student, you are allowed to take up to 12 credit hours of graduate courses before having to submit the official admission application to the Toulouse Graduate School. Make certain that the courses you take are listed on the degree plan for the Master's degree that you are seeking. The MS in WFLP degree plan is posted on the Learning Technologies website under Current Students or can be accessed within this site.

If you are considering seeking an advanced degree, it is highly recommended that you take no more than 3 credit hours as a non-degree student before applying for admittance to earn an MS in WFLP. The reason for this is so that you do not accrue too many credit hours before you are officially admitted to the program. 

To change from non-degree to MS in WFLP, you must complete the Change of Major form (   with the Toulouse Graduate School and change your degree choice from non-degree to MS-WFLP. Your application will be sent to the Department of Learning Technologies. Submission of your application to the WFLP program from the Toulouse Graduate School does not mean automatic acceptance into the program. Other criteria will be reviewed in addition to the application materials (see Admission section below).

For information regarding your status contact the Toulouse Graduate School at 940.565.2383. 

CTE Certification

For those candidates interested in pursuing a Career and Technical Education (CTE) teaching certificate, please be advised that the graduate level courses for certification may be used on a Master of Science degree plan in WFLP. However, the certification process and the Master's degree process are separate entities. 

For certification information, contact Rebecca How at 940.565.2957 or email her at or visit the CTE website.

A degree plan worksheet for students wanting to earn CTE certification and an MS in WFLP with an emphasis in CTE is available, WFLP Master of Science (CTE). Contact the Master’s adviser for more information about earning the certification and the master’s degree.

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