Graduate Certificate

Human Performance Technology Online Certificate

Work in management, training, organizational development and more.

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Apply research-based best practices to identify organizational performance improvement challenges and opportunities
International Society for Performance Improvement University Case Study Competition winning team, 2010 and 2019
Apply systems thinking and change management skills to organizational solutions

Human Performance Technology Online Certificate Overview

The Certificate in Human Performance Technology from the University of West Florida develops your skills in identifying and solving performance problems. UWF’s HPT certificate program aligns to performance standards and competencies developed by the American Society for Talent Development and the International Society for Performance Improvement.

The HPT certificate can be completed at your convenience because it is fully online. Expert faculty provide web-based course materials that allow you to interact with your instructor and other students.

Coursework in human performance technology examines organizational performance from a solution-neutral position, recognizing that instruction may not be the most appropriate means of improving individual and organizational performance. With a skillset including technological and intervention implementation, graduates will be prepared to work in almost any industry.

With a human performance improvement certification, you could work in business, healthcare, public and private education, military and non-profit sectors. Career paths could include all levels of management, workforce and staff training, organizational development and structural support design. You might work as an analyst, evaluator and strategist, change leader and more.

This certificate can be completed independently or as part of the M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Working professionals seeking to advance their careers and add value to their organizations
  • Graduate non-degree-seeking students
  • Those completing the M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Technology

You Will Be Able To:

  • Examine organizational performance from a solution-neutral position
  • Analyze and identify root causes of gaps in organizational performance
  • Diagnose performance problems and identify opportunities before proposing solutions
  • Oversee solutions from inception to completion