In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Developing, teaching, and administering employee training programs that may take place in a classroom or online.
- Working in almost any industry, sometimes embedded in a company’s Human Resources Department.
- Must have prior work experience in a related field such as education, human resources, or the employing organization’s industry.
In your job search, you may find listings for this career under different titles. You can find some examples of these, as well as more information about this career, at Career One Stop.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree, but some employers will hire candidates with an associate degree and relevant work experience. Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Licensure is not required to work as a Training and Development Specialist.