Education and Innovation

This concentration includes courses on education and workplace training, organizational design and engagement, how to cultivate organizational culture, talent development, interpersonal communication in the workplace, how to lead a remote workforce, and many more.

Occupational Highlight: Corporate Trainer

What do they do?: Corporate trainers, according to, are professionals that educate and train employees in a corporate or organizational setting. All organizations across all industries use corporate trainers to ensure employees have the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their jobs.

Corporate trainers:

  • Develop/provide training programs and curricula
  • Work with leadership to develop course work and report on the effectiveness of training
  • Providing professional development courses or programs
  • Monitor the efficacy of employee trainings and learning
  • Lead orientations

Skills Necessary

Corporate trainers need to be organized, manage time effectively, be able to work with a variety of populations and stakeholders, engaged in critical thinking, and both understand decision-making and problem-solving.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree is required. Related majors include leadership, educational psychology, organizational management and many others.

Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS 2019):

              Median salary:              $113,350

Job growth:  328,000 jobs with an additional 30,000 jobs over the next 10 years (+9% growth)