Human Performance Technology

The Human Performance Technology specialization prepares you to identify organizational performance problems and recommend effective solutions with corporate, nonprofit, public education and military organizations.


For more information on core and specialization requirements, please visit the Online UWF Catalog.

Human Performance Technology Academic Learning Plan (PDF)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Apply Human Performance Technology concepts, the HPI model and processes to work environments
  • Design, develop, implement and evaluate real-world individual and organizational performance problems
  • Analyze real-world individual and organizational performance problems comprehensively from business and performance perspectives
  • Evaluate research and evaluation studies for applicability to real-world situations
  • Communicate effectively with clients, end-users, and customers orally and in writing
  • Use technology effectively
  • Practice appropriate ethical judgment
  • Develop responses to typical ethical conflicts found in the profession
  • Apply appropriate Code of Ethics to professional interactions
  • Work with others effectively to accomplish projects
  • Develop project management plans that outline project tasks, times, and milestones

Admissions Requirements

The Human Performance Technology specialization requires submission of:

  • GRE score scores no later that the initial semester of enrollment as a degree-seeking student
  • A letter of intent
  • Contact information for three professional references

For more specific graduate admissions requirements, visit the Online UWF Catalog.

Course Descriptions

Descriptions of Specialization Courses and Core Courses are available from the Online UWF Catalog

Learn more from the Human Performance Technology Brochure (PDF)

UWF also offers the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, Education & Training Management Subspecialty—ETMS-HPT

Contact Us

Dr. Byron Havard, Chair
Department of Instructional and Performance Technology
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway, Building 78, Room 129
Pensacola, FL 32514
Phone: (850) 474-2952
Email: bhavard@uwf.edu

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