MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Human Resource Management
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Reach your professional goals with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Johnson & Wales University!
This online MPA degree with a concentration in human resource management takes a multifaceted approach to management that includes leadership, personnel management, policy/program evaluation, diversity, and ethical governance. Students in this program will be poised to work in a variety of fields after graduation, including government agencies, health organizations, justice administration and law enforcement, and not-for-profit organizations.
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This program is offered in collaboration with JWU’s John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences and the College of Business.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Upon completion of this program, graduates are expected to:
- Critically analyze and use knowledge of academic theory, legal issues and/or regulations to inform ethical practice and policy format within public and third sector organizations/agencies.
- Manage and apply effective standards of public and third sector governance within organizational structures.
- Assess and effectively manage sector-specific functions, programs and resources.
- Advance professional communication, public outreach and responsiveness standards in a manner that promotes accountability, inclusion and other public service values.
- Apply professional standards and practices for ethical conduct, legal requirements and regulatory guidelines in the administration of human resource policies and procedures.
WHY EARN YOUR MPA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FROM JWU?
- Complete coursework and assignments at your own pace through our convenient online format
- Learn from faculty with years of experience who can help inform your career
- Participate in experiential learning assignments, designed to prepare you for advanced-level positions with public and private organizations
During this program, students will take courses like:
- Effective Leadership
- Public Administration and Governance
- Organizational Training and Development
- And more
*Graduates of this program will earn a Master of Public Administration degree.
What Can You Do With This Degree?
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