Today’s successful human resources professionals are versatile, often shifting between departments to work on employee development and recruitment, business leadership, and strategic planning. Our online Master of Science – Human Resource Management degree exposes students to the skills employers are seeking, preparing them to work in a wide variety of managerial and professional roles with both public and private organizations.
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This program is offered in collaboration with JWU’s College of Business and is also available at our Providence campus.
- 2 Years to complete your degree
- 8-week course length
- 15:1 student to faculty ratio
- 95.4% career outcomes rate
- 100% Online career-focused curriculum
What you’ll learn
In addition to developing skills in employee development, recruitment, and strategic planning, in our master's in human resources program you’ll also learn about:
- Apply the models and theories of Human Resource Management at both the strategic and operational levels to improve overall organizational competitiveness.
- Synthesize business competencies to align the human resource functions to support the organization competitiveness and strategic initiatives.
- Develop strategies for an internal environment of diversity and inclusion that recognizes the global environment in which the organization operates.
- 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 human resource management degree online with JWU?
- Earn your degree at your own pace with our accelerated schedule
- Learn from industry-focused faculty with years of experience in human resources
- Curriculum aligns with industry-relevant guidelines determined by the Society for Human Resource Management and the HR Certification Institute
- Curriculum supports students who wish to obtain professional certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)*
- If you have a GPA of 2.85 or higher, you are not required to take the GMAT. Learn more about graduate admissions requirements.
*See www.hrci.org/our-programs/our-certifications for information pertaining to PHR and SPHR certification requirements.
- Organizational Change Management
- Strategic Compensation & Benefits
- Human Resources Metrics & Statistical Research
- Human Resources in a Global Environment
- Advanced Organizational Behavior
*Graduates of this program will earn a Master of Science degree.
What can you do with this degree?
Want to explore careers in this field? Through EMSI’s Career Coach tool, you can browse careers by degree program and get research-backed information on various industries. You can also take an in-depth assessment to determine career suggestions based on your personal interests.
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