Apr 16, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Management

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The Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management is designed to facilitate the professional and career development of individuals currently working in human resource management, and to provide in-depth study and preparation for those who wish to gain entry into the field.

Students will receive the practical preparation needed to be active and informed members of their professional community and to have a keen awareness of the issues and trends driving the human resource management field. Emphasis is placed on the role of globalization and the competencies for becoming a strategic partner.

Program Director 

Albert Cabral, M.B.A., M.S.

Entry Requirements  

  1. Completed Online Application
  2. Completion of the professional statement as described on the application
  3. Official transcripts from all colleges attended
    • Applicant must have completed, or will be completing, a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative index of 3.0 and a “B” average in the major field by the start date of the desired term.
      • An applicant who does not meet these grade point average expectations must address them in his/her professional statement; please see the Professional Statement section of the admissions application for further information.
      • A course in introductory statistics at the undergraduate or graduate level plus a course in organizational behavior or management at the undergraduate or graduate level (student may take MGT 503 as an elective in lieu of the Management/Organizational Behavior prerequisite).
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. Interview with the program director
  6. Resume

Application Deadlines:
For Summer, Fall or Spring Terms:
Rolling admission 

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate expertise in all HRM fuctional areas
  2. Synthesize knowledge, competencies and skills needed to be a strategic HR business partner and advocate for the management of human resources in order to ensure sustainable organizational success
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of HRM practices that contribute to the creation of an organizational culture and work environment that fosters employee engagement and ethical business practice
  4. Understand and explain the role of HR as an agent of change for individual employees and the organization
  5. Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate ideas and concepts in oral and written form

Elective Courses (9 credits)

Choose 3 courses from subjects MGT, HRM or HRD with approval from advisor.


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