The goal of this rigorous program in Human Resource Management is to provide students with a solid foundation in both Human Resources and management in an integrated, structured curriculum that focuses on best practice for HR professionals. In our career-relevant, experiential program, students gain a detailed understanding of management principles as well as developing expertise in core HR functions such as compensation, employment law and labor relations. The result is a highly skilled HR professional who is uniquely prepared to address industry-specific challenges in today’s rapidly changing business environment.
This degree program requires 36 credits and consists of six core management courses, and six concentration courses. It is designed to provide professionals with the necessary human resource management skills required to lead in today’s environment.
Prerequisite: 4+1 students must have approval from the program coordinator prior to enrolling in courses.
Students completing this program will be able to:
· Identify, analyze, and compare theories and practices of ethics and professionalism in HRM
· Analyze global HR issues and their impact on U.S. HR professionals
· Evaluate methods and technologies for strategic HR planning and decision-making
· Understand and apply HR theories and concepts to support employee development
· Identify and navigate the legal environment for HR professionals
Minimum Grade Requirement
A minimum grade of C is required in all graduate courses.