The Master of Science in Human Resources program is designed to provide you with the specialized skills and knowledge to effectively address cultural, regulatory, behavioral and social changes in today's diverse society. The program focuses on theoretical and practical applications of human resources, and examines the role of the human resources practitioner as a change agent and strategic partner.
Through an interdisciplinary course of study, you’ll be exposed to contemporary HR issues, plus insights from the leadership, management, industrial/organizational psychology and behavioral science disciplines. You will learn the fundamentals of HR that you can apply immediately in your workplace, including strategic management, staffing, training and development, compensation, conflict and negotiation, employee benefits and legal issues.
Who is this program for?
This program is perfect for experienced HR professionals who want to advance within their organization, business owners who need to lead their organization’s human resources function or working professionals planning to transition into the field.
What can you do with a degree in human resources?
Students with a degree in human resources go on to work as HR professionals in the public, private, military and non-profit sectors, partnering with top management in policy-making and strategic decision-making. Students have also gone on to work as consultants and develop their own businesses.