MS in Human Resources

This degree program provides the skills and tools needed to maximize employee engagement and address cultural, regulatory and behavioral issues in a diverse workforce. Students will learn strategic management, staffing, training and development, conflict and negotiation, employee benefits and legal issues.

Program Overview

The master’s in human resources prepares you to attract, retain and develop collaboration among an employee base. You will focus on theoretical and practical application while examining the HR professional as a strategic partner within an organization, with the ability to make sustainable change in support of organizational goals.

As a student, you will:

  • Apply an integrated and systems-oriented approach to human resources that aligns and supports business strategy. 
  • Assess the impact of globalization, multiculturalism, and multi-generational workforces on organizational policy, practices and performance. 
  • Design strategies to ensure workforce capabilities are aligned with organizational needs.
  • Develop strategies to ensure workforce performance is continuously aligned with organizational needs.
  • Build strategic partnerships that address complex business needs and meet corporate social responsibility, ethical objectives, and legal considerations. 
  • Evaluate business data to make effective strategic decisions that align with support business goals.

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Next Session

Oct 23, 2017

Estimated Cost

Ways to Learn

Hybrid

(on-campus/online)

Online

Available Campuses

Bangor Naval Base Kitsap
1042 Tautog Circle, Silverdale, WA 98315
Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Ft. Lewis Campus
6242 Colorado Avenue, Room B-148, Ft. Lewis, WA 98433
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Lacey Campus
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA 98516
Lemoore NAS Campus
Bldg. 824, Suite 101, Hancock Circle, NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
McChord AFB Campus
851 Lincoln Blvd, Room 323, McChord AFB, WA 98438
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Fully Online
Working adults prefer the flexible format that allows them study any time of day.
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Whidbey Island NAS Campus
1045 W. Midway Street, Room 116, Bldg. 2739, Oak Harbor, WA 98278

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • Completed application
  • GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
Transcripts

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

Graduate Level Exams

Most of Brandman’s Master Degree programs do not require a graduate level exam; however, there are a few that do. For detailed information about which Brandman programs have graduate exam and minimum test score requirements, please reference the Brandman University Catalog.

Program Curriculum

  • OLCU 501 Organizational Research

    3

    HRCU 600 Human Resource Foundations

    3

    HRCU 602 Strategic Business Concepts and Human Resources

    3

    HRCU 603 Globalization and Diversity

    3

    HRCU 604 Workforce Planning

    3

    HRCU 605 Talent Management

    3

    HRCU 606 Strategic and Legal Leadership

    3

    OLCU 615 Leading Organizational Change

    3

    Core Courses Subtotal

    24

    Elective Courses

     

    The student may choose among human resources graduate courses as well as graduate courses in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Administration, Marketing, Organizational Leadership and/or Public Administration.

    9

    Elective Courses Subtotal

    9

    Capstone Course

     

    HRCU 650 Strategic Management of Human Resources

    3

    Capstone Course Subtotal

    3

    Total Credits

    36

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