Master of Science in Human Resource ManagementProgram OverviewProgram DetailsWhy Choose Franklin
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Realize your full potential in 2017. Apply by Jan. 9 and start classes on Feb. 13.
The Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) from Franklin University prepares graduates for overseeing complex employee benefit plans, understanding changing labor laws, and becoming "strategic partners" to CEOs - providing an opportunity to advance your career and your organization’s mission.
Tap into the extensive real-world expertise of Franklin’s highly qualified instructors to help guide you through our MSHRM curriculum and complete your HR master's degree in as few as 16 months.
- Develop and implement training, performance management, and total reward systems
- Manage change and labor-management practices in a global environment
- Recognize international human resources management practices, making adjustments for cross-cultural differences
- Critically analyze and recommend strategic action plans to implement strategies that foster collaboration, work/life balance, and commitment
- Apply learning and new insight immediately at work
Earn your degree from a university built for busy adults
Earn your master's in human resources on your terms by taking classes 100% online. Regionally accredited and nonprofit, Franklin was built from the ground-up to satisfy the needs of adult learners. Faculty with industry expertise means you gain relevant knowledge to apply directly to your current or future career, while our flexible course schedules help to balance your education with work, family, and life. Get started on your future today!
Gain The Skills Employers Desire
Human Resources Director
Human Resources Directors oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of employees and implement strategies and programs related to employee benefits, morale and culture, and training and productivity.View Salary Trends
Human Resource Manager
Human Resources Managers assist in recruiting and screening prospective employees, handling employee-related functions such as hiring, firing, and problem-solving.View Salary Trends
In 2015 there were 46,680 job openings related to Human Resources Management. The previous year, 15,167 students completed programs in Human Resources Management.
|Occupations||Job Openings (2015)||Expected Growth
|Compensation and Benefits Managers||2,624||10.4%|
|Human Resources Managers||4,587||16.9%|
|Training and Development Managers||1,071||14.9%|
|Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists||2,624||10.4%|
|Human Resource Specialists||14,478||11.9%|
|Labor Relations Specialists||1,365||.7%|
Source information provided by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) - June 2016
Our Recipe For Your Success
Academic & Industry Experts
Classes are taught and designed by credentialed professionals with real-world experience.
- Programs are designed by combining the insight of industry leaders with the academic expertise of our faculty, ensuring what you learn translates into on-the-job success.
- Academic concepts and theories are brought to life through our teaching faculty’s professional expertise, and can be immediately applied in your career.
- Faculty with industry experience teach our courses, not graduate students or life-time academics, so you learn not only the theories behind the practice but also how to apply them in real-world situations.
Relevant & Consistent Curriculum
What you learn is a reflection of the program you choose, not the format in which it’s applied.
- All programs are designed for learning outcomes to flow from the program level into actual coursework.
- This top-down approach allows credentialed professionals to customize assignments based on trending industry topics without deviating from a program’s core outcomes.
- Regardless of your professor or the format of your class, you receive the same quality education.
Hands-On Learning Experience
Franklin's coursework teaches not only theories and concepts, but also how they apply to practical situations.
- Professional course designers ensure that class activities such as learning simulations, case studies, interactive videos, and group exercises are relevant and appropriate.
- A curriculum development team is dedicated to making sure all courses are intuitively designed so content is taught in a logical manner that facilitates your success in the classroom and beyond.
Continuously Evolving Programs
Consistent program reviews ensure our programs stay at the forefront of industry trends.
- Survey results and feedback from student and faculty assessments are reviewed regularly so that our programs are always improving and up-to-date.
- A structured review process helps identify industry gaps that guide curriculum enhancements allowing our academic and industry experts to regularly implement new industry trends.
- Regular assessment provides hard data that is used to improve student learning and teaching methods.
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