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M.S. Degree in Human Resource Management

Human Resource Master’s Degree Program - HR Master’s Degree Program OverviewProgram DetailsWhy Choose Franklin

Course Descriptions

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Get an in-depth view of the courses that provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make an impact within your chosen field.


Master of Science in Human Resource Management Degree

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Study applicable, real-world scenarios and convert knowledge into strategy to become an effective leader in your field.

Meet Your Faculty

From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin program is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Gary Stroud

Gary Stroud - Program Chair

Dr. Stroud has more than 20 years of experience in the HR industry. Most recently, he created programs and strategies for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. Gary has been a member of the Franklin faculty since 2006 and holds a Ph.D. from Capella University.

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Program Outcomes

  • Develop and research how to implement legal and ethical strategic HR planning and processes: recruitment, selection and retention; training; performance management; implement total reward systems; managing change; and labor-management practices in a global environment
  • Contrast international HR practices and recognize necessary adjustments for cross cultural differences
  • Critically analyze and recommend strategic action plans to address HR and organizational issues
  • Evaluate organizational culture and understand how to implement organizational change strategies that foster collaboration, work/life balance, and commitment
  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral, written, and interpersonal communication including technology and presentation skills

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