M.S. in Human Resource Management Program Information
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The Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree examines theory and applications in all levels of organizational strategy, culture, and practice. Topic areas include human resource management roles and contributions in business planning and strategy, job value analyses, alternative work systems, recruitment and selection, fair employment practices, performance appraisal and management, compensation design and management, job evaluation systems, career development, and employee rights. The topics include the study of specific quantitative and qualitative theories and methods used to collect reliable and valid human resource management data for decision purposes.
Statement of Purpose To provide a life-enhancing educational experience that leads to realizing career and personal objectives. This inter-disciplinary program has been developed for working professionals seeking practical engagement with the fields of human resources and business.
Goals of the Master of Science in Human Resource Management Program To combine relevant theory and practice in order for students to: 1. Obtain knowledge applicable to enhancing their current position, next position, and long-term careers 2. Apply skills and aptitudes appropriate to solving business problems and capitalizing on business opportunities 3. Learn to utilize their strengths and pre-dispositions to societal advantage
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 globa
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