Villanova's Graduate Programs in Human Resource Development have been designed to accommodate the needs of all types of students. Campus courses are offered in the evenings and on weekends, allowing students to both work and pursue their education simultaneously.
The MS in Human Resource Development is based on generalist preparation,emphasizing strategic planning, organizational development, statistics,business development and organizational training. The program is ideal for students pursuing jobs in corporate human resource departments or in human resource consulting organizations. The degree program offers students the flexibility to choose up to two elective courses from other graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences such as Public Administration or Communication.
Final Examination Requirement:
M.S. in HRD candidates must complete and pass one of the following final exams to complete the degree requirements:
- Villanova Written Comprehensive Examination
- PHR, SPHR, GPHR
- Assurance of Learning Assessment
This school offers programs in:
- Average Time for Completion: 1 1⁄2 -2 years full-time; 3-4 years part-time.
- Maximum Time Allowed for Completion: 6 years
- Statement of Goals
- 3 recommendation letters
- Completed application form