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Masters degrees are more versatile than doctoral qualifications and have a broad range of professional and academic applications. According to the U.S. Department of Education, three types of masters programs exist research, professional, and terminal. The most popular masters degree types are Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in a mixture of subject fields.

A degree in human resource management offers students the foundation for managing and leading a staff at a company or organization. In this field of study, it is common for students to learn a number of skills, such as conflict management, labor relations, creating ROIs and building work teams.

 

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Millennia Atlantic University

The Master of Arts degree program in Human Resources management is 36 semester hours in duration. There are no electives and a thesis is not required for completion. ... [+]

Master of Arts - Human Resource ManagementThe Master of Arts degree program in Human Resources management is 36 semester hours in duration. There are no electives and a thesis is not required for completion. The coursework is divided between management courses that are related to Human Resources Management and corporate decision making and courses that are directly related to key human resources management functional subject matter and also includes a capstone course that brings together many of the subjects covered throughout the program into a final project.

The objective of the Master of Arts Program in Human Resources Management is to provide advanced training in the field of Human Resources supported with the material related to management, economics, and leadership. The program prepares students to be strategic and tactical contributors to business organizations by teaching concepts and skills needed to acquire, develop and retain qualified human capital. This program will make it possible for the mid- or upper-level manager to direct human resources functions in a small business or large corporation.... [-]

USA Doral
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Marymount University

The M.A. in Human Resource Management is available at Marymount’s Reston Center, delivered in a cohort format. ... [+]

Human Resource Management at Reston Center

The M.A. in Human Resource Management is available at Marymount’s Reston Center, delivered in a cohort format.

The cohort approach allows students to be part of an energizing, collaborative learning community – a group of students with common goals who take classes together throughout the duration of the program.

The program runs for six semesters and includes all the courses necessary to complete the HRM degree. This program is designed for beginning and advancing HR professionals, with classes meeting on evenings and weekends.

Reston Center

Marymount’s Reston Center offers a student-centered learning environment, designed to meet the needs of adult learners. Both undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs prepare you for leadership and professional success.... [-]

USA Arlington
September 2019
Part-time
6 semesters
Campus
Marymount University

Marymount’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management prepares professionals to become strategic business partners with leaders, managers, and staff – all of whom must ... [+]

Human Resource Management

Human resources is the business field that deals most directly with any organization’s greatest asset: its people.

Marymount’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management prepares professionals to become strategic business partners with leaders, managers, and staff – all of whom must work together to ensure the high performance of their organization.

Marymount’s curriculum focuses on practical skill application in today’s workplace. It equips students with the full set of human resource competencies – from compensation and benefits to organization development and strategic planning.

MU’s Human Resources faculty is well known in the field for producing graduates who get the job done with excellence. Faculty members bring both academic and professional expertise and provide students with a network of contacts, as well as potential internship and job opportunities. Their scholarship is consistently evidenced by work they publish and present in journals, books, and conference settings worldwide.... [-]

USA Arlington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Marymount University

This dual degree program will prepare students for managing responsibilities in HR departments while enabling them to participate effectively in companywide discussions o ... [+]

Business Administration/Human Resource Management dual degree (M.B.A./M.A.)

Many students interested in graduate study in human resources are aware of the fact that broader business issues – economics, finance, and marketing – are driving many business decisions. In addition, many M.B.A. students recognize the advantages of an industry-specific degree. In response, Marymount offers a dual degree: the Master of Business Administration and Master of Arts in Human Resource Management.

This dual degree program will prepare students for managing responsibilities in HR departments while enabling them to participate effectively in companywide discussions of broader strategic issues. These degrees will prepare students for executive-level responsibilities in human resource departments by better enabling them to understand the business context within which human resource decisions are made. Graduates will be able to:... [-]

USA Arlington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online

Prepare yourself for a key organizational role as a human resource expert with Saint Mary's online MA in Human Resource Management. Curriculum aligned with the Society of ... [+]

Get a Strategic View of HR to Help People and Organizations Succeed

Prepare yourself for a key organizational role as a human resource expert with Saint Mary's online MA in Human Resource Management. Curriculum aligned with the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRM), this program incorporates the most up-to-date expertise and best practices for today's fast-moving, strategically oriented workplace. In addition, it's delivered through an iPad learning platform that keeps you engaged with your coursework, professors, and classmates on the go.

The final capstone course prepares you for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exams. Gain in-depth knowledge in specific areas of Human Resources as well as leadership management principles. Develop a comprehensive organizational perspective to help to guide an organization through times of change and to identify short- and long-term goals. Learn from faculty members with practical career experience who integrate strong examples from the field into the classroom. ... [-]
USA Winona
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Online
Webster University

The human resources manager is the backbone of any successful business or organization. To guarantee their viability, human resource managers need to think of themselves ... [+]

M.A. Human Resources Management

The human resources manager is the backbone of any successful business or organization. To guarantee their viability, human resource managers need to think of themselves as strategic partners. Webster University's master of arts in human resources management prepares human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce.

The master's degree program in human resources management is designed to provide a comprehensive coverage of the major human resource responsibilities, addressing both strategic and operational aspects. Webster University's HR graduate courses involve practical and theoretical considerations in the professional development of men and women in the field of human resources in such settings as business, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations and institutions.... [-]

USA St. Louis Orlando Irvine
March 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus