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6 MScs in Human Resource Development

Many bachelor’s degree-holders choose to pursue a Master of Science, or MSc degree, to further their education and expand their career opportunities within a given field. Most master’s degree programs take about two or three years to complete, and some graduates choose to continue their education afterward to obtain an even higher advanced degree. Just what is an MSc in Human Resource… Read more

Many bachelor’s degree-holders choose to pursue a Master of Science, or MSc degree, to further their education and expand their career opportunities within a given field. Most master’s degree programs take about two or three years to complete, and some graduates choose to continue their education afterward to obtain an even higher advanced degree.

Just what is an MSc in Human Resource Development? This rigorous course of study is intended to enhance and develop highly desirable skills of today’s leading human resource professionals. Common topics and areas of study generally include accounting and payroll techniques, insurance considerations, general management and hiring techniques, and new and emerging technologies and software programs commonly used in global human resources departments. Some human resources programs emphasize social sciences such as sociology and human psychology, while others focus more on the financial side of the career. 

Successful graduates of Master of Science in Human Resource Development programs are generally able to climb the corporate ladder more quickly than their less-educated career competitors. They also typically earn more money and are often qualified for work in higher education, if desired.

Tuition costs for obtaining a Master in Human Resource Development vary substantially from program to program based on factors such as the location of the school and the prestige of both the school and the specific degree program. Students should speak with each school of interest for specific tuition information.

Human resource development master’s degree-holders are prepared for work in a broad assortment of global corporate environments. Many find work as payroll administrators or managers, while others become recruiting or staffing managers, training and development specialists, labor relations managers or benefits and compensation managers.   

Students interested in furthering their education and ultimately establishing a rewarding career in human resource development should explore the extensive global opportunities detailed in our database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Robert Kennedy College
Zürich , Switzerland +3 More

This course is ideal if you want to specialise in human resource management. You will develop your understanding of HRM practices across a variety of organisational settings, ... +

This course is ideal if you want to specialise in human resource management. You will develop your understanding of HRM practices across a variety of organisational settings, with an emphasis on strategic, international and comparative analysis. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Feb 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester , USA

Get the skills needed to help an organization with its workforce needs. By incorporating a global focus into the master's of human resources degree, RIT ensures that our gradu ... +

Get the skills needed to help an organization with its workforce needs. By incorporating a global focus into the master's of human resources degree, RIT ensures that our graduates can maximize human potential, increase productivity, and retain great talent. You will be able to successfully plan and execute corporate strategy related to human capital, develop workplace talent, retain valuable employees, and much more. Whether you’re starting a career in human resources or enhancing your competencies in training, instructional design, performance management, and employee development, you’ll graduate as a strategic leader of the human potential in your organization. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
Online
 
American College of Management and Technology
Zagreb , Croatia

The master of science degree in human resource development prepares students to influence the human assets of an organization to positively impact organizational outcomes.

The master of science degree in human resource development prepares students to influence the human assets of an organization to positively impact organizational outcomes. -
MSc
Part-time
21 months
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Kuching , Malaysia

This M.Sc. HRD program is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is especially targeted at working professionals. Courses are designed to upgra ... +

This M.Sc. HRD program is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is especially targeted at working professionals. Courses are designed to upgrade knowledge and skills among professionals in the area of human resource development and management. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Amberton University
Garland , USA

The program is a specialized degree program designed to provide students with those competencies necessary to assess learning needs and design training methodologies for human ... +

The program is a specialized degree program designed to provide students with those competencies necessary to assess learning needs and design training methodologies for human development within work environments. -
MSc
Full-time
Campus
 
National-Louis University, College of Management & Business
Chicago , USA

Provides for an in-depth examination of theory and principles in the human resource management and human resource development functional areas.

Provides for an in-depth examination of theory and principles in the human resource management and human resource development functional areas. -
MSc
Full-time
Campus
 

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