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16 MSc Programs in Human Resource Development 2024



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MSc Programs 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 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.