Master of Science in Human Resource Management
Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) program is designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to lead, develop, and implement an HR strategy to recruit, cultivate, and manage the most important assets of any organization—people.
With Strayer's human resource management master's degree you will:
- Understand the strategic role of HR and explore the management of core functions—total rewards, talent management, organizational development, HR information systems, and employee and labor relations.
- Become adept at creating HR policies and strategies that get results. In every sector—public, private, non-profit, and government—competitive advantage is created through a well-managed workforce.
- Learn how to make the most out of talent, and create your own critical advantage for success.
Key Learning Objectives
- Learn HR theory and management practices, and how they impact individuals and organizations.
- Understand how to manage and create HR policies and practices that align with larger business strategies.
- Develop critical thinking and analytical skills needed to conduct research and measure human resource performance.
- Refine the ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of HR situations thus creating an ethical organizational culture.
- Build leadership skills in order to motivate others toward organizational growth and change.
- Increase familiarity with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in measuring HR performance and forecasting needs.
- Strengthen the communication skills needed to effectively share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts.
- Develop strategies, policies and practices that foster an appreciation for diversity.
Tailor your degree to your career goals through a choice of two separate concentrations, which explore the powerful and diverse impact of HR management.
|Human Resource And Organizational Development Concentration||Human Resource Generalist Concentration|
Program LengthStrayer University students are mostly working adults who earn their degrees at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part-time, and the normal time to complete this program is 4.5 years.
On-Time Graduation Rate99% of our students who graduated from this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, did so within 4.5 years.
Program CostsCost information for Strayer University programs is available at www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees. The tuition and fees for the entire program at current rates are $28,820 for both full-time and part-time students. Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit undergraduate students enrolling for Winter 2014 and future quarters. Rates also apply to undergraduate students who enrolled in the Fall 2013 Graduation Fund Plus Program at participating campuses in Virginia and Texas. For all other students enrolled prior to Winter 2014, please visit www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees for undergraduate tuition rates. The total estimated cost for books and supplies for the entire program is $1,800. Strayer University does not offer on-campus housing.
Median Loan DebtFor all students completing this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the median cumulative loan debt for each of the following are:
- Federal student loans: $40,800
- Private loans: $0
- Institutional finance loans: $0
Occupations for this program
The following U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes and occupational titles are disclosed pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, and correspond to the U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code for this program.
|Title||O*Net Link||SOC Code|
|Business Teachers, Postsecondary||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1011.00||25-1011.00|
|Compensation and Benefits Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3111.00||11-3111.00|
|Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1141.00||13-1141.00|
|Human Resources Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3121.00||11-3121.00|
|Labor Relations Specialists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1075.00||13-1075.00|
|Training and Development Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3131.00||11-3131.00|
|Training and Development Specialists||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1151.00||13-1151.00|