WIN THE TALENT WAR.

As an HR professional, you can shape the future of your organization. Finding, hiring and retaining the best people is the surest way for your company to compete and win in the marketplace. Strayer University’s master of science in human resource management degree gives you advanced human resource management skills to develop better programs, negotiate wisely and bring increased value to your company.

Strayer’s human resource degree helps you manage human capital in any industry across all sectors, including public, private, consulting, nonprofit and government.

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From understanding the strategic role of HR to the core functions of total rewards, talent management, organizational development, HR information systems, and employee and labor relations, your human resource management degree will help you craft policies that get results. Learn how to make the most out of talent, and create your own critical advantage for success.

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Strayer University’s master of science in human resource management degree gives you advanced human resource management skills to develop better programs, negotiate wisely and bring increased value to your company.

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Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Human Resource And Organizational Development

ADVANCE YOUR HR EXPERTISE:

Explore key practices for developing organizations and creating a true learning culture
Build a knowledge base of adult learning concepts, as well as how to create, implement and measure employee development programs
Learn to facilitate organizational change
Learn HR theory and practices, and how they impact individuals and organizations
Develop HR policies and practices that align with the larger business strategies of an organization
Develop the critical thinking skills to conduct research and measure human resource performance within the organization
Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of HR situations
Build leadership skills in order to motivate others toward organizational growth and change
Increase your familiarity with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in measuring HR performance and forecasting needs
Strengthen the communication skills you need to effectively share information, persuade others and manage conflicts

FOR REAL-WORLD CAREERS SUCH AS:

Compensation and Benefits Manager
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist
Human Resources Managers
Human Resources Specialists
Labor Relations Specialists
Postsecondary Business Teachers
Training and Development Managers
Training and Development Specialists

Classes start

Oct. 6th

Credit Hours

54

Courses

12

Cost per Course

$2,325 Tuition and Fees

Graduate in

4.5 years
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Loudoun

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Ashburn, VA 20147
United States
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Manassas

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Manassas, VA 20109
United States
P:
703.330.8400

Rockville

4 Research Place Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
United States
P:
301.548.5500
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Key Courses in Your Concentration.

HRM 560-Managing Organizational Change

Evaluate the organizational change process related to the principles and practices of various types of organizations. Examine change processes and techniques used to facilitate change and apply them to systems such as information technology, communication, policy and procedures, corporate culture and leadership.

HRM 562-Developing a Learning Organization

Analyze the process of creating a learning-based culture consisting of a system of shared values, which is essential for organizational success and sustained performance. Examine how organization-wide learning cultures are created, and develop the leadership strategies that support a learning culture.

HRM 565-Developing Human Capital

Analyze an organization’s human assets and the processes related to human capital development. Examine how different perceptions, motives, attitudes, values and mental models influence behavior. Major themes include adult learning concepts, thriving in a learning organization and providing development and training to ensure continual and optimal skill and knowledge competency.

HRM 568-Human Resource Management Consulting

Analyze the human resource management profession from a consulting perspective. Learn how to capitalize on your experience to succeed in the human resource consulting field. Explore principles and practices in relation to developing human resource management solutions for clients.

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Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$2,325.00 per course (Full-Time), $2,325.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $1,800.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit graduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for graduate tuition rates.

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Graduate in 1.5 to 3 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 2 or more per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 1.5 years or fewer
Part-time 1 class per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 3 years

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

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Key Courses in Your Major.

BUS 508-Contemporary Business

Examine the functions and processes within a business enterprise and key factors affecting productivity. Review the dynamics of the business operations environments both internal and external factors affecting competition and considerations for global operations. Receive a conceptual base for assessing and enhancing strategic performance in a business organization through the integration of the core business functions, effective resource management and sound leadership.

BUS 520-Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Analyze the interaction of individual, group and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in business and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examine a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture, and managing change. Receive a conceptual base for interpreting, assessing, and influencing human behavior in an organization.

HRM 500-Human Resource Management Foundations

Examine the theoretical foundation of the human resource management field and the evolution of human resource management, labor and law, including human capital. Analyze trends and issues influencing the development and application of these elements within contemporary organizations. Explore the effects of regulation on businesses.

HRM 510-Business Employment Law

Analyze the foundation of employment law and how it impacts the employer-employee relationship. Topics covered include the selection, development and termination of employees; maintaining policies that support diversity; and employee pay and benefit packages. Develop an appreciation for the legal process and how organizations can manage risk.

HRM 517-Managing Human Resource Projects

Define and analyze management techniques for planning ,estimating and facilitating human resource projects. Examine project management processes, including developing objectives, creating work plans, preparing schedules, allocating resources and coordinating overall effort. Techniques are introduced to help keep projects on track and enhance team motivation.

HRM 520-Human Resource Information Systems

Analyze information technologies and systems used to maintain data relative to the human resource needs of an organization. Examine how human resource management systems are integrated into larger organizational databases and systems. These systems and technologies are evaluated for their effectiveness of achieving human resource and organizational goals.

HRM 522-Ethics and Advocacy for Human Resource Professionals

Analyze ethical policies, behavior and fairness in organizations. Examine the role of human resource professionals as ethical change agents and advocates for employees. Evaluate the responsibility and accountability of human resource professionals in fostering an ethical organization by implementing fair policies and procedures.

HRM 530-Strategic Human Resource Management

Analyze workforce management processes in light of their strategic importance. Examine the relationships between the traditional human resource functions and the various business functions so that efficiency and effectiveness are balanced and optimized. Review these processes and relationships in both the domestic and global environments now and in the future.

HRM 599-Human Resource Management Capstone

Integrate the concepts you have learned in the Master of Science in Human Resource Management program. Synthesize and apply the knowledge, competencies and skills acquired throughout the program by evaluating cases and situations. Develop strategic solutions to human resource management challenges that align with organizational goals. A grade of B or higher is required.

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