Prepare to lead with an online MS in Human Resource Management

Human resource managers are experts in creating value for employees, solving problems in the workplace and helping craft policies with long-term, positive impact. The Strayer online Master of Science in Human Resource Management program can give you the skills to shape the future of your organization and help drive success.

You’ll explore current trends in managing human capital, including public, private, consulting, nonprofit and government. You’ll develop advanced human resource management skills to encourage better outcomes and bring increased value to your company.

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January 6

Courses to Complete:

12

Cost Per Course:

$2,490

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KEY COURSES IN THE ONLINE MASTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

  • 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.

GAIN HR LEADERSHIP SKILLS WITH AN ONLINE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT MASTER’S

Human resource managers work behind the scenes to find ways to maximize employee potential and ensure a company’s success. They encourage peak productivity from their workforce.

When you earn a master’s in human resource management, you’ll develop the skills as a leader to understand and overcome business challenges. You’ll grow as an effective communicator who can translate corporate policy for employees.

Strayer partners with SHRM, which means our MS in Human Resource Management could help you earn your SHRM certification. Discover how this program can help you meet your personal and professional goals in this growing field.

Core coursework includes topics such as leadership and organizational behavior, managing human resource projects, and strategic human resource management.

Why choose Strayer?

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Discover how Strayer can help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Tuition, scholarships & grants

At Strayer, we’re committed to exploring every avenue to help you afford college. We help you start from the best possible place, with financial aid advice, a credit transfer program, and scholarships.

Flexibility to match your lifestyle

We offer online learning that lets you work at your own pace. It’s designed to give you the best possible student experience while freeing you from a classroom schedule. You’ll pick up real-world skills on your own time, where and whenever classwork fits into your life. And our programs run all year round, four quarters a year.

Expert staff to support you

From day one, we give you the support you need for success. Our admissions officers and student services coaches will set you on the right path, helping you find the best program for you and guiding you through choosing financial aid, setting benchmarks for meeting your goals, and connecting you with mentors and tutors. 

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE & TOOLS

We can help you identify, understand and qualify for a variety of financial aid options.

The financial assistance that may be available to you includes:

  • Federal financial aid programs
  • Military education benefits
  • Selected state grant programs
  • Tuition assistance programs
     

Tuition Information

Scholarships and Grants

ADMISSION TO A STRAYER MASTER’S PROGRAM

To qualify for admission to an advanced degree program at Strayer, you’ll need to submit an application, proof that you completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and official copies of transcripts from all other colleges or universities you’ve attended.

Strayer also requires satisfactory performance in at least one of the following areas:

  • 2.50 out of 4.0 undergraduate GPA during the junior and senior years
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) (450 or better)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (1,000 or better)

For more details, visit our course catalog.

Evidence of Graduate Potential

Information for Tennessee Students

ACBSP Student Achievement Information

YOUR CHOICE IN CHANNELS

Days. Nights. Weekends. Online anytime or on campus when it’s convenient for you. Our programs are designed for adults who lead busy lives. How?

  • We continually update our online resources to keep up with the latest technology and facilitate a better student experience.
  • We also have a campus near you, full of resources available to you whenever you might need them.
     

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INFORMATION FOR TENNESSEE ONLINE STUDENTS

Strayer University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Strayer University, please visit  www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button. Please contact your campus director or campus dean with any questions regarding the information provided on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission website. Credits earned at Strayer University may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Strayer University. You should obtain confirmation that Strayer University will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Strayer University to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Strayer University prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Strayer University to another educational institutions may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Strayer University if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Strayer University and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Strayer University before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

At least three years of professional experience in a leadership, management, or problem-solving role.  This will also require evidence of graduate potential that may include an interview with a Campus Dean.

GRADUATES OF ACBSP ACCREDITED PROGRAMS 2015 - 2018

Number of Students Completing ACBSP-Accredited Degree Programs
  2015 2016 2017 2018
Program Nbr. of recipients Nbr. of recipients Nbr. of recipients Nbr. of recipients
AAAC 52 65 74 63
AABA 721 794 956 1,122
AACM 23 19 12 15
AAMK 16 11 14 14
BBA 1,911 1,927 2,068 2,284
BSAC 256 221 226 213
JWEMBA 167 237 364 401
MBA 1,872 1,800 1,745 1,282
MHSA/MSHS 222 208 186 199
MSAC 225 180 164 175
MSHR 312 307 257 312
MSMG 270 238 278 220
Total 6,047 6,007 6,354 6,300

Source: Strayer University's office of Institutional Research, Graduated Students 2015-2018 (Updated 07/11/2019)

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