Online Master of Human Resource Management Human Resource and Organizational Development
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Encourage the best in resource management
Choosing the right talent and pursuing organizational excellence can drive a company’s success. Be part of that success story when you earn an MS in Human Resource Management, Human Resource & Organizational Development concentration from Strayer.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Help your company reach its full potential
A company can thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape with the right people, the right policies and the right positioning. With a master’s in human resource & organizational development, you can learn to make critical decisions and lead companies to new levels of productivity.
Build your skills
- Learn to facilitate organizational change.
- Understand HR theory and practices and how they impact individuals and organizations.
- Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of HR situations.
- Expand your leadership skills to motivate others toward organizational growth and change.
- Strengthen the communication skills you need to effectively share information, persuade others and manage conflicts.
Fully aligned with SHRM
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Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
Lead your company to new levels of productivity
With core coursework that includes topics like managing organizational change and developing human capital, you can expand your understanding of what it takes to lead human resource initiatives and organizational development. View all courses
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
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Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
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