Master's Degree in HRM

Applications are still being accepted for the summer and fall 2017 semesters.  

Courses in the Master of Human Resource Management Program  are heavily focused on HR strategy and business fundamentals. Students are required to take 12 courses in four broad areas: HR Strategy, HR Decision Making, HR Functional Areas, and HR Context Areas. An additional four elective courses can help to customize their experience.

Required Courses (12 courses, 36 credits)

HR Strategy (click for details):

  • HR Strategy I: Introduction
  • HR Strategy II: Business and Competitive Strategy
  • HR Strategy III: Measurement Issues
  • HR Strategy IV: Global Workforce Strategy 

HR Decision Making (click for details):

  • HR Decision Making: Financial Decisions
  • HR Decision Making: Data-Based Decisions 

HR Functional Areas (click for details):

  • Managing Workforce Flow
  • Developing Human Capital
  • Managing Rewards Systems I

HR Context Areas (click for details):

  • Economics and Demographics of Labor Markets
  • Employment Law
  • Managing the Global Workforce

Electives (4 courses, 12 credits)

  • Employee Benefits
  • Managing Rewards Systems II
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Corporate Governance
  • Developing Professional Capabilities
  • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
  • HRM in the Service Industry
  • Creating and Managing Organizational Change
  • Teams
  • Internal Consulting Skills
  • Advanced Statistics for Human Resource Managers
  • Managing Diversity

(Master of Labor and Employment Relations (MLER) courses can also be taken as electives.)