Human Resource Management

Coming Soon Spring 2022!

Admissions Requirements

To be fully admitted to MS in HRM, students must have:·

  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) with degree documentation
  • A 2.5 cumulative undergraduate GPA orbetter, or substantial experience and responsibility in a field related to the area of study, as documented by a current resume.
  • TOEFL or IELTS if native language is not English

The Master’s Degree

The master’s degree addresses the needs of students who are new to the HR field and also to those who are currently in human resources manager roles, the curriculum of our Master’s degree incorporates a broad range of courses, both at the core and at the elective level. The course curriculum of our program has different pathways that will help students to align their career objectives and to prepare them as tomorrow’s HR professionals and leaders. The program has uniqueness in the following ways: Leading-edge Competencies, Experiential Learning, and Alignment with SHRM Certifications.


New students must contact the department for initial advising to plan a program of study that satisfies degree requirements and reflects their interests. Students are also required to access the Degree Audit System throughout their college career to verify that degree requirements are being met.

Grading Policy

An overall GPA of 3.0 is required in degree-required courses to earn the master’s degree in Human Resource Management.

NOTE: Students also should refer to the campus policy on Grades Acceptable Toward Master’s Degrees section of this catalog.

Degree Requirements

Core Courses

Required Human Resource Courses
BUS 551 Human Resource Management 3 Hours
MGT 531 Acquiring and Developing Talent 3 Hours
MGT 532 Performance Management 3 Hours
MGT 536 Human Resource Analytics 3 Hours
MGT 538 Strategic Human Resource Management(Closure) 3 Hours

Elective Courses

Choose 5 from below:
MGT 572 Compensation and Benefits 3 Hours
MGT 534 International Human Resource Management 3 Hours
MGT 575 HR Information Systems 3 Hours
PAD 511 Collective Bargaining 3 Hours
PAD 568 Labor Arbitration and Dispute Resolution 3 Hours
BUS 560 Topics in Human Resource Management 3 Hours
BUS 552 Power 3 Hours
BUS 541 Organizational Behavior 3 Hours
Total 30 Hours