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Master of Human Resource Management

As a student of the online Master of Human Resource Management program at Ashford University, you could expect to take courses designed to help build strong problem solving, strategic management, and leadership skills needed to pursue executive positions in this field. Read more about this graduate degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Master's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

The desire to work in a business area that allows one to train employees and help them achieve optimal professional development is important for prospective students of this program. Undergraduate coursework in business administration or management is beneficial. Students should have earned a bachelor's degree before enrolling in the Master of Human Resource Management program.

Program Description:

The curriculum of the Master of Human Resource Management program at the Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢ at Ashford University offers studies in business and organizational management as well as human resource practices and strategies. Students will have the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge of selection processes, recruitment and retention methods, job design strategies, and employment laws regarding discrimination, occupational safety, and privacy. Other courses address global HR strategies, managerial practices for workplace diversity, change management, and job performance analysis. This curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and students can apply for the certified professional exam administered by that organization in the final year of this program (given the student has 500 hours of professional HR experience).

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

39 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Master of Human Resource Management:

A total of 13 courses are included in the curriculum of this program. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Major Courses (39 credits)

  • Management Communications with Technology Tools
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Employment Law & Labor Relations
  • Job Analysis & Design
  • Workforce Planning & Talent Management
  • Performance Management: Metrics & Measurement of Human Resources
  • Managing a Global & Diverse Workforce
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Training & Development
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Strategies in Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Development

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Those who earn the Master of Human Resource Management from Ashford University might be prepared for managerial positions in corporate HR departments. They might oversee areas of staffing, recruiting, professional development, benefits, or payroll.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Benefits manager
  • HR director
  • Compensation director
  • Labor relations specialist
  • Compensation and benefits manager

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/