Master in Human Resource Management: Human Resource & Organizational Development

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If you have experience in a business field and would like to learn more about human resources, you might consider Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resources Management with a concentration in Human Resource and Organizational Development program. Read on to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resources Management with a concentration in Human Resource and Organizational Development program is designed equip students with the skills necessary to effectively manage an organization's human resources. You have the opportunity to study areas such as human resources management, organizational behavior, leadership, human resource information systems, and employment law. You will also explore project management, ethics, advocacy, and business enterprises. This degree program culminates in a final capstone project.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Those interested in Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resources Management with a concentration in Human Resource and Organizational Development program should have backgrounds in business or communication. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This program consists of 54 total credits. This includes 13.5 credits in the Human Resources and Organizational Development concentration.

Human Resources Management Course Requirements

Area 1Core Component
BUS 508 The Business Enterprise
BUS 520 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
HRM 500 Human Resource Management Foundations
HRM 510 Business Employment Law
HRM 517 Managing Human Resource Projects
HRM 520 Human Resource Information Systems
HRM 522 Ethics and Advocacy for Human Resource Professionals
HRM 530 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM 599 Human Resource Management Capstone

Area 2Concentration Component
HRM 560 Managing Organizational Change
HRM 562 Developing a Learning Organization
HRM 565 Developing Human Capital OR
HRM 568 Human Resource Management Consulting

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Graduates of Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resources Management with a concentration in Human Resource and Organizational Development program could find work in the human resources departments of various businesses. Your responsibilities could include hiring and firing employees, developing and implementing compensation systems, or creating training programs.

Positions that you could pursue include:

  • Human resources assistant
  • Human resources manager
  • Benefits administrator
  • Hiring manager
  • Corporate trainer
  • Corporate recruiter