Human Resource Management

Earn a Graduate-Level Degree in Human Resource Management

An effective and knowledgeable employee can drive a business to success. In the FordBridge' Master in Strategic Human Resource Management, you learn to develop and foster the human capital essential to organizational progress. In the classes, you mature in your ability to process, integrate and apply knowledge in relevant ways.

With the Master in human resources, you explore and discuss diversity in the workplace, employee development and the management of talent with peers in class discussions. You develop a strategic view of the human resources and evaluate the link between decision-making, management practices, and the business bottom lines. You examine modern complexities such as mergers, acquisitions, downsizing and globalization as they relate to managing human resources.

Executive Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management

As a graduate of this Master's in human resources management degree program, you may choose to pursue careers as a senior human resources specialist or as a general manager with a strong strategic HR acumen. Potential workplaces include business organizations, agencies, government agencies, and business consulting organizations.

The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length. For information about specific course content, credit length, please contact a counselor.

Degree Outcomes

This Master's in human resources management degree is aligned with the human resource competencies identified by the Society of Human Resource Management and provides competencies to lead and manage business enterprises ethically. In this Master's in human resources program, you become an informed critical thinker through research and the application of quantitative methods that transform raw data into useful information.

Throughout this Master in HR program, you review the following topics:

Telecommunications, emerging technologies and e-commerce applications.

Business principles that encompass finance, accounting, economics, marketing, and management.

Impact of the global economy on organizational decision-making, planning, and sourcing of organizational resources.

Use of managerial accounting data in the decision-making process.

Formulation and execution strategies within organizations and how to stay competitive in a global marketplace.

Key concepts of leadership and strategic management.

Career Outcomes

UNV-504: Introduction to Graduate Studies in the College of Business Total Credits: 2 credits.

MGT-605: Leadership and Organizations Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-502: Accounting Practices Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-504: Finance Principles Total Credits: 4 credits.

SYM-506: Applied Business Probability and Statistics Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-601: Economics Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-660: Quantitative Methods Total Credits: 4 credits.

MKT-607: Marketing Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-650: Managerial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-655: Operations Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-650: Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-660: Strategic Management Total Credits: 4 credits

HRM-635: Acquiring, Developing, and Leveraging Human Capital Total Credits: 4 credits.

HRM-640: Designing HR for Competitive Advantage Total Credits: 4 credits.