• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration

About

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The human resources manager is the backbone of any successful business or organization. To guarantee their viability, human resource managers need to think of themselves as strategic partners. Webster University's master of arts in Human Resources Management prepares human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce.

Webster University's HR graduate courses involve practical and theoretical considerations in the professional development of men and women in the field of human resources in such settings as business, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations and institutions.

The degree is available to graduate students in a traditional classroom environment and as an online program. Online courses in human resources management are great for improving organizational skills, self-direction and motivation to master the challenges of the environment.

Human Resources Management Points of Distinction

  • Small, convenient classes to fit your schedule.
  • Classes begin five times each year.
  • Designed with the SHRM guidelines and topics in mind to develop specific competencies and decision-making skills.
  • As a certification preparation program, it consistently beats the national pass rate.
  • The MA in human resources management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in human resources management.
  • Students will be able to effectively apply important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in human resources management when analyzing situations.
  • Students will be able to effectively integrate important facts, concepts, principles, and theories used in human resources management when developing solutions or analyzing situations.

Accreditation

The MA in human resources management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Programme Structure

Providing HR professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to work with people in various employment settings, graduate coursework in the human resources management program focuses on maximizing the importance of the human element in organizations. 

By drawing upon the theories of the social and behavioral sciences and management, HR students will better understand the human resources management issues and be equipped to develop solutions to human resource management problems confronting both individuals and organizations.

Audience

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      18 months - 2 years (36 Credit Hours)
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Requirements:
  • Signed Application Form
  • Proof of English Proficiency:
  • TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • Pearson: 53
  • Undergraduate Transcripts
  • Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Certificate of Finance showing $Tuition plus $16,000
  • Copy of Passport ID Page
  • Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students)

Some programs have additional entry requirements. Please contact your advisor for more information.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Webster Groves

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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