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Human Resource Management, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MN,
The Master of Arts in Human Resource Management program, offered online and on-campus (evening), provides students with courses focused on developing human resource leadership, financial and strategic thinking skills and innovation within their realm of duties as an HR manager. Graduates of the program learn how to maximize their human capital’s return-on-investment in their organization. 

About

The M.A. in Human Resource Management program consists of 36 credit hours, and is offered fully online.  The Master’s in Human Resource Management is designed for busy adult students who are interested in obtaining their degree, and require the flexibility of attending class on their schedule. Blended and on-campus options are also available.

Concordia University, St. Paul’s Online Master’s in Human Resource Management program fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) “HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.” Concordia joins 329 programs in 248 educational institutions around the world that also meet SHRM’s academic standards, and have been acknowledged as being in alignment with the Society’s suggested guides and templates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • HR Leadership & Ethics 
  • Strategic HR and Measurement 
  • Compensation and Benefits 

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity Full-time
          • Full-time duration 24 months
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          Blended

        English Language Requirements

        • Minimum required score:

          6

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        • Minimum required score:

          78

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        • Minimum required score:

          547

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        Academic Requirements

        You need the following GPA score:

        Required score: 3

        Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

        Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

        General Requirements

        • Apply Online
        • Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution stating the conferral of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system. 
        • Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. 
      • Why are you choosing to pursue a graduate program at this time in your career, and what are you hoping to accomplish by doing so?
        • What strengths do you feel make you a strong candidate for the program?
        • Describe a past or present personal/professional experience that you believe positively influenced your potential to succeed in a graduate program.

        Technological Requirements

        • Students enrolling at Concordia University, St. Paul must have access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements. 

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          475 USD/credit
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
        • National

          475 USD/credit
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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        Living costs for Saint Paul

        • 1040 - 1760 USD/month
          Living Costs

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

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