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Management: Human Resource Management

University of Maryland Global Campus

12 months
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659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
504 USD/credit 18144 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Management: Human Resource Management at University of Maryland University College is designed for professionals who are assuming greater management responsibilities within their organizations. The program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.

Overview

Throughout the curriculum, major emphasis is placed on the effects of rapid technological change on organizations and administrative processes, and the consequent ethical and moral responsibilities of managers to society at large.

Human Resource Management Specialization

The Management: Human Resource Management specialization at University of Maryland University College is designed for managers who want to increase their understanding of the field. Individuals who intend to become HRM professionals, as well as other managers who plan to supervise staff and need to comprehend the issues, policies, and procedures involved in effectively managing people, will find this program useful. HRM courses provide the theory, research, knowledge, and procedures used by HR executives, generalists, and specialists. The courses examine traditional functions, such as staffing, compensation, training, and change management, plus emerging disciplines, such as human resource information systems and employee security. Workforce diversity, the impact of globalization, and other current issues are included.

Career Path

The MSM program prepares graduates for a number of entry-, mid-, and high- level positions, as determined by a student's work experience.

Depending on a student's background and an employer's criteria, graduates of the Human Resource Management specialization may qualify for these positions:

  • HR Executive

  • HR Generalist

  • Employee Relations Manager

  • Staffing Director

  • Compensation Manager

  • Director of Human Resource Training and Development

  • Organizational Development and Change Consultant

Program Objectives

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Use methods and conduct of organizational assessments

  • Understand the organization/environment relationship

  • Oversee strategic planning

  • Demonstrate organizational communication and leadership

  • Budget and allocate resources

  • Manage organizational decision making

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Theory

  • Intercultural Communication and Leadership

  • Financial Decision Making for Managers

  • Statistics for Managerial Decision Making

  • Employee and Labor Relations

  • Recruitment and Selection

  • Job Analysis, Assessment, and Compensation

  • Organizational Development and Change

  • Current Perspectives in Training and Development

  • Managing Virtual and Global Teams

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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