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.
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:
Employee Relations Manager
Director of Human Resource Training and Development
Organizational Development and Change Consultant
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
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
- 12 months
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DisciplinesManagement Studies Human Resource Management Strategic Management View 120 other Masters in Strategic Management in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International23724 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
National23724 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State18144 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 504 USD per credit during 12 months.
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