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  School of Management and Labor Relations 2018-2020 Master's Program in Human Resource Management (M.H.R.M.) Program Structure and Degree Requirements  

Program Structure and Degree Requirements

The master of human resource management (M.H.R.M.) degree is designed so that students will learn how organizations:

  1. design HRM systems to build a competent, committed workforce and a flexible, integrated, cost-effective organization;
  2. assess the effects of HRM policies and systems on organizational performance;
  3. apply financial analysis, research methods, and software to the HRM decision process; and
  4. combine work design, measurement, staffing, development, rewards, and governance systems into an integrated HRM system strategically linked to the business plan.


To accomplish these goals, students must complete:

  • 12 credits of required courses in HR strategy
  • 6 credits of required courses in HR decision-making
  • 9 credits of required courses in HR functional areas
  • 9 credits of required courses in HR context areas
  • 12 credits of elective coursework

Altogether, students acquire a total of 48 credits to earn the degree.

Required Courses (12 courses, 36 credits)

I. HR Strategy

38:533:580 HR Strategy I: Introduction (3)

38:533:590 HR Strategy II: Businessand Competitive Strategy (3)

38:533:680 HR Strategy III: Measurement Issues (3)

38:533:690 HR Strategy IV: Global Workforce Strategy (3)

II. HR Decision Making

38:533:540 HR Decision-Making: Financial Decisions (3)

38:533:542 HR Decision-Making: Data-Based Decisions (3)

III. HRFunctional Areas

38:533:533 Managing Workforce Flow (3)

38:533:634 Developing Human Capital (3)

38:533:635 Managing Rewards Systems I (3)

IV. HR Context Areas

38:533:565 Economics and Demographics of Labor Markets (3)

38:533:566 Employment Law (3)

38:533:665 Managing the Global Workforce (3)

Electives (four courses, 12 credits)

Employee Benefits

Corporate Governance

Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Creating and Managing Organizational Change

Internal Consulting Skills

Managing Diversity

Analytics

Organizational Behavior

Executive Compensation

HR Analytics and Issues

 
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