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Master of Arts inHuman Resource Management

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.

Area of Study: Business, Finance & Marketing

  • Next Start Date: 09/10/2015
  • Start Time: 7-8 p.m. CST
  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • On Campus
  • Online
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Human Resource Management
Curriculum Overview

Overview

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.

About SHRM and HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates

SHRM developed “HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates” in 2006 to identify core content areas that should be studied by human resource students, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines were revalidated in 2010 and 2013, and are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define human resource education standards for instruction in business schools. The initiative is also focused on helping colleges and universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

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Class Name
Credits
  • HR Leadership & Ethics4
  • Strategic HR and Measurement4
  • Recruitment, Selection & Ret4
  • Compensation and Benefits4
  • Org Dev for HR Professionals4
  • Research Methods and Design4
  • Finance for HR Leaders4
  • Legal Envrnmnt for HR Leaders4
  • HR Action Research at Work4
HRG-500 - HR Leadership & Ethics

This course examines the full scope of human resources activities. It covers a broad list of key Human Resources competencies including strategic management, teaming, problem solving, conflict management, and creativity. This course will also focus on understanding the value and connection between morality, ethics, and values as they relate to the role of Human Resources leadership in our capital system.

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Requirements

  1. Apply Online
  2. 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.
  3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via mail, email or fax. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • 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.
  4. Submit a current, professional resume.

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. Contact Concordia’s Help Desk at helpdesk@csp.edu or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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Student Success Stories

Noah Krienke - MBA

I’m proof that the program affects students’ lives, personally and professionally. If it wasn’t for the faculty at Concordia, I wouldn’t have the job I have now.

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Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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