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Human Resources Management (MA)

USA

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What will I learn?

The goal of the human resources management degree is to prepare human resource professionals to address the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce. The program content is designed to provide a comprehensive coverage of the major human resource functions, addressing strategic decisions and operational execution of HR service delivery. The courses involve both practical and theoretical considerations in the development of HR professionals in settings such as business, industry, government and nonprofit organizations and institutions, both nationally and globally.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques and theories used in human resources management.

Students will be able to effectively apply important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques and theories used in human resources management when analyzing situations.

Students will be able to effectively integrate important facts, concepts, principles and theories used in human resources management when developing solutions or analyzing situations.

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (MA) in human resources management must include the following courses:

HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources (Requisite Course) (3 hours)

MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior (3 hours)

BUSN 5200 Basic Finance for Managers (3 hours)

HRDV 5610 Training and Development (3 hours)

HRMG 5700 Employment Law (3 hours)

HRMG 5800 Staffing (3 hours)

HRMG 5920 Compensation (3 hours)

HRMG 5930 Labor-Management Relations (3 hours)

HRMG 6000 Integrated Studies in Human Resources Management (3 hours)

In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology majors.

If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors.

Which department am I in?

George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $700 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected November 2022

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Myrtle Beach Campus

4589 Oleander Drive,

MYRTLE BEACH,

South Carolina,

29577, United States

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $700 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected November 2022

Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

Gateway Campus

812 Olive Street,

ST. LOUIS,

Missouri,

63101, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Requirements for admission to the master of arts in teaching (MAT) with an emphasis in elementary education program include: Receipt of all official transcripts; Final degree conferred GPA of 2.5 or higher.; Grade of B- or better in college-level composition; Grade of B- or better in college-level mathematics.

For international students

Applicants considered for admission to graduate studies at Webster University must hold an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited educational institution recognized by Webster University, and meet all program admission standards. Applicants who have a completed baccalaureate degree from a U.S. accredited institution must satisfy program requirements or requisites, including a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) at their baccalaureate degree granting institution for full admission.

Applicants to the human resources development (MA) must have completed a business or business-related undergraduate degree meeting the following criteria:

University/college is regionally accredited
The business school must have a business-related accreditation (e.g. AACSB, ACBSP, IACBE, etc.)

Applicants who do not meet these qualifications must do one of the following:

Successfully complete BUSN 5000.

Note: BUSN 5000 will count as an elective in the program. This option is only available for students who are required to take BUSN 5000.

Complete all of the following undergraduate courses (or their equivalents) with a grade of C- or better (17 credit hours total, not including individual course prerequisites:

MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices
ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting
BUSN 2750 Introduction to Statistics
ECON 2000 Survey of Economics
MNGT 2500 Marketing
BUSN 3500 Business and Global Issues
BUSN 4500 Ethical Issues in Business

English language proficiency requirement:

TOEFL: iBT: 80
TOEFL: oBT: 550
IELTS: Academic: 6.5
Duolingo: 120
Pearson: 53
Cambridge Academic English: 176
Password: 6.5
GTEC: 1201
jTEP: 3.7

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Webster University

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  • Highest ranked university in the St. Louis region
  • Average class size of ten
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