Touro University Worldwide (TUW) offers an online Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree. The unique MSHRM program allows you to focus on emerging human resource concentrations in critical areas to human resources departments. These concentrations will help prepare you for rewarding careers in growing job sectors.
According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) “the job prospects for HR managers over the next decade are looking strong. HR manager ranked 35th out of 800 occupations in the U.S., based on new employment-projection data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).” The MSHRM program is designed for working adults and is targeted to the demands of today’s job marketplace.
The training and development concentration provides a theoretical and philosophical foundation of learning and development within the context of the human resources field. Students in the training and development concentration will expand their knowledge of adult learning, employee professional development, and enhancing the knowledge and skills of a workforce to help organizations achieve their strategic objectives.
This concentration is aimed to prepare students who are interested in pursuing careers and educational training for entry-mid-level occupations as a training and development professional, corporate trainer, or apply to graduate level programs in human resource fields of study.
The training and development concentration is offered 100% online and provides students with the professional knowledge base and skills needed to prepare them to become proficient in creating skills and competencies in the workplace. A flexible and affordable curriculum, upon completion of the program you will learn how to apply the training and development principles within the human resources field.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Touro University Worldwide Master in Human Resources Management degree program is fully aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
Human Resources Salary
According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics (BLS) the salary can vary by state and experience. Nevertheless, employment of human resource managers is projected to grow 6%. The Earnings of human resource managers vary by type and size of the organization, level of responsibility and geographic region. The median annual wage for human resources managers was $121,220 in May 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics (BLS).
Note: This degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.
What makes this MS in Human Resource Management program different?
Nonprofit Accredited University
No residency required
Finish in one year*
No GRE required
Accelerated admissions process
6 starts throughout the year
8 weeks session
Learn from scholar-practitioners with expertise in the industry.
*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.
TUW’s tuition is $500 per semester credit. A range of tuition assistance programs are available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and students loans. Many employers offer tuition assistance programs, so make sure to check to find out if additional financial support is available to you. TUW tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.
Students must complete 12 courses, 11 standard courses and one three-credit capstone, taken last.
Students seeking to attend TUW must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:
Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; international bachelor’s degree students must see “international student admissions” in the catalog.
Graduate transfer students must be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75).
International students must have a paper-based TOEFL score of 500, or a computer-based score of 173, or an online score of 61. TUW TOEFL code is 3157.
Cumulative 2.5 GPA.
Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled:
Submit an application.
Submit official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the U.S. must have their transcripts translated and evaluated (see foreign credit for additional information).
Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.
For more information on WSCUC, visit www.wascsenior.org or write WSCUC at 985 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501.