MS in Human Resource Management

36
Credit Hours
1
Avg. Completion
Years

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 9 credits

Accreditation

WSCUC

Master of Science in Human Resource Management Curriculum (MHRM)

The curriculum of the Human Resource Management program is comprised of 36 credits (12 courses including the Capstone). All of the courses are core required courses.

The Capstone course is also one of the required courses that is the last course taken in the program, and provide feedback assessment on the achievement of the Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs).

Core Requirements (36 Semester Credits)

Course Description

This course provides an overview of Human Resources Management (HRM) theory and HR managers’ role in a variety of organizational settings. Topics include employee motivation and performance, pay, staffing, training and development, health and safety, and conflict resolution.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth approach to ethical, legal and social responsibility topics and issues, which influence human resource management decision-making. Readings and case studies will stimulate critical thinking and collaborative group discussions that address various current ethical and legal issues/topics for the 21st century human resource management professional.

Credits

3

Course Description

In this course students study a human resources management approach to develop a competency-based culture in organizations. The focus is on systems and processes used to develop and achieve optimal employee performance, organizational efficiency and effectiveness, and competitive advantage. Topics addressed include models of organizational competency, education, training and professional development activities, Total Quality Management (TQM) and competency based HRM.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course focuses on training and development practices and the underlying theories and tools. Special emphasis is placed on the role of Human Resources professionals’ role in instructional design, program evaluation and learning theories relevant to training and development, along with legal considerations in the implantation of training and development.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course provides an in-depth examination of management and leadership topics that are relevant and applicable to Human Resource Management. Special topics include management competencies, theories of leadership, effective communication, job satisfaction, and leading change.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course provides the Human Resource Manager (HRM) the theories and tools needed to implement a successful coaching program and culture within an organization. Organizations expect managers and staff at all levels to perform highly in meeting the vision, mission and goals. Special emphasis is on the HRM role regarding coaching in the organization, which provide development and skills to managers and employees at all levels.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course explores Human Resource Management theories and tools needed to implement an effective change process within the organization. Course topics will include the aspects of change, the resistance to change, team development, reorganization and downsizing, and the changing nature of the workplace. Students explore key theories that are applied through practice and analysis concerning workplace changes and the associated effects on employees and the organization.

Credits

3

Course Description

In this course students explore the role and responsibilities of the Human Resource Manager developing and maintaining assessments. Students learn about the Performance Management System designed for improving organizational effectiveness. Special topics include setting performance standards, developing a plan for development, providing feedback, measuring and evaluating progress towards goals, managing performance gaps and using positive and progressive discipline. The aforementioned topics and more will assist students in learning how engaging employees in a thoughtful and thorough performance assessment process can enhance employee engagement, motivation, and retention rates.

Credits

3

Course Description

The course provides students with an analysis of the legal environment governing the employee and labor relations. Special topics include legislation such as Equal Employment Opportunity, ADA, FMLA, sexual harassment, Civil Rights Act and other labor laws and are discussed. Students have an opportunity to evaluate the impact of the current legislation on the management and efficiency of human resources in organizations.

Credits

3

Course Description

This course focuses on the role of the HRM regarding the impact of diversity in labor relations in global organizations. Specifically students explore HR management in organizations operating in a cross cultural and diverse working environment. Special topics include the role of race, gender, ethnic origin and tradition in creating an efficient, rewarding and harmonious work place in a global setting.

Credits

3

Course Description

In this course, students explore the crucial role of the HRM in implementing strategy and planning in an organization. By developing an HR Strategic Plan, students learn how to align the human resource management and policies with the organizational strategy.

Credits

3

Course Description

The Capstone Course is the final course in the MHRM degree program. The capstone is intended to demonstrate the student’s ability to integrate all facets of concepts learned in Human Resource Management and apply lessons learned to a real-world project.

Credits

3

WSCUC Accreditation

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.