Walden’s MS in Human Resource Management program is designed so that learners who aspire to reach higher levels of responsibility within the field of human resources can derive the optimal mix of skills and knowledge to reach their goals.

Gain strategic, organizational, management, and analytical skills through our career-focused specializations, to prepare you for a role such as:

  • Training and development manager
  • Compensation and benefits manager
  • Business teacher, postsecondary

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: 24 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

Choose from the General Program, or the specializations below:

  • Functional Human Resource Management

    In this specialization you will learn how to make functional decisions that impact the environment you are managing, and implement processes that nurture productivity.

  • Organizational Strategy

    Learn how to expand your reach and make decisions are an organizational level, to have an impact on your entire organization.

Program Curriculum

This program aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2014 edition of HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Walden's MS in Human Resource Management program provides practical experiences to help you develop the skills needed to become a functional specialist or a strategic human resource leader supporting small and large organizations.

 

More about our MS in Human Resource Management program

 
  • Career Options

    Our program provides practical experiences to help you develop the skills needed to play an essential role in today's businesses, through human resource management roles such as:*

    • Training and development manager
    • Compensation and benefits manager
    • Business teacher, postsecondary
    • Labor relations specialist
     

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Human Resource Management program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Human Resource Management program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your MS in Human Resource Management at Walden?

 
  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Graduate Certificate Included

    Earn a graduate certificate after completing certain specified courses within the master’s degree program.

Testimonials

 
 
 

“The mentorship at Walden has been the greatest value. It's consistent, empowering, and encouraging. It's provided a wealth of resources."

André Lynch | MBA and BS in Business Administration graduate