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Master of Science (MS) in Human Resource Management

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Are you looking for human resource management programs in Atlanta? Consider Argosy University, Atlanta. We offer a Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree program designed to prepare human resource professionals, as well as those seeking to enter the human resource profession.

Students will have the opportunity to effectively address the breadth of human resources needs of an organization: recruitment, selection, and development; compensation and benefits; employee relations; and the long-run strategic human resource needs of an organization. Particular attention is on the ethical management of people in our diverse world.

Admissions Requirements

Admission requirements for the MSHRM degree program are as follows:

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the dean of the Graduate School of Business and Management, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
  • A grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 as described below. Additional requirements may apply.
    • 2.7 GPA for the bachelor's degree, or
    • 3.0 GPA  for the last 60 hours of coursework (including graduate work), or
    • Between 2.0 and 2.7 for the bachelor's degree. Students admitted with a GPA between 2.0 and 2.7 must enroll in W5096 - Academic Writing within the first 15 week semester and pass within the first 38 weeks. Admission between 2.0 and 2.7 must be approved by the department chair and must be justified, documented, signed, placed, and retained in the student's academic file.
  • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."

An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

  • Completed Application for Admission Form.
  • If the basis of admission is an earned bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (on a scale of 4.0), an official transcript from the degree granting institution.
  • If the basis of admission is a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) for the last 60 hours of coursework, official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended during the 60 hours of study.

Course List

Core Course Requirements

Students enrolled in the MSHRM degree program are required to complete four core courses (12 credit hours).

Core Course Requirements--Students Are Required to Take the Following
MS6010 - Accounting Practices for Managers


MS6012 - Economic Practices for Managers


MS6014 - Financial Practices for Managers


MS6900 - The Functional Contribution to Organizational Success (Capstone)


Core Course Requirements--12 Credit Hours

*The Capstone Course must be taken in the final session of the degree program

Specialty Area Requirements

Students enrolled in the MSHRM degree program are required to take six courses (18 credit hours) in the Human Resource Management specialty area.

HRM Specialty Area Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following


B6120 - Communications Strategies for Managers


B6731 - Understanding and Managing Human Differences


MS6018 - Employment Law and Public Policy


MS6510 - Compensation, Motivation, and Rewards


MS6512 - Applications in Training and Development


MS6514 - Talent Management


HRM Specialty Area Requirements—18 Credit Hours


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