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San Francisco Bay Area Master of Science (MS) Degree in Human Resource Management
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The Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree program can provide the training, knowledge, and skills necessary to enhance the careers of Human Resource professionals, as well as those seeking to enter the profession.
The first step toward earning your Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, for those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.
About the Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) Degree at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area
The Master of Science in Human Resource Management Degree is a 30 credit hour program, accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)*. The program teaches students to address an organization’s human resources needs, including recruitment, selection, and development; compensation and benefits; employee relations; and the long-term strategic human resource needs of an organization. The program also focuses on the ethical management of people in an increasingly diverse world.
Scheduled to enable busy professionals to balance the demands of career, family, and school, most coursework is offered in both blended and online formats. Campus classes are conducted at our Alameda campus. The program can be completed in as little as 5 semesters.
Program students can participate in special projects, case studies, and competitions. They may also perform complimentary business consulting for local businesses.What knowledge and skills can I gain from completing the San Francisco Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree?
The Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree program is designed to teach students critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal effectiveness. Students can learn to evaluate practices in terms of human and financial impact on the organization or work group, and in consideration of local, national, or global environments. Students can also learn:
- Application of ethical principles, generally accepted business practices, and best-practice tools in making decisions about Human Resources policies, practices, or initiatives
- Accurate advisement and counsel to appropriate stakeholders about basic employment law
- Implementation and revision as necessary of compensation, benefits, and reward programs
- Design and execution of employee communication plans toward expressed business or organizational goals and in response to external crises impacting the organization and its employees
- Evaluation of skills and capabilities relative to specific organizational settings
- Analysis of talent management or succession planning systems
- Demonstration of value-added contribution of human resource organizations and projects to decision makers outside of the Human Resources field
- Employment of effective strategies and techniques to manage a diverse workforce across varied economic, political and cultural organizational environments
Graduates of our program can grow into management roles, or they can focus the aspects of the career they prefer most—such as teaching, technical, or negotiation—to become a niche specialist.
Program graduates are equipped to compete for such positions as Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Consultant, Professional Human Resources Executive, Training and Development Manager, Employee Education Consultant, and Executive Recruiter.How to Apply
The first step toward earning your Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) degree is to apply today. You’ll work with an Admissions team that is fully prepared to answer your questions and assist you through the application process. You can learn more about financial aid options, for those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.
**The following programs at Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, 11520 West 119th Street; Overland Park, KS 66213; 913-339-9356; www.acbsp.org.): Associate of Science in Business Administration (ASBA); Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Organizational Management, and Customized Professional; Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science in Management (MSM); Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM); Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL); Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), with concentrations in Accounting, Global Business Sustainability, Information Systems, International Business, Management, and Marketing. The following programs have been excluded by Argosy University for accreditation by ACBSP: Master of Public Administration (MPA); Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership (EdDOL).