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MS in Human Resource Management - Human Resource Generalist Concentration

Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist program is intended to teach working professionals advanced human resource management skills. Read more about Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in applying to the Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist program could already have a background in human resource management. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist program at Strayer University offers students the opportunity to learn about key factors that affect productivity within organizations, motivation and individual behavior, group dynamics, and strategic assessment and development tools for managers. Courses examine human resource management information systems and technologies, human resource project management processes, employment law, and strategic human resource management techniques. The human resource generalist concentration emphasizes selecting, developing, and maintaining talent; performance management; the use of reward strategies to bring in, motivate, and retain employees; employee relations; and labor laws. The program culminates with a capstone project.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

Required Courses for a Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I - Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • BUS 508: The Business Enterprise
  • BUS 520: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • HRM 500: Human Resource Management Foundations
  • HRM 510: Business Employment Law
  • HRM 517: Managing Human Resource Projects
  • HRM 520: Human Resource Information Systems
  • HRM 522: Ethics and Advocacy for Human Resource Professionals
  • HRM 530: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • HRM 599: Human Resource Management Capstone

Area II - Concentration Component (13.5 credits)

  • HRM 532: Talent Management
  • HRM 533: Total Rewards
  • HRM 534: Employee and Labor Relations OR
  • HRM 538: Performance Management

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

After successful completion of the Master of Science in Human Resource Management with a Concentration in Human Resource Generalist program at Strayer University, graduates could pursue a variety of human resource management positions. Some of the positions graduates may consider could include:

  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Human Resources Consultant

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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