Walden University

M.S. in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management

Students enrolled in Walden University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management program have an opportunity to study negotiation and conflict resolution, performance management, and other relevant topics. Read on to learn more about the Master of Science in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Walden University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Description:

Walden University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management program is divided into core courses and functional human resource management courses. Some of the core courses include topics such as human resource metrics, talent management, budgeting and resource allocation, and foundations of human capital development. Other topics include performance management, benefits and compensation, and managing business partner relationships. A capstone course concludes the degree program and focuses on human resource planning.

Accreditation:

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

Learning Format:

Online

Estimated Program Length:

22 months. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.

Total Credits Required:

33 semester credit hours

Financial Aid Available:

Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, tuition-reduction opportunities,* and veteran benefits.

*Only one tuition-reduction benefit may be applied to tuition and fees. Not valid for Tennessee residents.

Courses for the Master of Science in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management:

Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
Foundations of Human Capital Development3
Talent Management3
Human Resource Metrics3
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution3
Budgeting and Resource Allocation3

Functional Human Resource Management Courses

Course TitleCredits
Performance Management3
Legal and Regulatory Environment of Human Resource Management3
Building Human Capital Through Training and Development3
Benefits and Compensation3
Managing Business Partner Relationships3
Capstone: Human Resource Planning in Action3

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Career Paths:

Graduates of Walden University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management - Functional Human Resource Management program have an opportunity to pursue jobs in the field. Job opportunities may exist with businesses and corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and nonprofits. Job applicants should have strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Some careers that graduates could pursue include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Training Specialist
  • Benefits and Compensation Specialist
  • Human Resources Assistant

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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