M.A. Human Resources Management.
Course Type: Postgraduate
Career Path: Management
Course Category: MA
The human resources manager is the backbone of any successful business or organization. To guarantee their viability, human resource managers need to think of themselves as strategic partners. Webster University's master of arts in human resources management prepares human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce.
The master's degree program in human resources management is designed to provide a comprehensive coverage of the major human resource responsibilities, addressing both strategic and operational aspects. Webster University's HR graduate courses involve practical and theoretical considerations in the professional development of men and women in the field of human resources in such settings as business, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations and institutions.
Providing HR professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to work with people in various employment settings, graduate coursework in the human resources management program focuses on maximizing the importance of the human element in organizations. By drawing upon the theories of the social and behavioral sciences and management, HR students will better understand the human resources management issues and be equipped to develop solutions to human resource management problems confronting both individuals and organizations.
The degree is available to graduate students in a traditional classroom environment and as an online program. Online courses in human resources management are great for improving organizational skills, self-direction and motivation to master the challenges of the environment.
Human Resources Management Points of Distinction
Small, convenient classes to fit your schedule.
Classes begin five times each year.
Designed with the SHRM guidelines and topics in mind to develop specific competencies and decision-making skills.
As a certification preparation program, it consistently beats the national pass rate.
The MA in human resources management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Students will be able to explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in human resources management.
Students will be able to effectively apply important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques, and theories used in human resources management when analyzing situations.
Students will be able to effectively integrate important facts, concepts, principles, and theories used in human resources management when developing solutions or analyzing situations.
•Signed Application Form
•Proof of English Proficiency:
– TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80
– IELTS: 6.5
– Pearson: 53
•Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV)
•One Letter of Recommendation
•Certificate of Finance showing $Tuition plus *
•Copy of Passport ID Page
•Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students)
•Some programs have additional entry requirements.
Please contact your advisor for more information.
18 months - 2 years (36 Credit Hours)
Campus Based: Yes
Increasing and Diversifying Faculty International Opportunities.
Faculty have multiple opportunities through mobility, Messing Award and Faculty Research Grant programs.Several programs continue to diversify ways Webster faculty from throughout the network can teach in international settings and reach new students.
Thus far in 2016, the faculty mobility program has enabled faculty to teach at several international locations, including multiple sites in China and Thailand, plus Geneva, Florence, Leiden and St. Louis. Of note, nine faculty members – from Leiden, Geneva and six U.S. states – traveled to Ghana to teach in business or international relations at the campus in Accra. In St. Louis this fall are three visiting faculty members from Vienna, Geneva and Havana.