Call us Now: 1-866-827-8467
ADVANCE > INQUIRE NOW

Human Resources Strategic Management

Master of Science Degree

Organizations are expecting human resources leaders to provide strategic value to the success of the enterprise. The Master of Science in Human Resources Strategic Management focuses on strategies to partnering with executives and departments within an organization through the strategic development, analysis and use of analytics related to deployment of human capital in the organization.

Interested in this degree?  Start Here

Courses in the major include:

Focus for this course is on identifying the various functional areas within the Human Resource field as well as an introduction to employment law. This will include an overview of the following areas: Employee/Labor Relations, Recruitment and Selection, Health and Safety, Training and Development and Compensation and Benefits. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Employment law will be the focus for this course as well as employment law history and emerging/recent legislation. Topics covered include: discrimination and related laws, Fair Labor Standards Act, OSHA, unfair labor practices, FMLA and healthcare reform legislation. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Analysis of the dynamics of workplace behavior, communication and culture. Interpersonal behavior and communication theories will be applied to individual and group situations from a strategic human resource perspective. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Identify and evaluate the unique issues and challenges involved with managing a global workforce. Topics include multi-cultural communication, legal and regulatory issues, compensation and benefit issues and organizational structure issues. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Identify and analyze the impact of current topics and issues for the HR profession, including but not limited to: Ethics, Human Resource information Systems, Diversity and Inclusion, HR in Non-Profit organizations, and change management. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Apply fundamentals of core recruitment functions, such as job analysis, sourcing, selection and evaluation to identify and evaluate "best practices" as well as potential sources of competitive advantage for organizations. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Apply fundamentals of core performance management functions, such as workforce planning, training and development, performance evaluation and succession planning to identify and evaluate Human Resources "best practices" and opportunities for gaining competitive advantages for organizations. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Evaluate core compensation related issues, such as motivational theories, compensation components, and compensation design to identify "best practices." Focus is placed on aligning compensation practices with organizational goals and strategies. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Evaluate core benefit issues, such as benefit components, changing workforce demographics and needs, benefits design and healthcare legislation and implications to identify "best practices." Focus is placed on aligning benefit practices with organizational goals and strategies. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Focus is placed on identifying the importance of using both quantitative and qualitative data for business decisions as well as how to conduct various types of data analysis. The use of effective presentation skills and audience sensitivity are other topics for this course. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
Focus is placed on the application of in-depth knowledge of each functional area within the HR field from a strategic business partner perspective. This course will also incorporate effective communication skills with analytical and evaluation skills. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program
All aspects of Human Resource Management functions will be comprised into a strategic plan for a Human Resource Department. Students will choose an organization to develop the plan for and analyze the organization from the various functional areas within HR. Students will also conduct in-depth research of the Human Resource field as well as prepare material designed to aid them in their -careers. Prereq: Admission to the MSHR Program

Bellevue University Ranked Top 20 Master's Degrees

  • Business Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Project Management

– Online Course Report 2017-2018

Inquire Now »

Looking for a Bachelor's degree?

Click Here

© Bellevue University. All rights reserved. | Privacy | Terms of Use | Accreditation | Consumer Information