UMUC's Master of Science in Management program is designed for professionals who are assuming increasing management responsibility within their organizations. This 36-credit program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.
The human resource management specialization in the Master of Science (MS) in management is designed for managers who want to increase their understanding of the field. Individuals who intend to become human resource (HR) management professionals, as well as other managers who plan to supervise staff and need to comprehend the issues, policies, and procedures involved in effectively managing people, will find this program useful. HR management courses provide the theory, research, knowledge, and procedures used by HR executives, generalists, and specialists. They examine traditional functions, such as staffing, compensation, training, and change management, plus emerging disciplines, such as human resource information systems and employee security. Workforce diversity, the impact of globalization, and other current issues are included.
Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.