Walden University

MS in Human Resource Management - Integrating Functional & Strategic Human Resource Management (Track II: HR Practitioner)

Address:

100 Washington Avenue South Ste. 900

Minneapolis, MN 55401

United States

Phone:

1-866-492-5336

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Human Resource Management - Integrating Functional & Strategic Human Resource Management (Track II: HR Practitioner)

Format: Online

Program Description:

If you’re a mid-career professional who wants to move from your role as a human resource generalist or functional specialist toward taking on more strategic responsibilities in your organization, this specialization may be right for you. Explore the essentials of functional human resource management combined with strategic human resource elements. Study ways to think and plan strategically as you broaden your understanding of legal and regulatory issues and acquire skills in building vibrant and diverse teams. At the culmination of the program, you can complete a capstone course that examines core management challenges faced by general human resource managers.


This specialization can help you prepare for a mid- to senior-level position in:

  • Workforce planning and staffing, including organizational structure, design, and redesign 
  • Training, appraisal, and development program planning and administration 
  • Compensation, benefits, and rewards planning and administration 
  • Employee relations, labor relations, including arbitration, and contract negotiations 
  • Safety, health, wellness, and security, including workers compensation and (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
  • HR Information Systems (HRIS) development and/or coordination 
  • Internal consulting with mid- or senior-level management 


Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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