Walden University

MS in Human Resource Management - Organizational Strategy (Track II: HR Practitioner)


100 Washington Avenue South Ste. 900

Minneapolis, MN 55401

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Human Resource Management - Organizational Strategy (Track II: HR Practitioner)

Format: Online

Program Description:

  • If you’re an experienced human resources professional preparing for a more senior-level position, this specialization can help you gain the tools and skills you need to contribute to your organization’s long-term strategy and success. Study ways to become involved in executive-level decision making and policy for human resource management. Explore how to deploy strategic and systems thinking capabilities to analyze issues in critical areas such as succession planning and mergers and acquisitions. At the culmination of your program, you can complete a hands-on capstone course that examines strategic challenges faced by executives in human resource management.

This specialization can help you prepare for senior management or executive-level HR positions:

  • Senior Specialist Management 
  • Talent acquisition 
  • Talent management 
  • Total Rewards 
  • Safety, health, wellness, and security 
  • HR information systems (HRIS) planning 
  • Labor contract negotiations
  • Chief Human Resources Officer 
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Organizational effectiveness 
  • Organizational design/development 
  • Long-range organizational strategy


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

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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