Master of Science in Human Resources Management
Program Admission requirements for the Online Program
In order to enter this online program, the graduate student would need to possess a BBA undergraduate degree or take eight 2-hour (16 total semester hours) leveling courses offered by the School of Business. The Master of Science in Human Resources Management is 33 semester hours of course work.
The MS-HRM online program at Houston Baptist University School of Business is designed for the HR professional desiring to deepen their understanding of the fundamental competencies of human resources. Students gain an understanding of the core processes of business organizations, the ability to effectively apply the theory and principles of contemporary human resources management for improving individual and organizational performance, and a grounding in the ethical considerations relevant to the business decisions HR professionals are asked to make. The program is aligned with the 2013 Society for Human Resource Management HR Content Areas and offers a global view of the HRM function and helps students appreciate the impact that HR changes can have on the organization. The curriculum and course content continue to evolve to provide students with the latest and most valuable knowledge and skills needed by high performing HR professionals.
The online program is designed to provide an outstanding learning experience well suited for working professionals that find it difficult to attend in-person. It is appropriate for those currently working in the HR field or those who have a desire to enter the professional world of human resource management.
Leveling Courses (Students without a BBA take these courses)
Core Courses (Students with a BBA start here)
- Human Resource Management for HR Professionals
- Staffing and Performance Management
- Organizational Problems, Diagnostics, and Solutions
- Compensation and Benefits
- History of Management, Human Resources and Employment Relations
- Legal Challenges in HR Management
- Training and Development
- Management of Global HR
- Strategic Planning and HRM Challenges
- Foreign Cultures
- Transformational Leadership and Ethics
For more information, please contact
Kevin Barksdale, PhD