Master ​in Human Resources Management (MHRM)

The aim of this masters is to develop HR professionals who can consult and help organizations and businesses make more informed decisions in the area of human capital management. The MHRM program aims at equipping participants with the needed skills to increase employee productivity and commitment, the knowledge to lower labor costs, operational cost and turnover, and the ability to ability to recruit select, and place the best candidates in the best position. The program also prepares participants to lead organizational development, promote ethical behavior, and propose HRIS technology solutions while setting strategic plans, succession plans, and increase efficiency. Also, the program arms students with the legal background that guides their profession with relation to labor relations and employment law and helps them develop positive attitude in approaching problems and in dealing with change, stress, and emergencies.

All students pursuing a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management must complete 33 credits. The core courses consist of 27 credits, and the rest may be met through one of the following tracks:
  • - One elective course (3 credits) + MHRM598 - Field Project (3 credits).
  • - MHRM599 - Master's Thesis (6 credits).

Program Learning Goals and Program Learning Outcomes

PLG 1: Our graduates will be able to contribute to effective decisions making to build organizational capability through high performing people.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
1.1. Identify and Apply current knowledge of HRM theories and professional practices to business in local and regional environments.
1.2. Develop solutions to business and managerial problems through synthesizing ideas, theories and data.

PLG 2: Our graduates will align people management strategies with business objectives and the external environment.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
2.1. Implement HR strategies aimed at enhancing organizational performance.
2.2. Critically analyze the human resource function in the organization and link it to business strategy

PLG 3: Our graduates will identify and respond to stakeholders’ demands and manage organizational relationships.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
3.1. Contribute to creating and sustaining a diverse, inclusive and collaborative work environment that unleashes the talents of all employees to create value.
3.2. Integrate teamwork, leadership and motivational skills to organizational scenarios and evaluate outcomes.
3.3. Communicate organizational values, conclusions, interpretations, and implications clearly, concisely, and effectively in oral form and in writing for different types of audiences.

PLG 4: Our graduates will be able to develop cultures that promote the benefits of diversity, ethical behavior and socially responsible organizational initiatives.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
4.1. Evaluate HRM related social, cultural, ethical and environmental responsibilities in the local and regional context.
4.2. Make ethical decisions that positively impact the organization.