MS in Human Resource Management
Advance your career with a master of science in human resource management (MSHRM) degree from the Texas State’s McCoy College of Business. The MSHRM program is distinctively flexible, offering both part-time and full-time course work at our San Marcos campus for traditional students or working professionals.
A specialized program, you will be equipped with the tools and knowledge needed to be an effective HR professional in both the public and private sectors. Develop the conceptual, technical, interpersonal and communication skills needed to develop exceptional HR management practices.
The 30-hour HR graduate program adheres to the educational guidelines established by the Society for Human Resource Management, the premier professional association for the HR field.
Students in the MSHRM program at McCoy College come from diverse academic and professional backgrounds, and leave with the leadership skills to be successful in their organizations.
Changes in the workforce, technology and the global economy have created the need for agile HR professionals. By aligning with SHRM’s guiding principles, our students can obtain the critical competencies to be creative, problem-solving HR leaders.
Our human resources management graduate program includes courses in:
- compensation and benefits
- recruitment and selection
- training and development
- international human resource management
- organizational behavior
- managerial data analysis
Career opportunities for those entering or advancing their role in HR are favorable. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of human resources managers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, which is faster than the average of all other occupations.
Of course, a MSHRM degree is versatile and can be utilized in a wide range of positions, depending on where you want to take your career. Students in the human resource management graduate program often pursue careers in areas such as:
- corporate recruiting
- benefits administration
- employee relations
- human resource development