Executive MS in Human Resource Management

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly is the Executive Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree?

The Executive Master of Science in Human Resource Management (EMS HRM) is a two-year Master’s degree that seeks to equip today’s HR practitioners with the skills they need to be the HR leaders of tomorrow. Instead of a conventional, full-time Master’s program, the Executive Master’s program is taught in evening classes in a two-year format.

Who is the EMS HRM for?

The Executive Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree is designed for HR professionals who are seeking to accelerate their careers. Students should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university and 5 years or more of relevant work experience. Prospective students must also exhibit excellent communication skills and high motivation to actively participate in the cohort program.

When does the application process start for entry in Fall 2019?

We will begin accepting application for Fall 2019 in mid-September. Since we admit on a rolling basis it is in the applicant’s best interest to submit an application as early as possible.

Do all of my application materials have to be sent at the same time?

No. Application materials may be sent in as many shipments or submissions as necessary.

Is the GMAT or GRE required?

No. You are not required to provide scores from graduate school entrance exams, as admissions are based on a holistic review of your qualifications. However, you may submit such scores if you choose.

Is an interview required?

Yes. All candidates deemed appropriate for the program are required to interview with our directors and select faculty before being able to matriculate into the program.

Is the cost of the program the same for in-state as it is for out-of-state students?

Yes, as a premium executive-level program, the program cost is the same for New York residents as for out-of-state and international students.

How often are information sessions conducted?

Both on-campus and virtual information sessions are held throughout the year. You can find the exact dates of upcoming information sessions on our homepage.

We hold information sessions both online and in-person at the Zicklin School of Business.

What are the benefits of attending an information session?

The best way to get to know the program is through an information session, where you will have the opportunity to meet with program directors, staff, and other prospective students. All the details of the program will be thoroughly explained by our program directors. An information session is also the best way to connect with the program directors to ask questions and find out if the program is right for you.