Executive MS in Human Resource Management


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Program Format

The Executive Master of Science in Human Resource Management (EMS HRM) is designed to meet the academic goals of the program. In the first year, the focus is on the fundamentals of HR, including staffing, people management, labor relations, and learning and development. The emphasis in the second year is on HR metrics and analytics, labor and employment law, as well as international aspects of Human Resource Management.

  • 20 Months; (8 week break during summer)
  • Evening Classes on Monday and Wednesday; 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm

The program is delivered in a cohort model, which means you progress through the program with the same group of classmates. The cohort becomes the core of your network, affording many opportunities for career advancement and support. Students usually develop strong personal and professional bonds with their classmates that are sustained throughout life.

Benefits of the Executive MS in Human Resource Management

Obtaining an advanced degree in Human Resource Management allows you to:

  • Align your skill set with HR competencies required of today’s HR leaders
  • Acquire advanced proficiency in people analytics and talent management
  • Solidify your capabilities relating to fundamentals such as employee benefits and labor relations
  • Expand your network of fellow HR leaders in the highly dynamic market of New York City

Sample Program Plan

Program Year 1
Trimester 1 Human Resource Management
Managing People and Organizations
Trimester 2 Managerial Statistics
Labor Relations
Trimester 3 Learning, Development, & Coaching
Management of Compensation
Business Communication
Program Year 2
Trimester 4 HR Metrics and Data Analytics
Human Capital and the Triple Bottom Line
Employment Law: A Managerial Perspective
Trimester 5 Collective Bargaining
International Human Resource Management
  Total Credits: 30