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 prepare you for leadership roles in HR. You will begin with a focus on the fundamentals of HR, including talent acquisition, labor relations, employment law, and learning and development. You expand quickly to people analytics, negotiation, and compensation, as well as international aspects of Human Resource Management.

Students entering in the Fall 2024 semester will be able to complete the program in three semesters:

  • 16 months; (8-week break during summer)
  • Evening classes on Mondays and Wednesdays; 6:00-8:45 pm for the Fall 2024 semester; beginning in the Spring 2025 semester, classes will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:45 pm

The program is delivered in a cohort format, which means you progress through the program with the same group of classmates. The cohort becomes the core of your professional network, affording many opportunities for career advancement and support. Students often develop lifelong personal and professional bonds with their classmates.

Benefits of the Executive MS in Human Resource Management

Earning 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 for Students Entering in the Fall 2024 Semester*

Program Year 1
Semester 1 Human Resources
Managing People and Organizations
Labor Relations: Perspectives from Management and Labor
Learning, Development, & Coaching
Semester 2 Managerial Statistics
Employment Law: A Managerial Perspective
Perspectives on Global Business
Program Year 2
Semester 3 Management of Compensation
Negotiation Strategy
Communication Skills for Executives
HR Metrics and People Analytics
Collective Bargaining
Managing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace
Total Credits: 30
*Note: The selection of elective courses is subject to revision as business conditions change and new challenges arise.


Contact Us

Email: ExecZicklin@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: (646) 312-3100