Human Resource Management (M.A.)
Human resources is the business field that deals most directly with any organization’s greatest asset: its people.
Marymount’s Master of Arts in Human Resource Management prepares professionals to become strategic business partners with leaders, managers, and staff – all of whom must work together to ensure the high performance of their organization.
Marymount’s curriculum focuses on practical skill application in today’s workplace. It equips students with the full set of human resource competencies – from compensation and benefits to organization development and strategic planning.
MU’s Human Resources faculty is well known in the field for producing graduates who get the job done with excellence. Faculty members bring both academic and professional expertise and provide students with a network of contacts, as well as potential internship and job opportunities. Their scholarship is consistently evidenced by work they publish and present in journals, books, and conference settings worldwide.
Students who wish to pursue graduate studies in human resources at Marymount have many options:
Marymount’s affiliation with the Society for Human Resource Management and the American Society of Training and Development provides students with the opportunity to gain credit toward SHRM and ASTD certification while pursuing an academic degree.
Marymount’s Human Resource Management programs offer flexible course schedules with evening and weekend offerings as well as connections with program alumni.
Available at Marymount’s Ballston Center and Reston Center