Human Resource Management

In this specialization, you will examine and apply the science of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology in effective human resource management (HRM) practices in today’s diverse workplace. Integrating concepts in business, HRM, and I-O psychology, the program helps you gain the interdisciplinary knowledge of theories, methods, and research findings to influence and drive successful HRM strategies. You will then apply this knowledge to organizational activities such as talent selection and placement, employee motivation, training and development, performance appraisals, and organizational change and development.

Completion Requirements

  • 54 total quarter credits

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

The 11-week courses must be taken in the prescribed sequence below. Courses with * are 6 week courses
Course Code Course Credits
Course Code IPSY 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6755 Course Leadership and Leader Development Credits (6 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6480
or
PSYR 8752
Course Psychology of Organizational Behavior

Psychology of Organizational Behavior
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6214
or
PSYR 8214
Course Consulting for Organizational Change

Consulting for Organizational Change
Credits (5 cr.)

(5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110I Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6720 Course Strategic Thinking for Effective Human Resource Management Credits (4 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6730 Course The Development of Human Capital Within Organizations Credits (4 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6210I Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6740 Course The Legal, Ethical, and Cultural Environment of Human Resource Management Credits (4 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6750 Course Human Resource Management and Its Role in Labor Relations, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution Credits (4 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6706 Course Ethics and Standards of Industrial Organizational Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code IPSY 6393 Course Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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