Behind every job is a human resources (HR) professional. And behind many successful HR professionals is a master’s in human resources.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were over 6.5 million job openings in the U.S.1 While that good news may seem limited to job seekers, it’s also a boon to those seeking to enter or move up in the human resources industry.
From recruiting to compensation, large and small organizations depend on HR professionals to meet the needs associated with filling new positions—and a human resource management degree, specifically a master’s in human resource management, can equip you with the advanced skills and training to take a leading role in guiding organizations toward their goals.
What could you be doing as an HR professional connected to those 7 million positions? We’ve broken down six duties of HR professionals—and how a master’s in human resources can help you meet those responsibilities and become a strategic HR leader.
Ready to help meet the demand for advanced HR professionals with a master’s in human resources? Explore how Walden University’s MS in Human Resource Management degree can help you meet your career goals—in an engaging online format designed to fit your busy schedule.