Master in Human Resource Management

Thrive, inspire, and lead with a master’s degree in Human Resource Management that will position you as a highly skilled HR expert in today’s competitive business environment.

Whether you are thinking of making a career transition, or looking to propel your current one forward, the MA program in HRM will help you develop your expertise and skills and prepare you to tackle the complexities and challenges of managing the modern day’s workforce in a strategic and tactful way.

The comprehensive and robust curriculum adopts a theoretical and practical approach, and covers the major functions of strategic human resources which include: a deep understanding of human resource management in today’s global environment, improvement of organizational performance through the effective development of human capital, team structuring and leadership in times of change, formulation and execution of HR strategies that will enable organizations to succeed and maximize their performance, mediation and negotiation strategies, an understanding of the standards for ethical conduct, legal requirements and regulatory guidelines in human resource management.

Our cutting-edge program has been designed with the busy professional’s work and life demands in mind; with classes being offered on weekends and weekday afternoons and evenings at our Ramallah campus, you will be able to complete the program in as fast as four semesters. Our expert faculty will work with you all through the program to ensure that you successfully accomplish your requirements for graduation.

LEARNING OUTCOME

  1. Evaluate the fundamental business principles and practices of effective human resource management.
  2. Develop the skills to lead and work in teams to assist to help an organization achieve its goals.
  3. Exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of legal and ethical responsibilities in human resource management.
  4. Analyze complex, unstructured qualitative and quantitative business problems using management tools and technology.
  5. Employ critical thinking and analytical skills to make effective management decisions.
  6. Assess the challenges and opportunities facing the human resource manager in a rapidly changing global environment.
  7. Examine human resource management techniques of optimizing selection, placement and empowerment of employees that lead to organizational success.

 

Careers of graduates:

Candidates with a graduate degree in Human Resource Management are in high demand due to their broad knowledge and skills, particularly in building and transforming organizational cultures, talent acquisition and management, employee engagement and development, team structuring, conflict mediation, negotiations, legal compliance, and strategic planning.

Human Resource Management graduates are engaged in a variety of organizational roles in private businesses, governmental institutions, and non-governmental organizations.  Some human resource managers oversee all aspects of an organization’s human resource department, including coordinating and supervising the work of specialists and support staff.

Human resource managers also consult with top executives regarding the organization’s strategic planning. These managers work closely with executives to align Human Resource strategy with organizational strategy.  They identify ways to maximize the value of the organization’s employees and ensure that they help the organization succeed.

The following career opportunities exist for professionals with a master’s degree in Human Resource Management:

  • HR Director
  • Vice President of HR
  • HR Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Organizational Development Manager
  • Payroll Manager
  • HR/Management Consultant