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Master of Arts In Human Resources (36 hours total)

 

Degree Overview

Ottawa University’s Master of Arts in Human Resources degree is designed for working adults who wish to increase their human resources skills.  The program has been created to provide graduates who work in human resources and management with the skills and knowledge necessary to:

Assume leadership roles in human resources and related professions.

Assume positions as human resources managers, consultants, employee and student development counselors, or trainers.

Apply human resources theory, research and methods appropriate to their positions.

Prepare and plan for change in organizations.

Assess outcomes of human resources and related programs, services and activities.

Engage in continued professional growth in human resources and related fields.

The program seeks to promote professional excellence, academic attainment and the ability to synthesize, integrate and apply knowledge in meaningful and relevant ways.

Concentrations are available in Population Health/Health Care Management and Leadership Development.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses List

HRC 7361MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCE COSTS (3)

HRC 7411HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION (3)

HRC 7461WAGE SALARY AND BENEFIT ADMINISTRATION (3)

HRC 7561RECRUITMENT SELECTION AND PLACEMENT (3)

HRC 7601TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT (3)

HRC 7611ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND THEORY (3)

HRC 7741EMPLOYMENT LAW (3)

HRF 7001VALUE SYSTEMS & PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (3)

HRF 7111TRENDS, ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES IN HUMAN RESOURCES (3)

HRF 7161RESEARCH: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION (3)

HRF 8481APPLIED CASE STUDIES/HUMAN RESOURCES (3)

Must have completed 30 semester credit hours before enrolling in the capstone course: HRF 8481 Applied Case Studies in Human Resources.

Leadership Development Concentration

BUS 7003DEVELOPING LEADERS AND LEADERSHIP CAPABILITY (3)

BUS 7004DEVELOPING LEADERS TO CREATE VALUE (3)

BUS 7006SERVANT LEADERSHIP (3)

HRC 7341EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE WORKPLACE (3)

Population Health/Health Care Management Concentration

BUS 7303LEGAL, ETHICAL AND POLITICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT (3)

BUS 7305REGULATORY SYSTEMS AND QUALITY ASSESSMENT IN THE HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT (3)

BUS 7810POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT (3)

BUS 7816PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR IMPROVED OUTCOMES (3)

Elective Courses List

Three credit hours from the following:

Approved HRC or BUS courses

Students interested in preparing for the SHRM SCP (Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional) should take HRC 8552 as the elective in this program.