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Management: Human Resource Management
Master's Specialization

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online master’s in management specialization in human resource management at University of Maryland Global Campus will give you the knowledge and skills you need to advance in the HR field. The program is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s guidelines for graduate education. Gain practical, management-level experience in the latest best practices in the field and develop a skillset you can take anywhere.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses


  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 630)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 640)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 651)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 665)

Capstone Course


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for a career in human resources management in the private or public sector.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program
  • If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take
    (0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
    (3 Credits, MGMT 640).
  • If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
    (0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
    (3 Credits, MGMT 650).

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to improve writing skills.
Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Business Administration
Master of Business Administration

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Earn an MBA entirely online in just 18 months for about $25,000. The online Master of Business Administration program at University of Maryland Global Campus can help you gain the skills and abilities desired by today’s employers and learn how to strategically manage an organization for growth and success. Develop and advance your competencies in finance, marketing, human resources, strategy, and leadership, and apply what you learn to real-life business problems. Plus, all course materials are available as no-cost electronic resources through UMGC's online classroom, so you won’t have to pay for a single textbook.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Take the following courses in the order listed:

Foundation Course


  • (6 Credits, PRO 600)

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MBA 610)

  • (6 Credits, MBA 620)

  • (6 Credits, MBA 630)

  • (6 Credits, MBA 640)

  • (6 Credits, MBA 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare for management careers in business, government, or nonprofit organizations in areas including team leadership, project supervision, and creation and implementation of business solutions.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have strong writing and analytical skills. We recommend
(0 Credits, ASC 601) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills. If you need to improve your computing skills, we recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 605).

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Exactly 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Strategic Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The graduate certificate program in strategic human resource management is designed to help you gain practical, management-level experience in the theory, research, knowledge, and procedures used by HR executives, generalists, and specialists— and earn a credential that can help you stand out. The curriculum is designed to give you practical skills so you can become a strong decision maker and manager in any HR setting.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

Take the following three required courses:


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 630)

Choose one of the following courses:


  • (3 Credits, HRMD 640)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 651)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 665)

Take these courses in the order listed.

Career Preparation

This certificate is designed to help prepare you to move up the ranks in the HR field.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have a background in human resources or management and strong writing and analytical skills.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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