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Human Resource Development (MS)

Be the One to Lead Organizational Change and Transformation

Program Overview Human Resource Development (MS)

In the competitive, dynamic world of HR, an MS in Human Resource Development will prepare you for success. Your degree will provide you with expertise in developing and enhancing individual and organizational learning, talent, and leadership capabilities.

You’ll learn to lead strategically and effectively in the areas of learning and development, talent development, organization development, leadership development, and inclusion and diversity.

You’ll graduate more skilled at improving workplace performance through identifying performance gaps and designing strategic evidence-based solutions.

Our program will allow you to explore unique competencies that are not developed in traditional Human Resource Management programs, including:

  • Creating impactful learning programs
  • Designing e-learning
  • Formulating talent and career development strategies
  • Improving performance at individual, team, and organizational levels
  • Managing organizational change
  • Coaching and developing leaders
  • Promoting workplace inclusion, equity, and diversity
  • Evaluating and measuring results and impact
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Working in Human Resources (HR), you help employees and organizations to succeed in the market place and reach their highest potential. When you pursue your Master of Science in Human Resource Development (MSHRD) from Barry University, you’ll be doing the same for yourself!

    Experiential Learning

    Personalized attention and real-world application

    Instructor

    Evening classes: Online, in-person or hybrid

    Financial

    Cost: $600 per credit

    Accelerated Learning

    Time to complete: 15 months

  • Experiential Learning

    Personalized attention and real-world application

  • Instructor

    Evening classes: Online, in-person or hybrid

  • Financial

    Cost: $600 per credit

  • Accelerated Learning

    Time to complete: 15 months

  • Teamwork

    Connect with an influential network

    We’ll introduce you to potential future colleagues and Barry business alumni to place you at an advantage in the job market.

  • Career Options3

    Expand your career opportunities

    You’ll advance your career by becoming a more fitting candidate for growing HR leadership positions.

  • Finance

    Increase your salary

    Whether you reach senior leadership or work as a consultant, your MSHRD will provide you with success and security, since HR Development managers typically earn a median salary of $116,720 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019).

  • Goals2

    Take your degree a step further and intensify your impact

    Your MSHRD serves as a solid foundation for the significant achievement of obtaining either an Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) or a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD). Most people with CPTDs are making a difference as managers and team leaders in for-profit companies.

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School of Education Faculty

The odds are definitely in your favor at Barry University. Our student-faculty ratio is only 15:1. That means you get personal attention and guidance, and nobody gets lost in the shuffle. Even more impressive, over 80 percent of our faculty hold a PhD or the highest degree available in their field of expertise.
We seek out professors who are not only great teachers, but who love what they do. Their passion, enthusiasm, and inspiration are contagious, and there's no better way to keep young minds excited about learning and discovering. Beyond each teacher's area of expertise, our faculty is committed to promoting equality, social justice, altruism, diversity, and humility. Through education, everyone can have a voice.

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Admissions Overview Getting Started

Congratulations on taking the first step to pursue your passion, advance your career, and make a difference in your community. We are committed to assist each student through the admission process.

Whether you transition straight from undergraduate studies to a graduate program or have been out of school for some time, we offer a welcoming and professional environment for graduate study.

With small class sizes, there is a considerable amount of personalized attention from your faculty and opportunities to build strong relationships with fellow classmates.

Want to learn more? 

Phone: 305-899-4825 Toll-free: 1-800-756-6000, ext. 4825

Email: mshrd@barry.edu

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Start your application today. In just a few years, you'll graduate with a degree from a highly-respected, affordable university.

Admission Requirements

  • A completed Application
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution with at least a 3.0 GPA and official sealed transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose (250 - 500 words providing evidence for the relevance of this degree to current or future career goals)

Degree Requirements

  • 33 to 36 credits in core courses and electives
  • a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • One semester practicum

Admissions Overview Are you a Transfer or an International Student?

You can apply to Barry whenever it’s convenient for you. We accept applications on a rolling basis, but it’s always better to apply sooner than later. You’re considered a transfer applicant when you have at least 12 college level credits from a regionally accredited college or university.

Remember, you may have to apply separately to specific programs, so please review the academic requirements for your intended major.

If you are an international student, applying as early as possible is in your best interest in order to allow ample time for immigration processing.

Please note that general admission to Barry University does not guarantee acceptance into all academic majors. Also, please be aware that admission to Barry University does not guarantee that you will be granted a student visa by the United States Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.

Financial Aid Affordable for You

At BarryU, our tuition is competitive, affordable and still promises all the perks of a private school education. Our cost per credit is in-line with other institutions, but we offer a mission-driven educational experience and provide our students with small class sizes, personalized attention, and academic excellence. Scholarships, graduate assistantships, and financial aid can also be explored to help offset overall costs.

Barry University participates in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. At Barry, we are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education.

Barry University's Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process.

Financial Aid Programs

Costs associated with degrees and programs in the Adrian Dominican School of Education. (Effective July 2021)

Doctoral Programs

Counseling $1,125.00
Curriculum & Instruction $950.00
Organizational Leadership $850.00
Transformational School Leadership $850.00

Educational Specialist Programs

School Psychology $750.00
Educational Leadership $600.00
Montessori $600.00

Master's Programs

Counseling $800.00
School Psychology $750.00
Human Resource Development $600.00
Administration $600.00
Curriculum & Instruction $600.00
Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs $600.00
Montessori $600.00

Online Programs

Reading $419.00
Educational Leadership $419.00
Exceptional Student Education $419.00
Higher Education Administration $419.00
Curriculum & Instruction $419.00

Doctoral Programs

Counseling
$1,125.00
Curriculum & Instruction
$950.00
Organizational Leadership
$850.00
Transformational School Leadership
$850.00

Educational Specialist Programs

School Psychology
$750.00
Educational Leadership
$600.00
Montessori
$600.00

Master's Programs

Counseling
$800.00
School Psychology
$750.00
Human Resource Development
$600.00
Administration
$600.00
Curriculum & Instruction
$600.00
Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs
$600.00
Montessori
$600.00

Online Programs

Reading
$419.00
Educational Leadership
$419.00
Exceptional Student Education
$419.00
Higher Education Administration
$419.00
Curriculum & Instruction
$419.00
Please inquire about military, public service, and certificate program rates

School of Education Graduate Programs Accreditations

All of the Barry University School of Education graduate programs are accredited by the regional accrediting agency, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Accreditation is a process whereby an educational institution (and/or a program within an educational institution) is assessed for educational quality based on already developed standards.

Accreditation also serves as a statement to the public that an institution and/or its programs are committed to educational quality.

Barry University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctoral degrees.

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