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
Barry's MS in Human Resource Development was ranked #7 in Human Resources degrees by Online Master’s Degrees.
Connect with an influential networkWe’ll introduce you to potential future colleagues and Barry business alumni to place you at an advantage in the job market.
Expand your career opportunitiesYou’ll advance your career by becoming a more fitting candidate for growing HR leadership positions.
Increase your salaryWhether 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).
Take your degree a step further and intensify your impactYour 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.