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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The Human Resource Development (MS) program equips you to lead strategically and effectively in the areas of learning and development, talent development, organization development, leadership development, and inclusion and diversity.

  • 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.

Curriculum

The Human Resource Development graduate program offers a cutting-edge curriculum that emphasizes best practices and current research. Courses are aligned with competency models put forth by leading professional organizations as the Association for Talent Development (ATD), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Organization Development Network (ODN), and International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI).

At the core of our curriculum is the focus on learning as the vehicle to strategic long-term individual and organizational performance improvement. You’ll apply learning immediately to impact your workplace, learn with scholar-practitioner faculty through project-based learning and integrate research with real-world experiences.

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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.

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

Email: mshrd@barry.edu

Admission Requirements

  • A completed Application
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions Overview International Student FAQs

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 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.

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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

Tuition

  • Counseling

    • $1,125.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $950.00

    Organizational Leadership

    • $850.00

    Transformational School Leadership

    • $850.00
  • School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00

    Montessori

    • $600.00
  • 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
  • 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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Address

11300 NE 2nd Ave , Miami Shores, FL 33161

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Address

410 North Wickham Road Suite 103, Melbourne, FL 32935

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Address

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