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Consider the Human Resource Design program at Claremont Graduate University if you are:

  • Looking for an application-driven Masters Program rather than a theory-driven or research-intensive one.
  • Interested in organizational behavior, organizational development, and consulting.
  • Looking to transition into a career in HR.
  • A seasoned HR professional seeking career advancement.

The Human Resource Design program at Claremont Graduate University seeks students who have strong leadership ability or show the potential for strong leadership ability in order to be successful strategic business partners in their organizations. Our students come from a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds. They are in high demand because they understand how to be successful in a technology-driven and globally representative economy.

Class of 2010


Students Enrolled 50
Female 69%
Male 31%
U.S. Students 60%
International Students 40%
Countries Represented USA, China, Japan, Korea, India, Nigeria, Taiwan, UAE
Average Age 25
Average Years of Work Experience 4
Average Undergraduate GPA 3.4
GMAT Score Range 475-650
TOEFEL/IELTS Score Range 80-102 / 6.5-8


Undergraduate Majors


Psychology 37%
Business and Commerce 24%
Sociology 13%
Communications 13%
Other 13%


Employers by Industry


Education 14%
Information Technology 12%
Retail 11%
Consulting 11%
Financial Services 10%
Aerospace & Manufacturing 9%
Transportation 9%
Government 8%
Non Profit 7%
Entertainment 6%
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