The Master of Science in Human Resource Management (HRM) program is committed to educating individuals to become organizational strategic partners. Our strategic focus prepares graduates to fully participate in the strategic, business decision-making process concerning an organization’s most important assets.
About the Program
Increased global competition and rapid organizational changes are profoundly impacting the human resources profession. To be a valued strategic partner and an organizational leader, human resources professionals must possess up-to-date knowledge, crucial analytical skills and the ability to implement organizational development and design tools.
The primary purpose of the MSHRM program is to prepare its graduates to maximize the management and utilization of their organization's most important assets, its human resources. We prepare our graduates to take leadership roles in strategic decisions involving HR issues.
Small, highly interactive classes
Invited speaker series with experts
Assistance with job and internship placement
Monthly HRM dinners
Evening and weekend classes
And so much more!
Concentration in Positive Human Resource Development
The future of HR lies in enhancing strong administration with high quality leadership. Claremont Graduate University now offers a concentration in Positive Human Resource Development (PHRD). The Positive lens teaches you how to leverage employee and organizational strengths to drive success. Learn how to create an attractive corporate culture, increase employee engagement, infuse meaning into work, cultivate organizational commitment and enhance employee well-being. In the first ever program in Positive Human Resource Development, develop unique positive leadership skills that are leading the path to a bright new future of HR.
Our distinctive program is designed for individuals who believe in the business of people. Our goals are to increase the effectiveness of HR professionals in working with their organization's leaders, with an emphasis on organizational strategy and change. In the HR program, students learn to:
Understand how business issues, social, regulatory, and technical changes affect HR requirements and costs
Design and lead organizational change
Apply strategic HR management practices to their organizations
Create an attractive organizational culture that supports employee thriving and organizational flourishing
For more information, contact our Program Director Meg Rao:
Meg A. Rao
Director, HR programs
Assistant Professor of Practice
School of Social Science, Policy and Evaluation
Claremont Graduate University
Academic Computing Building (ACB) 326
123 E. Eighth St, Claremont CA 91711
Office: (909) 607-4081
Our aim is to prepare a diverse group of HR leaders to meet the challenges of the emerging global economy.
Dr. Stewart I. Donaldson Dean, School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation