Southern New Hampshire University Launches Online Master’s in Human Resource Management

June 27, 2013

SNHU offers management program for HR professionals seeking advancement in the human resources field.

Manchester, NH (PRWEB) June 27, 2013

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) announces a new online program, the Master of Science in Human Resource Management, designed to prepare HR professionals for 21st century challenges that include a multi-generational, global workforce, rapidly evolving technology and an emphasis on the importance of the human resource unit as a critical strategic business partner within the organization.

This new business paradigm requires HR professionals to be nimble, responsive and adaptable. The MS in Human Resource Management responds to these demands with core and specialty courses designed to hone critical thinking, data-driven decision-making and creative problem-solving skills, so that graduates of the program emerge with both the confidence and the capabilities to take leadership roles in their organizations.

Southern New Hampshire University’s MS in Human Resource Management aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) guiding principle: that HR professionals must demonstrate competencies in employee and labor relations, legal and ethical issues, recruitment and technology, and the changing workforce. SNHU’s program is based on the realization that HR professionals are their organizations’ brand stewards, responsible for identifying, developing and harnessing the talents of employees at every level and driving efficiencies by doing effective competency analysis and filling business-critical, functional skill sets.

“In today’s global and competitive business environment, the one critical success factor that stands out for organizations is people,” said Danielle Stanton, vice president of human resources at SNHU and a member of the program development team. “SNHU’s MS in Human Resource Management provides graduates with a unique combination of functional expertise and business acumen.”

SNHU’s online MS in Human Resource Management program was developed for busy HR professionals who are juggling work and personal responsibilities. Affordable tuition helps ease the financial burden of continuing education while online classes eliminate travel, often an important consideration for adult students.

HR professionals who enroll in SNHU’s MS in Human Resource Management program enjoy a number of advantages, including:

  •     Program development by seasoned HR professionals for those who want to enter or advance in the HR field
  •     One of the most affordable online HR Management degrees available
  •     No GMAT or GRE required for admission
  •     No upfront tuition with employer tuition reimbursement
  •     Classes taught by real-world experts
  •     Potential to graduate in 18 months with two courses per 11-week term

The field of Human Resource Management has evolved dramatically since it was formed in the mid-1800s to protect factory workers. Today, the role of the Human Resource Manager has grown to include everything from employment legislation, flexibility and diversity to brand stewardship and talent development. SNHU’s MS in Human Resource Management program encapsulates the complex needs of the modern businesses world and leaves HR professionals well poised to respond.


About SNHU

Southern New Hampshire University is a not-for-profit, regionally accredited, university with an 80-year history of educating successful professionals. SNHU has a total enrollment of 25,000 students in more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, available online, at our main campus in Manchester, N.H., and at our regional centers in New Hampshire and Maine. Southern New Hampshire University has been recognized with “Best of Business” Awards for best online degree programs and was ranked 12th on Fast Company’s list of The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. SNHU was the only university to earn this distinction.

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