MS HRD - Campus (Prior to Fall 2017)

MS Campus

The Master of Science in Human Resource Development curriculum below applies to students who enrolled prior to the Fall 2017 semester. For those who began starting in Fall 2017 or later, please visit this page to view the curriculum.

Curriculum

The on campus MS in HRD for students who enrolled prior to Fall of 2017 is a 33 credit program, with 30 credits of courses and 3 credits of an internship. 

Click here to view the Graduate Studies Course Catalog for descriptions of both required and elective courses.

Required Courses
(8 courses, 3 credits each = 24 credits)

  • HRD 8319: Intro to HR*
  • HRD 8003: Financial & Human Capital
  • HRD 8006: HR Analytics
  • HRD 8210: Strategic Workforce Planning
  • PSY 8475: Training & Development
  • PSY 8875: Organization Development
  • HRD 8215: Employment Law
*HRD 8319: Intro to HR counts for HRD 8419: Foundations of Strategic HR.

Total Credits of Required Courses: 24

Elective Courses (9 credits)

The HRD Department offers both 1-credit and 3-credit elective courses to complete 9 credits of electives. Students may take a maximum of six 1-credit courses to complete their 9 credits of electives. 

Starting in the Spring 2018 semester, HRD will only offer 1.5 credit workshops instead of 1-credit workshops.

3-Credit Electives

  • HRD 8212: Total Rewards - Compensation
  • HRD 8213: Total Rewards - Benefits
  • HRD 8214: HR Technology
  • HRD 8421: Diversity in a Global Economy
  • PSY 8425: Organizational Behavior
  • HRD 8420: Strategic & Global HR Leadership
  • HRD 8007: Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods

1.5-Credit Electives

  • HRD 8345: Relational Capital
  • HRD 8303: Ethics
  • HRD 8899: Contemporary Special Topics in HR
Total Credits of Elective Courses: 9

Total Program: 33 credits

Contact Information

Campus Programs
St. Mary's Hall, Suite 119

800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085
(p) 610-519-4582
(f) 610-519-5826
gradhrdoffice@villanova.edu

Online Program
M.S. in HRD
c/o University Alliance
Call 1-866-220-0017 or visit
 www.villanovaU.com