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    Human resource management has become recognized as a critical function in the organization over the last 20 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2009), the human resource field is projected to grow significantly in the next decade, making this occupation an attractive source of future employment opportunities. While many of the tasks associated with human resource management are centered in the human resources (HR) department, all managers have HR responsibilities.

    The human resource management (HRM) minor covers a broad range of topics associated with HR management from the perspective of the HR professional, the manager, and the employee. It will also serve to familiarize students who hope to become managers or team leaders during their careers with some of the issues they will have to deal with such as staffing, motivating, and developing team members.

    A five-year B.A. in Human Resource Management/Master of Human Resource Management (M.H.R.M.) dual-degree program is also available. Qualified students who successfully complete the B.A. in Human Resource Management and who are accepted into the existing Master of Human Resource Management program may transfer up to 18 credits towards the graduate degree. Students in the dual-degree program must complete 30 graduate-level credits for the M.H.R.M. degree.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline February, October Tuition fee
    • USD 13683 Year (National)
    • USD 27978 Year (International)
    Start date January,October 2015 Credits 42 credits
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    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

    Course Content

    The major consists of a total of 42 credits, 27 of which are to be taken from within the Human Resource Management Curriculum (a minimum of 6 HRM courses are required), 9 credits from a list of related courses in Psychology, Economics, and Sociology and 6 credits from a list of applicable quantitative courses. Course descriptions for the HRM courses and courses from the Labor Studies curriculum are available on the SMLR website. Students should consult the Rutgers New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog for descriptions of courses applicable to the major from Psychology, Economics, and Sociology as well descriptions of applicable quantitatve courses.

    Introduction to Human Resource Management is a prerequisite for the Human Resource Management Bachelor of Arts Program. Students must achieve a grade of "C" or higher in this course before the major is declared. Grades of "C" or better must be earned in all courses used to fulfill the requirements of the human resource management major.

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    University requirements

    Program requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 79

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    Our primary emphasis is placed on the student’s academic promise as demonstrated by:

    • completion of required entrance subjects
    • academic performance in high school or its equivalent:
    • strength of academic program (number/type of academic, honors, or advanced placement courses completed)
    • grades and grade trends
    • weighted grade-point average(s)
    • cumulative rank, when available
    • SAT and/or ACT scores
    • English Proficiency Examination results, when required

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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