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Our flexible, online MS in Human Resource Management, Health Care specialization, can help you gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage and lead as a professional in the human resources side of health care. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of the human resources field, and gain applied experience in the health care industry.
Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.
*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by your degree program, transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.
The Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Environment of Health Care
Learners in this course study the legal, ethical, and regulatory environment of health care and the impact on human resource management. Learners examine health care delivery systems, revenue sources, laws, regulations, ethics, and compliance requirements, including ways to support and mitigate risk in the complex health care environment. Prerequisite(s): HRM5002, HRM5065.
|4 quarter credits|
Planning, Sourcing, and Developing Talent in Health Care Organizations
In this course, learners examine talent acquisition, employee development, and workforce planning in health care organizations. Learners analyze, develop, and apply models and approaches for the unique needs of health care talent management. Prerequisite(s): HRM5002, HRM5060, HRM5401.
|4 quarter credits|
Transforming the Employee Experience in Health Care
Learners analyze human resource (HR) practices to retain and engage the health care workforce. Learners investigate HR's role in organizational transformation and supporting positive patient outcomes by creating a culture of quality, high performing, and engaged employees. Learners also strengthen their understanding on how HR supports employee health and wellness. Prerequisite(s): HRM5002, HRM5090, HRM5401.
|4 quarter credits|
Workplace Learning in the Digital Age
Learners in this course gain an understanding of the role of the HR professional in talent development, theories and models of learning, learning styles, and ways to design and manage the learning process. Learners apply a strategic approach to workplace learning to align the organization’s strategy with learning programs and demonstrate learning strategies and practices which meet the needs of employees and the organization. Prerequisite(s): HRM5002.
|4 quarter credits|
Evidence-Based Decision Making for HR Professionals
In this course, learners apply evidence-based models of decision making to advocate and support HR strategies and practices. Learners use qualitative and quantitative data in HR decision making to influence organizational stakeholders and incorporate storytelling to provide compelling advocacy for HR programs, practices, and projects. Prerequisite(s): HRM5002.
|4 quarter credits|
Try FlexPath for yourself
In our FlexPath Trial Course, you will explore online self-paced learning, experience the courseroom and view a sample assessment.
Program eligible for Workplace Integrated Learning
Use your experience: bring your real-world projects into the courseroom to complete assignments and apply what you’ve learned in your field.
The total cost of your degree will depend on your learning format, academic performance and other factors. See FlexPath and GuidedPath cost information below.
We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100% competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz.
A self-paced learning format that puts you in control. Take courses at your own speed and move on to the next course whenever you’re ready.
$2,575 per 12-week billing session, 23 total program points, 6 max transfer points
A structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
$730 per credit, 45 total quarter credits, 12 max transfer credits
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees, including application fees and resource kits, are not included in this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (75th percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not available for FlexPath.
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Applicants to the HRM in Health Care program must provide the following information for admission:
GRE and GMAT are not required for admission.
FlexPath admission requirements
Applicants for our FlexPath Self-Paced Learning option must also meet the following criteria:
Step into FlexPath is an option for those who don’t qualify for FlexPath. Start a program in our GuidedPath learning format, and then transition into FlexPath upon successful completion of one course, at a 2.8 GPA or higher.
International student requirements
If you completed your most recent academic coursework, degree, or credential at an institution outside the United States, regardless of your citizenship or where you currently live, you are considered an international applicant.
In addition to the above admission requirements, you will need to submit these materials:
Learn more about international student admissions.
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Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with our Master of Science in Human Resource Management.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.