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Western Carolina University    
  Jan 19, 2018
CURRENT 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Human Resources (M.S.)

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Program Admission Requirements

In addition to the Graduate School Admission Requirements , a 3.0 overall Undergraduate grade point  average is required.  You are required to submit scores from either the GRE (preferred) or the GMAT.  Three recommendations from individuals who are in a position to judge the applicant’s aptitude for graduate study are required. This program is delivered 100% online.

Program Description

WCU’s MSHR program has as its mission to develop the next generation of HR leaders for organizations of all types. The completely online curriculum consists of 7 required courses that all students take and 5 elective courses (see list below). HR 602, HR 605, & HR 610 are taken at the beginning of the program; HR 670 and HR 671 have prerequisites of 18 credit hours and HR 670 must be taken before HR 671; Students with more than 5 years of full-time human resources-related work experience may substitute another WCU HR course for HR 671. HR 698 (capstone seminar) should ideally be taken during a student’s last semester in the program.

Additional Courses (15 hours)-Electives

12 hours selected from the following course or courses approved by the student’s advisor.

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