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Human Resource Development MS

With a dynamic degree in human resource development, you'll develop the skills to help an organization with their workforce needs.

Program skills

The program requires students to build competencies in effective employee and talent development practices as used by world-class organizations, outcome and evidence-based training and learning, instructional design and delivery, career development, and workforce development. The curriculum combines a competency-focused program with solid scholarship, writing, and analytical skills required of today’s human resource professional.

Program facilities equipment

The Sklarsky Center for Business Analytics features the latest technology and equipment, including Bloomberg Terminals and the most advanced analytics software. The REDCOM Active Learning Lab provides the business environment that maximizes the utilization of technology for digital interaction and team networking. Computer labs currently have 60 PC’s hooked up to a network server, including wireless connectivity.

Program job titles reported

Human Resources Manager; Recruitment Manager; Talent Acquisition Specialist; HR Analyst; Training Specialist; VP of Diversity and Inclusion; Payroll Supervisor; Operational Risk Officer; HR Consultant; Recruiter; Employee Relations Manager; Auditor; Recruiting Analyst; Staffing Specialist; Coordinator

Program significant points

  • Saunders College of Business moved up 18 spots to #73 in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 edition of Best Graduate School Rankings among graduate business schools in America.
  • Ranked by CEO Magazine as a Tier One MBA Program in back-to-back years, Saunders College has also been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as #36 among 282 of the Best Online Graduate MBA Programs for 2018

Select program hiring partners

Cornell Law School, GoAir, Gunlocke, L3Harris, JML Optical, M&T Bank, Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, Sorenson Communications


  • Commercial Banking and Credit

  • Defense

  • Government (Local, State, Federal)

  • Higher Education

  • K-12 Education

  • Manufacturing

  • Telecommunications

  • Transportation and Logistics


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 91.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 91.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%