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Dr. Robert Stokes Joins American University as Program Director for Online MS in Human Resource Analytics and Management

American University is pleased to announce the appointment of our new online Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management Program Director, Dr. Robert D. Stokes.

"As organizations have evolved, the role of Human Resources has moved from a focus on activities and transactions to a proactive, involved business partner. To lead the graduate program in Human Resource Analytics and Management at American University is an exciting and attractive opportunity for me. This program is unique with its focus on increasing organization performance through a focus on effectiveness, efficiency and impact in all human resource functions."
- Dr. Robert D. Stokes

About Dr. Robert D. Stokes

Dr. Stokes comes to American University with a thorough background in academia. For the past 17 years, Dr. Stokes has taught on-campus and online courses as well as trained faculty across multiple institutions on teaching for online education. Dr. Stokes held a successful career with Villanova University in a variety of roles including Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs for 13 years where he planned, launched and served as the Program Director for a successful online Human Resource Development graduate program. He also received the honor of induction into the Salem Virginia Education Association Alumni Hall of Fame.

Outside of his work in higher education institutions, he has authored publications by the SHRM, ASTD, and the American Payroll Association. He has been recognized by the American Management Association, the Eastern College Personnel Officers and the Villanova University Human Resource Development program.

He earned his doctorate from Indiana University, along with a master’s degree from the University of Vermont and an undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond.

About the Online Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management Program

Strategically designed with the input of an expert HR advisory council, the online MS in Human Resource Analytics and Management program provides HR professionals the most current and relevant skillsets for the industry’s ever-changing demands.

The Master of Science in HR Analytics and Management is a 12-course, 36-credit program that can be completed online in just 24 months. Courses contain subjects including human resource information systems, measuring performance and processes, emerging trends in human resources, and more. Upon completion, students will acquire a better understanding and execution of HR programs, plans, and online initiatives.

Align your education to the immediate and future needs of the HR industry with the Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management from American University. Learn more now, or call 855-725-7614.