Online Courses for the MS in Human Resources Analytics and Management

Under the guidance of an executive Human Resources (HR) advisory council, American University's MS in Human Resource Analytics and Management curriculum was designed to unite advanced human resource skills with emergent technologies and an analytical understanding of data—meeting an urgent need in the industry.

By the end of the program, you'll develop stronger human resources programs, design engaging online initiatives, and enhance HR plan developments with a mastery of human resource analytics, technologies, and complex HR skills.

Employer Driven, Expert Developed

Success in the workplace requires more than possessing relevant knowledge. You must also know how to communicate your ideas, work with teams, make ethical decisions, think critically, and demonstrate cross-cultural competence.

To ensure our graduates learn these skills—and more—our online MS Human Resource Analytics and Management program was designed using a unique curriculum structure called the Professional Studies Experience (PSE).

The four-phase curriculum model, or framework, blends professionally aligned advanced training and workplace skill-building with the standard course work required of your Human Resource Analytics and Management degree. When you complete the professional skills courses, you'll be able to:

  • Examine and demonstrate the use of analytic tools, both quantitative and qualitative, to provide descriptive, predictive and prescriptive project data
  • Assess emerging trends in the global workplace and the impacts of ever-changing technologies
  • Value the importance of ethical, intercultural, and agency/client/stakeholder relationships
  • Establish professional relationships with all stakeholders by demonstrating leadership skills and using appropriate correspondence channels

With the knowledge and skills gained in this holistic curriculum, you'll stand out as a professional with the complete skill set employers look for.


Since 2018, American University's Office of Graduate & Professional Studies' professionally aligned online master's offered a new tuition rate. This provides more educational value and flexibility as you experience a specialized curriculum preparing you for career success.

Learn more about tuition and fees for this program.

HR Management Courses

The Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management degree is a 10-course, 30-credit program that can be completed online in just 20 months.

Field/Professional Courses in Human Resources Analytics & Management (12 credits)

Core Courses (9 credits)

Required Courses (6 credits)

Elective Courses (3 credits)

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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.