Ph.D. in Management - Human Resources Management

Walden University

Program Description

Ph.D. in Management - Human Resources Management

Walden University

In this specialization, you can apply the latest theories and analytical tools to conduct original research and add to the body of knowledge in areas such as organizational effectiveness, conflict resolution, human capital development, and strategic human resource management. Explore the global and multidisciplinary aspects of human resource management and enhance your ability to develop solutions for strategic human resource initiatives. This specialization can help prepare you for senior positions in private industry, nonprofit organizations, consulting, or teaching.

Completion Requirements

  • 82 total quarter credits
  • Core courses (20 cr.)
  • Foundation and advanced research course sequence (16 cr.)
  • Specialization courses (20 cr.)
  • Proposal, dissertation, and oral presentation (26 cr.)
  • 4 Ph.D. residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.

Recommended Course Sequence

Timing Course Code Course Title Course Length

  • Year 1: Qtr. 1 MGMT 8015 Gateway to Doctoral Studies (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 2 MGMT 8025 Perspectives on Organizations and Their Implications for Leaders (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 3 MGMT 8035 Complexity and Applied Systems Thinking (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 1: Qtr. 4 MGMT 8045 Mechanics of Individual and Group Decision Making (5 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 1 RSCH 8101 Research Theory, Design, and Methods (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (1st half) MGMT 8710 Organizational Behavior and Effective Human Resource Management (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 2 (2nd half) MGMT 8720 Strategic Thinking for Effective Human Resource Management (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 3 RSCH 8301 Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (1st half) MGMT 8730 The Development of Human Capital Within Organizations (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 2: Qtr. 4 (2nd half) MGMT 8740 The Legal, Ethical, and Cultural Environment of Human Resource Management (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • MGMT 8990 Developing a Prospectus (2 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 1 RSCH 8201 Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • RSCH 8251 Student selects one Advanced Research course:
  • Advanced Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 2 or RSCH 8351 Advanced Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • or RSCH 8451 Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis (4 cr.) 11 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (1st half) MGMT 8750 Human Resource Management and Its Role in Labor Relations, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 3 (2nd half) MGMT 8991 Writing a Proposal (4 cr.) 6 weeks
  • Year 3: Qtr. 4 & Year 4: Qtrs. 1-2 MGMT 9000 Doctoral Dissertation (5 crs. each quarter for a minimum of 4 quarters) 12 weeks
This school offers programs in:
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