The Human Resources/Change Management Track in the
Professional Master of Science in Management (PMSM/HR) program is accredited by
AACSB International. It is designed for working professionals who aspire to
become leaders in human resource management or general management.
This program is a professional program with a market rate
tuition, and is considered a part-time program. The tuition is the same for
Florida residents and non-residents. Please visit www.business.ucf.edu/graduate-programs
for more information.
|The Human Resources/Change Management Track in the Professional Master of Science in Management (PMSM/HR) program is designed for working professionals who aspire to become leaders in human resource management or general management. This 30-hour program provides an alternative to the MBA degree for students who desire specialized study in management and human resources, and seek employment or career advancement in the areas of human resources, strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, staffing, compensation and employee relations.|
|Total Credit Hours Required:|
Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree|
Required Courses—15 Credit Hours
Students take five
courses from the courses listed below.
- MAN 6325 Applied
Research Tools (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6305 Human Resources Management (3
- MAN 6915 Applied Field Projects (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6245 Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
- GEB 6895 Business
Intelligence (3 credit hours)
- QMB 6755 Models for Business Decision
Making (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6311 Advanced Topics in Human Resources
Management (3 credit hours)
Specialization Courses—15 Credit
Students take five courses from the courses listed below.
- MAN 6385 Strategic Human Resources Management (3 credit
- MAN 6721 Applied Strategy and Business Policy (3 credit
- MAN 6285 Change Management (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6448
Conflict Resolution and Negotiation (3 credit hours)
- MAN 6066 Ethical
Leadership (3 credit hours)
- BUL 6444 Law and Ethics (3 credit
- GEB 6518 Strategic Innovation (3 credit hours)
The Professional Master of Science in
Management/Human Resources (PMSM/HR) capstone course, MAN 6915 Applied Field
Project, is required for all PMSM/HR students. This capstone course
applies concepts, theories and methods learned earlier in the program to
organizational problems in business settings.
Any student enrolled in a College of Business
Administration master's degree program who earns more than two final
course grades below a B- will be dismissed from the program and retention
plans will not be supported by the College of Business
For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements,
applicants to this program must provide:
- One official transcript
(in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
GMAT is not required, however, the Admissions Committee may ask for the GMAT
to strengthen a candidate's application packet.
- Three letters of
recommendation or three e-mail addresses of recommenders.
- Prepare a
career goal statement explaining why you want to earn a Master of Science
degree in Management; why you believe this is the right time for you to
pursue this degree; and why you selected UCF.
- Résumé showing a
minimum of two years of professional work experience.
Student will be contacted to schedule an interview after the application is
- A computer-based score of 233 (or 91 internet-based
score) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required if an
applicant is from a country where English is not the official language, or
if an applicant's degree is not from an accredited U.S. institution, or
if an applicant did not earn a degree in a country where English is the
only official language or a university where English is the only official
language of instruction. Although we prefer the TOEFL, we will accept
IELTS scores of 7.0.
- Applicants applying to this program whose
completed bachelor's degree is from a college/university outside the
United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with
GPA calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only.
Early application tuition discounts are available for this program. To
view early application discount deadlines, and for more information, visit
the Executive Development Center website at www.business.ucf.edu/graduate-programs.
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International Transfer Applicants
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website
, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information
section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.