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Professional Program Schedule

The Professional Program can be completed in 1 year, 4 semesters, or 2 years. The program is taught in blocks; each block lasts seven weeks. Generally, each class is taught utilizing live video broadcasting the 1st and 7th weekends. The 2nd through the 6th weeks are generally taught online and through group work. 

1 YEAR TRACK (3 SEMESTERS)

To complete the program in 1 year, students will complete two courses during each seven week block.

View 1 Year Track Schedule

Fall Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6680 (3)
Human Resource Analytics
(Thurgood)

MGT 6500 (3)
Managing Individuals and Groups

MSLE 6890 (3)
Advanced Strategy (Washburn)

MGT 6690 (3)
Human Resource Strategy
(Boucher)

Spring Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6620 (3)
Training & Organizational Development (Boucher)

MGT 6320 (3)
Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
(Hanks)

MGT 6760 (3)
Employment Law (Lee)

MGT 6630 (3)
Compensation and Benefits Management
(TBD)


International Study Tour
(optional)

Summer Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6670 (3)
Employee Relations and the Labor Movement

MGT 6550 (3)
Talent Acquisition and Retention (Hartwell)

MGT 6200 (3)
Negotiations for Executives 

MGT 6330 (3)
Applied Human Resource
Research 

16 MONTH TRACK (4 SEMESTERS)

To complete the program in 4 semesters, students will complete one blue course during each of their first two seven week blocks. Students will complete two courses during their next four seven week blocks (a blue and tan course for each block). Finally, students will complete one tan course during each of their last two seven week blocks.

View 16 Month Track Schedule

Fall Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6680 (3)
Human Resource Analytics
(Thurgood)

MGT 6500 (3)
Managing Individuals and Groups
(Thurgood)

Spring Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6620 (3)
Training & Organizational Development (Boucher)

MGT 6320 (3)
Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (Hanks)

MGT 6760 (3)
Employment Law (Lee)

MGT 6630 (3)
Compensation and Benefits Management (Gardner)

International Study Tour
(optional)

Summer Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6640 (3)
Employee Relations and the Labor Movement
(Hanks)

MGT 6550 (3)
Talent Acquisition and Retention (Hartwell)

MGT 6200 (3)
Negotiations for Executives (Callister)

MGT 6330 (3)
Applied Human Resource Research (Winn)

Fall Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MSLE 6890 (3)
Advanced Strategy (Washburn)

MGT 6690 (3)
Human Resource Strategy
(Boucher)

2 YEAR TRACK (6 SEMESTERS)

To complete the program in 2 years, students will complete one course per block. They will complete the blue courses during their first year and the tan courses during their second year.

View 2 Year Track Schedule

Fall Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6680 (3)
Human Resource Analytics
(Thurgood)

MGT 6500 (3)
Managing Individuals and Groups
(Thurgood)

Spring Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6620 (3)
Training & Organizational Development (Boucher)

MGT 6320 (3)
Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (Hanks)

Summer Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6640 (3)
Employee Relations and the Labor Movement (Gardner)

MGT 6550 (3)
Talent Acquisition and Retention (Hartwell)

Fall Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MSLE 6890 (3)
Advanced Strategy (Washburn)

MGT 6690 (3)
Human Resource Strategy
(Boucher)

Spring Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6760 (3)
Employment Law (Lee)

MGT 6630 (3)
Compensation and Benefits Management (Gardner)

Summer Semester

Block A
(7 Weeks)
Block B
(7 Weeks)

MGT 6200 (3)
Negotiations for Executives (Callister)

MGT 6330 (3)
Applied Human Resource Research (Winn)

Business Acumen Courses

Students are required to complete the business acumen requirements. Students can complete the business acumen courses either before, during, or after they complete the regular MHR coursework. Business acumen courses may be waived with permission if the courses have been taken previously. Please contact the MHR Office for more information.

***For a list of equivalent courses from various universities, please see the University Course Transfer Guide.

My Educator USU Courses or Equivalent
Accounting Online Coursework ACCT 4700
Finance Online Coursework FIN 3400
Marketing Online Course MGT 4800