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At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Human Capital Management

Drive organizational excellence in the new world of work.

 

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Organizations that view human resources as merely business-serving are rapidly falling behind in the global marketplace. Now more than ever, organizations need innovative, business-driving strategies that address human capital challenges through data-driven, market-based insights and organization-wide integrated solutions.

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Human Capital Management (HCM) prepares graduates to be world-class HCM strategists able to address changing needs in building and motivating talented, engaged workforces in the private, public, academic and not-for-profit sectors. Graduates are prepared to advance their careers while driving organizational excellence in the new world of work.

Key Highlights

Two arrows pointing in opposite directions.
55% of respondents believe that HR will substantially or radically change within the next 12 to 18 months.*
A winding path from a point to a flag.
Focus The next horizon for Human Capital is to transition from a myopic, siloed, process-focused perspective to (one) where all experiences along the way receive equal attention.**
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2.6× High-performing organizations are more likely to treat data and analytics as core assets.**

*Deloitte Human Capital Management Trends Survey, 2021
**The Conference Board, 2021

Program Options
Program Option Required Experience Course Formats Time Commitment
Master of Science (full‑time)

Seasoned professionals with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience

On-campus

or

Online

3 terms

Capstone Seminar

Master of Science (part‑time)

Seasoned professionals with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience

On-campus

or

Online

Up to 6 terms

Capstone Seminar

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