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Address Any Organization’s Human Capital Challenges


Human Capital Management

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 talent acquisition, development, and retention, as well as critical skill shortages in the digital workplace. Graduates are prepared to advance their careers while driving organizational excellence in the new world of work.

Fast Facts

A poll of 10,400 business and human resource leaders worldwide revealed these human capital trends. (Source: 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends)

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81% rated talent acquisition as “very important” or “important.”
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78% rated leadership as “very important” or “important.”
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73% rated digital HR as “very important” or “important.”
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

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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