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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.

Career Outcomes

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 Course Formats Time Commitment
Master of Science (full‑time)


3 terms

Capstone Seminar

Master of Science (part‑time)




Up to 6 terms

Capstone Seminar

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