Cornell University

Graduate Degree Programs

Brad Bell, program director, Executive Master of Human Resource Management

A curriculum designed to advance your career.

Our Executive Master of Human Resource Management curriculum covers topics that are vital to your success in senior HR leadership roles, including:

  • business and HR strategy
  • global human resources and labor relations
  • change management
  • talent acquisition and management
  • negotiation and mediation skills
  • human resources analytics
  • influencing senior leaders
  • compensation strategies
  • leading high-performance teams
  • internal consulting
  • leadership development and training
  • human resources leadership

Curriculum details

Much of the curriculum is delivered online, and there are three one-week sessions of on-campus instruction. Click a session to see details about its content.

Semester 1 (2015)

Online Kickoff Event

Week of May 4th

Finance/Business Acumen Online On-Ramp

May 11 – July 31

First On-Campus Visit

Saturday, August 15th to Friday, August 21st

Semester 2 (2015-2016)

Online Course Block #1

September 15 – March 4

Second On-Campus Visit

Saturday, March 12th to Friday, March 18th

Semester 3 (2016)

Online Course Block #2

April 4 – July 1

Third On-Campus Visit

Saturday, July 23rd to Friday, July 29th