Sample Schedule

The online MS in Human Resources program at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School gives you the flexibility to earn your degree at a pace that works best for you. Here are sample course sequences for the 16-, 20-, and 24-month tracks to help you get an idea of time commitment per term.

If you are interested in taking the 12-month accelerated track, you must receive approval from your student success advisor.

Standard 16-Month Track

Year One

Term 1
(9 units)

Behavior in Organizations (4 units)

Immersion: Personal and Leadership Development Workshop (1 unit)

Total Rewards (2 units) A Term / Financial Accounting (2 units) B Term

Term 2
(10 units)

Organizational Dynamics and Managing Change (4 units)

Talent Management (4 units)

Global Human Resources and Inclusion (2 units) A Term

Term 3
(10 units)

Managerial Creativity and Innovation for Leadership (4 units)

Employment Law (2 units) A Term / Economic Concepts (2 units) B Term

Human Resources Analytics and Insights (2 units) A Term

Year Two

Term 4
(10 units)

Leadership and Ethics (2 units) A Term / Digital Platforms for Human Resources Processes and Information Management (2 units) B Term

Organization and Job Design (2 units) A Term

Strategic Human Resources Capstone + Immersion (4 units)

Extended 20-Month Track

Year One

Term 1
(9 units)

Behavior in Organizations (4 units)

Managerial Creativity and Innovation for Leadership (4 units)

Immersion: Personal and Leadership Development Workshop (1 unit)

Term 2
(8 units)

Total Rewards (2 units) A Term / Financial Accounting (2 units) B Term

Organizational Dynamics and Managing Change (4 units)

Term 3
(8 units)

Talent Management (4 units)

Global Human Resources and Inclusion (2 units) A Term / Economic Concepts (2 units) B Term

Year Two

Term 4
(6 units)

Employment Law (2 units) A Term / Digital Platforms for Human Resources Processes and Information Management (2 units) B Term

Leadership and Ethics (2 units) (A Term)

Term 5
(8 units)

Talent Management (4 units)

Global Human Resources and Inclusion (2 units) A Term / Economic Concepts (2 units) B Term

Extended 24-Month Track

Year One

Term 1
(5 units)

Behavior in Organizations (4 units)

Immersion: Personal and Leadership Development Workshop (1 unit)

Term 2
(8 units)

Total Rewards (2 units) A Term / Financial Accounting (2 units) B Term

Managerial Creativity and Innovation for Leadership (4 units)

Term 3
(8 units)

Talent Management (4 units)

Organizational Dynamics and Managing Change (4 units)

Year Two

Term 4
(6 units)

Global Human Resources and Inclusion (2 units) A Term / Digital Platforms for Human Resources Processes and Information Management (2 units) B Term

Economic Concepts (2 units) B Term

Term 5
(6 units)

Leadership and Ethics (2 units) A Term / Organization and Job Design (2 units) B Term

Employment Law (2 units) A Term

Term 6
(6 units)

Strategic Human Resources Capstone + Immersion (4 units)

Human Resources Analytics and Insights (2 units) A Term

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