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Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI USA 48197


Welcome to the Masters of Science in
Human Resources and Organizational
Development Degree Website

Employment Fields

Nationally, employment of specialists in human resources and organizational development is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations. Those who have completed this masters program have found satisfying careers in human resource development, labor relations, and employment.

Goals of the Program

We prepare professionals who:
  • identify, plan, implement, and manage change as staff professionals or managers or external consultants
  • match organizational and human resource needs and implement systems related to structure, process, and most important, the people in organizations
  • link human resource management and organizational development by implementing processes to improve organizational effectiveness.


Graduates of the program have been employed in such diverse occupations as:
  • Quality Service Specialist for First of America
  • Assistant Personnel Director for the Department of Agriculture
  • Quality Planning Manager for Wyandotte Medical Center
  • Training and Educational Coordinator for Ford Motor Comapny
  • HR Planning & Development for McAuley Health Services
  • Own Consulting Businesses or are Internal Change Agents in organizations

For more information about our program, please contact:
Dr. Fraya Wagner-Marsh, Department Head

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