Students enrolled in the MSHRD program through Villanova University have the option to simultaneously pursue a Certificate in People Analytics & Research as a specialization within their degree. Learn how to use evidence-based analysis through the understanding of people analytics and research methods to inform strategic business decisions. The specialization in people analytics and research will cover topics including but not limited to:
- HR technology solutions
- Organizational behavior and effectiveness
- Data interpretation
With coursework focused on evidence-based practices hosted by real-world professionals, you are prepared to lead teams and inform strategic business decisions utilizing analytics and research. Upon successful completion of the material, students who complete this specialization will earn both an MSHRD degree and a People Analytics and Research graduate certificate.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Villanova University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants who do not have a 3.0 or higher undergraduate GPA must submit evidence of their ability to handle graduate-level work, such as submitting results from the GRE or GMAT exams, prior graduate studies, relevant certifications (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR, etc.), etc.