The MSHROD China program is a joint program with the Tianjin University of Commerce in China. Students graduate with an EMU MSHROD Degree and are taught by faculty from EMU and TJUC. 

One of EMU's most successful International programs, the MSHROD China is getting ready to celebrate its 20th Anniversary in Fall 2024.

Program Goals

  • To prepare professionals who understand and apply human resource and organizational development techniques in ways that lead to greater organizational effectiveness.
  • To prepare professionals who understand and are able to plan, implement and manage change processes, whether in positions internal to an organization (managerial or staff support) or as external consultants.
  • To prepare professionals who understand the need to match organizational needs with human resource needs and are able to implement appropriate systems related to structure, process, and human resources.


Meet Our Faculty

Admissions Information

  • Minimum Graduate School Requirements

    For full admission, applicants must have 

    • Earned a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution, 
    • a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program. 

    Conditional admission may be available to applicants who do not meet minimum admission requirements.

  • Admission Criteria
    • Overall undergraduate GPA for regular admission- 2.75
    • GMAT or GRE - Not required
    • Language Proficiency - CET-4, IELTS of 5.0 for regular admission. If no exam, students will be admitted as ESL  and will  take Intensive English course at Tianjin University of Commerce (TJUC)
    • Degree Requirements - Applicants admitted as Bridge students if graduated from the Chinese three-year program as an undergraduate
    • Financial Resources/Visa Requirement - No financial statement required; no visa required since students do not come to the U.S.

MSHROD China Courses

  • MGMT 505- Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • MGMT 509- Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 638- Building Continuous Improvement Teams
  • MGMT 696- Strategic Management
  • MGMT 602- Theories and Techniques of Organizational Development
  • MGMT 628- Human Resource Development
  • MGMT 610- Research Methods and Diagnostic Techniques
  • MGMT 618- Staffing Organizations
  • MGMT 550- International Management
  • MGMT 622- Current Topics in HR
  • MGMT 620- Compensation Management
  • MGMT 688- Practicum in Human Resource Management

More detail on these courses can be found in our Graduate Catalog.