Doctorate in Human Resource Management (PhD)

Doctorate in Human Resource Management (PhD)

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Welcome to the Doctorate in Human Resource Management (PhD) program at AIU, where we nurture future leaders, consultants, and educators in the intricate realm of human resources within the ever-evolving global business landscape. At AIU, we are dedicated to enhancing the professional journey of seasoned human resource management professionals. Through our comprehensive and academic freedom driven doctorate program, we expand your knowledge base and cultivate advanced research and strategic HR skills. Get started with us in this transformative academic journey of Doctorate in Human Resources, where we equip you not just with a degree, but with the expertise to make a lasting impact in the world of HR and become unique & unrepeatable.

Core Courses & Topics in Human Resource Management

Embark on a scholarly odyssey with our Ph.D. in Human Resources program at AIU, where a diverse and comprehensive array of courses awaits your exploration. Dive deep into the core of HR expertise with courses driven by intricate program goals and topics like Organizational Behavior and Leadership Dynamics, Strategic Talent Management, Advanced Compensation and Benefits Strategies, HR Analytics and Big Data, Ethics in Human Resource Management, and Global HR Practices.

  • Organizational Theory
  • Personnel Practices and Relations
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Managing and Organizing People
  • Legal Systems, Labor Relations, and Regulatory Practices
  • Ethics
  • Theories of Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Sociology of Education
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Adult Learning and Motivation
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Orientation Courses

AIU is your gateway to a transformative educational experience. In these carefully crafted orientation courses, we lay the foundation for your academic journey, providing essential tools, insights, and perspectives that will shape your understanding of the dynamic HR landscape. Guided by experienced faculty and industry experts, you will delve into fundamental topics such as Introduction to Human Resource Management Theories, Research Methodologies in HR, and Ethical Practices in HR Leadership.

  • Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
  • Organization Theory (Portfolio)
  • Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
  • Academic Evaluation (Questionnaire)
  • Fundament of Knowledge (Integration Chart)
  • Fundamental Principles I (Philosophy of Education)
  • Professional Evaluation (Self Evaluation Matrix)
  • Development of Graduate Study (Guarantee of an Academic Degree)

Research Projects

Welcome to the realm of Research Projects in the PhD in Human Resource Management at AIU, where academic inquiry meets real-world challenges. In this advanced phase of your education, you will embark on a transformative journey of discovery, innovation, and scholarly exploration. Our research projects are meticulously designed to empower you with the skills to investigate the most pressing issues in human resources.

Under the guidance of esteemed mentors and utilizing cutting-edge methodologies, you will have the opportunity to delve deep into topics such as Organizational Leadership Strategies, Workforce Diversity and Inclusion, HR Technology and Innovation, and Sustainable HR Practices. These projects not only challenge your intellect but also allow you to make meaningful contributions to the HR discipline and help you understand the importance of integral culture.

  • Doctoral Dissertation Project
  • MBM900 Doctoral Proposal
  • MBM902 Doctoral Dissertation (15,000 words)

Publication: At AIU, we fervently advocate the dissemination of knowledge cultivated through our PhD Degree in Human Resource Management. We empower our graduates to share their profound research findings far and wide.

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Want to Experience the Best Student Experience? AIU is Your Ultimate Destination

AIU’s Doctorate in Human Resource Management is the best opportunity for you to transform your educational journey into an immersive experience designed to elevate your expertise and rejuvenate your career. As a student here, you’ll engage in dynamic discussions, collaborative projects, and cutting-edge research, all within a vibrant academic community. At AIU, we don’t just teach; we empower you to excel while providing the best student experience, connecting you with renowned faculty and peers, fostering critical thinking, and preparing you to lead in the complex realm of human resources. Get ready for an inspiring and impactful student experience that will shape your future in HR.

Community & Social

At AIU, online learning becomes a vibrant community experience. Through our Virtual Campus, Mobile App, and cutting-edge technologies, you’re seamlessly connected to fellow students, alumni, and faculty. Despite the virtual nature, you’re far from isolated. Utilize MYAIU, AIULink, and AIUTV for collaborative learning and social connections. Explore our extensive online library, 260,000 books, and 30 million academic resources. With AIU, you’re not just a student; you’re part of a dynamic network, enhancing your learning journey and personal growth. Join us and experience education redefined.

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Academic Resources

At Atlantic International University, we offer an online campus; it is a dynamic hub of insightful information that you need. Embracing the digital age, we provide a cutting-edge Virtual Reality 3D immersive experience, revolutionizing how education is perceived. In today’s world, learning extends far beyond traditional classrooms. Thanks to experts, social media, and platforms like YouTube and MOOCs, knowledge is accessible to all. Our approach aligns with micro-learning, distilling complex topics into concise, practical 15-minute segments. We focus on relevance, ensuring that every learning moment maximizes knowledge transfer. At AIU, we leverage these advancements, offering an unparalleled educational experience tailored for the modern learner.

Live Classes

We proudly offer two daily live classes tailored to our Doctorate in Human Resource Management students. These sessions provide a dynamic platform where students can actively participate, ask questions, and engage with expert faculty members. By integrating live classes into our program, we foster a collaborative and immersive environment, ensuring that our doctoral students receive personalized attention and support as they delve deep into the complexities of human resource management. Become a part of vibrant virtual classrooms where learning comes to life and where your academic journey is guided by real-time expertise and interaction.

Special Projects

AIU takes immense pride in offering specialized projects exclusively designed for our Doctorate in Human Resource Management graduates. These projects are meticulously crafted to challenge the boundaries of traditional HR practices, encouraging our graduates to pioneer innovative solutions for real-world challenges. Through intensive research, hands-on experiences, and mentorship from industry leaders, our graduates embark on transformative journeys, delving deep into areas such as HR analytics, organizational development, and talent management.

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Career Center

At our dedicated career center hub, we recognize that doctoral studies in human resource management require more than academic excellence; they demand a strategic approach to career planning and development. Here, we provide tailored guidance, resources, and opportunities to empower our future HR leaders. Whether you are shaping your research focus, exploring diverse career pathways, or seeking connections within the industry, our Career Center is designed to support your unique journey.

Job Opportunities

  • Conduct advanced research in human resource management, focusing on organizational behavior, talent management, employee relations, and workplace diversity.
  • Develop and implement innovative HR strategies and practices based on extensive research and analysis to improve organizational performance and employee satisfaction.
  • Consult businesses, organizations, or academic institutions on complex HR issues, offering insights from rigorous academic research.
  • Design and deliver graduate-level courses related to human resource management, contributing to the academic development and mentoring of future HR professionals.
  • Publish research findings in reputable journals, conferences, and other academic platforms, contributing to advancing knowledge in HR management.
  • Collaborate with industry partners to conduct applied research projects, addressing real-world HR challenges and providing practical solutions.
  • Mentor and supervise graduate students, guiding them in their research projects and academic pursuits within human resource management.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends, best practices, and legal regulations in HR management, integrating this knowledge into academic research and practical consulting engagements.
  • Lead and participate in interdisciplinary research teams, fostering collaborations with professionals from diverse backgrounds to address complex societal issues related to HR management.
  • Contribute to developing policies, guidelines, and frameworks within organizations, ensuring alignment with ethical standards and promoting a positive workplace culture.
  • Engage in continuous professional development activities, attending conferences, workshops, and seminars to enhance expertise and remain at the forefront of HR research and practice.

Tools for Human Resources Management

The best tools you can use as a Doctorate in Human Resources Management to accomplish your academic and societal goals are listed below.

Google Scholar: For academic research and literature reviews.

JSTOR: A digital library for academic journals, books, and primary sources.

PubMed: Useful for HR research related to healthcare and medical fields.

EndNote: Helps in organizing references and creating bibliographies for research papers.

Zotero: A free, open-source tool to collect, organize, cite, and share your research materials.

SurveyMonkey: Create surveys and collect data for research projects.

Qualtrics: Offers advanced survey and research capabilities for in-depth data collection.

SPSS: Statistical software used for analyzing quantitative data.

R: A programming language and software for statistical computing and graphics.

NVivo: Qualitative data analysis software for organizing and analyzing unstructured data like interviews and focus group transcripts.

Slack: Team collaboration and communication tool for group projects.

Microsoft Teams: Integrated teamwork and communication platform for collaborative research efforts.

Zoom: Video conferencing tool for virtual meetings and discussions with colleagues and mentors.

Trello: Visual project management tool to organize tasks and track progress.

Asana: Project management software for team collaboration and task tracking.

Evernote: Note-taking app for organizing research notes, articles, and ideas.

OneNote: Microsoft’s digital note-taking app for capturing and organizing information.

Associations for Human Resource Management

The best associations you can connect with as a Human Resource Management professional are:

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Doctorate in Human Resource Management Requirements

Our Doctorate in Human Resource Management program is tailored for seasoned professionals who possess a master’s degree and boast a minimum of five years of pertinent experience. At AIU, we are dedicated to empowering these individuals with profound knowledge, vital skills, and specialized expertise crucial for thriving in the field of public administration.

We sincerely appreciate the significant contributions experienced professionals make in influencing public policies and promoting efficient governance. Consequently, our admission criteria are meticulously crafted to draw in committed and accomplished individuals driven by a passion for societal advancement through advanced academic endeavors.

How Can You Apply?

  • Open the link and start with the application process
  • Enter all your personal, academic, professional, and contact details
  • Submit your application, and it’s done
  • We will process your application for further consideration

Financial Support & Scholarships

AIU is dedicated to ensuring that your educational aspirations are within reach. We understand the financial challenges students face, which is why we have curated a variety of scholarships to suit different needs and circumstances. By sharing your details and queries with us, you open the door to discovering scholarships tailored to your specific needs and goals. Allow us to guide you toward the scholarships that align perfectly with your ambitions, making your academic journey not just a dream but a financially feasible reality.

How Much Does a Doctorate in Human Resource Management Cost Per Year?

Embark on your educational journey at AIU with the assurance of affordable tuition fees. Our Doctorate in Human Resources program is priced affordably, making advanced education remarkably accessible. We’ve structured a convenient monthly payment plan, enabling you to comfortably manage your finances by paying on a monthly basis. This practical approach ensures that obtaining your doctoral degree is not only achievable but also financially feasible.


How Many Years is a Doctorate in Human Resources?

A Doctorate in Human Resources typically takes around 3 to 5 years to complete, depending on the program and student’s enrolment status.

Can You Earn Your Doctorate in Human Resources Online?

Yes, definitely. At AIU, we offer you an online doctorate in Human Resources Management at your convenience.

Should I Get an MBA degree or a Doctorate in Human Resources?

Indeed, a Doctorate is better than an MBA because the former has more academic value than the latter.

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