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Master’s (MS) in Human Capital Analytics and Technology (STEM)

The practice of HR is changing, requiring all HR professionals to be more proficient in the use of data to drive business and talent strategies and decisions. The MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology (STEM) program is one of the first master's degrees of its kind in the US and is designed to address the growing demand for highly skilled, people-centric leaders who are proficient in both qualitative and quantitative analysis and decision-making. NYU SPS students learn the methods, technologies and tools to use data to address real HR issues such as employee engagement and strategic workforce planning. Students will develop analytical thinking, business acumen, consulting skills, and the confidence they will need to work effectively with business leaders and communicate with a broad spectrum of stakeholders. Graduates of the program are able to apply these skills in diverse HR roles such as human capital analytics, talent management, HR business partner, total rewards in public corporations, consulting firms, higher education settings and non-profits.


Critical Knowledge of Resource Management

The MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology degree helps develop skills employers look for in HR professionals today: critical thinking, analytical knowledge and skills, data-driven decision making, technology savvy, communicating complex ideas to different audiences, and a focus on continuous learning.

Who Should Consider Earning the MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology (STEM)?

Due to the scope of the MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology, the academic programming supports the spectrum of new entrants to HR seasoned professionals. Our scale gives NYU SPS students the flexibility to pursue customizable study paths in parallel with applied research and industry engagement.

Explore Graduate Opportunities at NYU SPS

Join an upcoming online session to learn more about our graduate degree programs including the MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology. As an attendee of an Explore Graduate Opportunities at NYU SPS session, you will meet members of our team and have the opportunity to ask questions about the program and application process.

Career and Job Opportunities

Our students and alumni now work with some of the top firms including:

  • IBM
  • Deloitte
  • NY Presbyterian Hospital
  • Raytheon
  • NBA
  • Visa
  • Datapeople
  • Faethm by Pearson (previously Faethm AI)


Siana Duntin

MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology Student

With more than a decade of experience as an HR technology professional, Siana Duntin enrolled in the MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology program at NYU SPS to stay abreast of the latest trends in her field as organizations prioritize the needs of their human capital to support overarching company goals. Siana found the HCAT program aligned perfectly with her schedule as a full-time professional. Her goal is to open a boutique firm that will guide organizations through leveraging innovative techniques and tools to optimize their human capital's talent. She is an avid fan of sci-fi literature, movies, and television.


Braque Smith

MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology '22

While earning his MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology, Braque Smith obtained an internship at IBM that blossomed into a full-time position after he graduated in 2022. He is currently a member of IBM's Human Resource Leadership Development Program, which develops the company's top talent for growth as future HR leaders. Throughout the course of his study at NYU SPS, Smith honed his interest in statistics and modeling to uncover trends and quantify metrics using data––an invaluable skillset in today's HR space. Outside of work, Smith's interests include birding, Italian Renaissance art, Pokémon, and music.

FACULTY: Experts in their fields

Beverly Tarulli, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Beverly Tarulli is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU SPS leading the MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology master’s degree program.

Her 35-year career spans a variety of roles in Fortune 500 companies, consulting and academia and applying a broad, strategic perspective on how human resources contribute to organizational outcomes.

Her professional interests have included diversity, support of STEM education, employee reskilling and workforce development. She has published in both academic and professional publications, most recently in Workforce Solutions Review on the topic of pay equity. She is currently co-editing a book in the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Professional Practice Series on strategic workforce planning.

An industrial/organizational psychologist by training and a human capital strategist, talent management professional, people analytics expert and educator by practice, she is passionate about helping shape the practice of HR today and the HR leaders of tomorrow.

Beverly Tarulli, PhD


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