MS in Human Capital Analytics and Technology (STEM)


CORE CURRICULUM: All students take a set of seven core courses, which provide a thorough introduction to the human capital management and analytics discipline. These include, but are not limited to: People and Organization Management, Workforce Planning, HR Information Systems, Managing the Analytics Function, and Managing Complex Projects.

ELECTIVES: The choice of six electives will allow for the study and application of a broad range of applied topics in the field. Examples include: Storytelling With Data, Digital Workplace Design, Intelligent Automation, Algorithmic Responsibility, Agile Methods and Organizations, and Current/Future Trends in Human Capital Analytics and Technology.

CAPSTONE: The capstone will conclude the course of study for this program. It will consist of a blend of hands-on practical application of newly acquired skills, working on a variety of projects in sponsor companies, and a research thesis summarizing the students’ evidence-based findings. NYU has partnered with several industry companies and associations to provide students with real world experience and access to industry thought leadership.  

Program Requirements

This degree is a 30-credit program consisting of a required set of core courses (7 courses, 18 credits total), student-selected elective courses (6 courses, 9 credits total), and a required capstone project (1 course, 3 credits total).


Students are required to complete the capstone course listed below


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Admissions Criteria

The NYU SPS Admissions team carefully weighs each component of your application during the admissions review process to evaluate your ability to benefit from and contribute to the dynamic learning environment and the challenging curriculum that the NYU School of Professional Studies offers.


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Financing Your education

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