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Human Resource Management, MS

Program at a Glance


Human Resource Management, MS


Online, Hybrid

Total Units



No GMAT or
GRE Required

Fall ’24 Final Application Deadline

August 11

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree program is recognized as being fully aligned with the curriculum guidebook of the Society for Human Resource Management® (SHRM®). Our students learn how to consider the perspectives of employees and employers, the ways to effectively manage people, and the importance of employee engagement and development. Students study trends that managers and employees are likely to face in the future, and learn about legal requirements in dealing with employees.

Some students in the program choose to take an internship in Human Resources Management, in lieu of one course, which allows them to gain meaningful “hands-on” HR experience. In some cases, these internships parlay into a job offer upon completion of the degree.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution, and provide official transcripts.
  • Master’s degree holders only need to submit transcripts from previous graduate programs. However, applicants are encouraged to submit all transcripts to maximize transfer credit.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the English Language Proficiency Admission Requirements.
  • Applicants are required to submit a statement of purpose and a resume.

Proficiency Requirement

Writing Proficiency

Students are expected to possess proficiency in writing to ensure they can be successful in their course of study. Students may meet this requirement by satisfying one of the screening criteria listed under Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Human Resource Management will be able to:

  • Craft strategic solutions that align stakeholders, HR practices and business needs for successful organizational performance.
  • Build ethical, sustainable and scalable partnerships with organizational business units that support enhanced employee satisfaction, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Identify and apply relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations to prevent and solve problems and ethically minimize risk.
  • Assimilate, manage and analyze demographic and business data and metrics using Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) to enable effective human-capital recommendations and decision-making.
  • Promote and facilitate inclusion and employee engagement as a means of expanding and improving people’s contributions.
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