Master in Human Resource Management
Earn Your Master of Human Resource Management Degree

The master of human resource management (MHRM) degree is a comprehensive program to prepare you for a career in human resources. You’ll learn about both organizational and legal considerations in the field, as well as how to build skilled, high-performing teams in a wide range of workplaces. You’ll develop the skills you need to lead HR planning and staffing initiatives, manage diversity and conflict, develop an organizational communications initiative, and measure the success of the programs you lead.

Why Choose North Park

Why North Park?

A master of human resource management degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management will prepare you to manage a human resources office with a foundation in ethical leadership that will help you lead your organization in retention, benefits, and HR strategy. You’ll learn from seasoned faculty—both full-time PhDs and working executives—who will get to know you in small classes so they can help you achieve your goals. Coursework in our fully-accredited program integrates theory with real-life situations to help you develop strategies for success and implement best practices in your human resources career.

Study In-Person or Online

Some courses in the MHRM program must be taken online, and the degree can be completed 100% online. You may also take some classes in a more traditional face-to-face format. Both options incorporate active discussions and hands-on learning projects.

Learn more about online learning and our campus locations.

Where North Park Alumni Work
  • Amcor Flexibles
  • Rotary International
  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Peelmaster Packaging/Whitney Medical Solutions
Alumni Profile

This program will open doors for human resource professionals as they develop expertise in leadership, team building, and ethics, says Gerardo Soto, who earned his MHRM degree in 2012. His degree helped him advance in his company, and he is now also completing a North Park MBA.

Read more about Gerardo’s experience.

Gerado Soto, Master of Human Resources Managment alumnus
Meet the Faculty

Catherine Marsh
Dr. Catherine Marsh teaches courses that include Ethical Leadership, Building High Performance Teams, Change Management, utilizing her own experience from a career in human resource management.

Learn more about Dr. Marsh and the business faculty.

Catherine Marsh, Business and Economics professor
Lifetime Learning Program

Lifelong learning is a necessity for professionals in our fast-paced culture and expanding world of technology. We proud to partner with our alumni as they maintain relevant skills for whatever careers they pursue. After completing a master’s degree from the School of Business and Nonprofit Management, you can return to take any business and nonprofit courses—even complete another degree or a certificate—at a 50% tuition discount.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

The School of Business and Nonprofit Management offers a comprehensive scholarship program to help you afford the education you desire. Most students qualify for awards that reduce their tuition costs between 10% and 35% throughout their degree or certificate program. Some awards are based on performance in previous undergraduate or graduate degrees; we also offer a scholarship in recognition of those who work in nonprofit organizations.

Learn more.

MHRM Coursework

Advance your professional career through practical coursework that includes:

  • Organizational Communication
  • Strategic Planning and Staffing
  • Negotiation and Influence
  • Employment Law
  • Strategy and Metrics in Human Resource Management

Learn more about the courses and requirements for the MHRM.

Certificate Options

Add value to your degree with a graduate-level certificate. Eighteen business and nonprofit certificates give you options in a wide range of areas, from international business to nonprofit finance to marketing and more. You can complete one five-course certificate through elective options available with the MHRM so you won’t add time or cost to your degree program.

Learn more about graduate certificate options.