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Master of Human Resource Management

Earn Your Master of Human Resource Management

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.

Requirements

13 core courses
5 elective courses
36 semester hours
Full program requirements

Faculty Spotlight:
Dr. 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.

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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.

Campus Locations

Online Options

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.

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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

Certificate Options

Graduate-level certificates allow you to add value to your degree in a specific area, from management to finance to marketing and more. You may complete one of 16 business or nonprofit certificates through your elective courses without adding time or cost to your degree program.

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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.