MS – Human Resource Management (ACBSP-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

Capella offers a MS in HR Management degree online that features the latest in management techniques to attract, develop and retain personnel. Students gain skills critical for diverse work environments. The program is available in Capella’s groundbreaking FlexPath learning format, allowing you to move at your own pace, as well as GuidedPath, which provides a structured learning format with an active peer community.

Courses provide a deeper understanding of the HR field while offering direct experience opportunities. Individuals new to the field can develop foundational knowledge and leadership skills, while those already active in HR can use this degree program to advance their career. The curriculum fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Students can anticipate classes covering topics such as:

  • Sourcing and managing talent in the workplace
  • Employment law in the successful workplace
  • Workplace learning in the digital age
  • Evidence-based decision making for HR professionals
  • Global human resource practice

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to