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Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Human Resource Management teaches students to consider the perspectives of both employees and employers, the causes and effects of ineffectively managing people, the importance of employee capabilities, trends likely for the future, how to monitor legal requirements in dealing with employees, and methodologies for change management.  Graduates form strategic partnerships with organizational business units, provide expert advice in core areas of Human Resource Management, and develop, implement, monitor, and effectively assess core Human Resource policies, procedures, and processes.  Graduates also lead change within organizations, apply and adhere to statutory and legal requirements in policies and procedures, and manage cross-functional activities.


  • Hold an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution
  • Demonstrate academic and professional capability to study at the graduate level
  • Possess quantitative, writing, and computing skills needed to succeed in a competitive and dynamic environment
  • Satisfy any additional criteria as required for admission to a specific degree program

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission