Program Overview

The University of Scranton's online Masters of Science in Human Resources provides you with employee motivation and organizational management skills to succeed in this increasingly complex, demanding field. Our comprehensive, rigorous curriculum takes a real-world, practitioner-oriented approach and is acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the premier professional organization in the field, to be aligned with its core body of knowledge.

Human resources professionals are responsible for a growing variety of tasks, ranging from the traditional role of recruitment to advising executives on industry trends. Although the field is evolving, one thing that has not changed is the drive to improve organizations through their employees. Employers increasingly value human resources professionals with the up-to-date expertise that comes with an advanced degree.

Gain fundamental executive skills in this master’s in human resources program, including:

  • Exerting influence as a leader
  • Making effective decisions
  • Strategic planning
  • Negotiation
  • Performance improvement
  • Rewards system development

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Requirements

    • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or the equivalent from an international college or university
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Professional resume
    • Three Letters of Reference
    • Summary of Submission
    • Transfer of Credit Policy form
    • Statement of Intent

    School Overview

    Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online masters and certificate programs. 

    You can choose online master's programs in accounting, business administration, health administration, health informatics and human resources. In addition, The University of Scranton offers online graduate certificates.

    The online, master’s degree curriculum is taught by highly-credentialed faculty and reflects the same rigorous academic standards as the on-campus programs. Nearly all of The University of Scranton’s instructional faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields – so you can excel in yours.

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