Master of Science in Human Resource Development
Villanova University

Program Details

Since its inception more than 35 years ago, Villanova’s Master of Science in Human Resource Development (MS in HRD) has gained an outstanding reputation from its accomplished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and successful graduates who are leading human resource initiatives at organizations worldwide.

The online MSHRD program offers the same curriculum and degree as the on-campus program, with the added convenience of a 100% online format that working professionals can complete in two years.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Villanova University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not have a 3.0 or higher undergraduate GPA must submit evidence of their ability to handle graduate-level work, such as submitting results from the GRE or GMAT exams, prior graduate studies, relevant certifications (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR, etc.), etc.