Master's Degree in Human Resource Management

Strong Businesses Are Built with Strong People

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Classes Start Every 8 Weeks



Master's Advantage: Put your Degree to work sooner! 3 fewer courses and 6 fewer months equals over $6800 in savings

Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business, you may be eligible to waive up to three courses. We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers1, you can take fewer courses and put your master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

What You'll Learn

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    HR Assessment

    Assess the culture and workplace environment and propose and make HR decisions that align with and help achieve an organization’s strategic goals.
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    Strategic Management

    Employ an interdisciplinary approach for strategic leadership, management and decision-making to add value to the overall success of an organization.
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    Integrate distinct professional HR competencies and practical applications in HR management to ensure that an organization’s most important asset is available, capable and effective in an ever-changing business environment.

Accreditation Matters

Fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Curious to see how you can acquire an additional credential? Now you can with our unique 2-in-1 design. Courses in our Human Resource Management graduate certificate are embedded within the Master’s in HR program. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to earn a graduate certificate on the way to your master's in Human Resources.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management may consider careers such as:

  • Benefits Analysis and Administration

  • Employee Compensation

  • Labor relations training and development

  • Other areas of employee management

Core Degree Courses

HRM530 Human Resources and Technology
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM592 Training and Development
HRM593 Employment Law
HRM594 Strategic Staffing
HRM595 Negotiation Skills
MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior

General Degree Courses

ACCT500 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH534 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT501 Organizational Structures and Business Processes


HRM601 Human Resources Capstone

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Academic Catalog

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Program Overview

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Capstone Project

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Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
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Coursework -Master's Degree in Human Resources Management for Pennsylvania residents
*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
1Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.