Master of Human Resource Management

Critical skills for modern human resource professionals

The field of human resources used to focus primarily on recruiting, hiring and terminating employees. Over the years, however, this role has evolved and expanded to keep pace with technology, the needs of business and the challenges inherent in managing a more diversified workforce. Modern human resource professionals must not only understand how to attract skilled employees, they have additional responsibilities that directly impact a company’s culture, reputation and overall success. This enhanced role requires leadership skills and an education aligned with the needs of industry today.

Elevate your human resource management career

Our Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) degree helps human resource professionals gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in their field. The program is designed to prepare students for a range of roles within domestic or international organizations, including leadership positions. Upon graduation students will have a deep understanding of the positive impact human resources has on both the employment lifecycle and strategic organizational goals.

This program covers foundational concepts and theories along with effective human resource practices. Students will explore employee recruitment, retention strategies, staffing models, compensation issues and learn how to manage labor relations. Additional areas of focus include training and development, global talent development and employment law. Those in this program will also acquire the skills needed to effectively manage a diverse, global workforce.

Earn your human resource degree online

At Northcentral University, you can complete your Master of Human Resource Management program online, when it’s convenient for you. And although you attend class online, you still receive the personal support and guidance you deserve thanks to our one-to-one learning model. We also have no residency requirements, no GRE/GMAT requirements and no group projects. This offers you the flexibility you need to fit higher education into your busy schedule.

Career Potential

  • Talent Acquisition/Recruiting Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Compensation and Benefit Manager
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Employee Education Consultant
  • Human Resources IT Specialist

Master of Human Resource Management: Program at a Glance

Total Credit Hours: 30 Hours
Courses: 10 Courses
Recommended Completion Time: 22 Months
Next Start Date: Every Monday
Classroom Size: One

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