Change. Great organizations thrive on it because they recruit, hire, train and support the right people to turn change into opportunity—then opportunity into results.
That's the work of successful human resource professionals, and their voices are more important than ever to an organization's success. But to earn a "seat at the table," HR practitioners need specialized, advanced knowledge of contemporary human resources and business issues.
Online Master's Degree in HR Management
The online Master of Human Resource Management degree program from New England College of Business provides a focused, advanced education for those who want to excel in their human resource management (HRM) career.
Human Resources Expertise in an Online Graduate Program
Our faculty is recognized for its subject-matter expertise and in-depth experience in human resources. Class by class, they will guide you through a comprehensive human resource management curriculum including organizational change and stewardship, compensation, recruitment, labor relations, talent management and more.
- Steer their career path into human resources or advance into higher-level HRM positions.
- Evaluate HRM practices from the perspective of a change agent, business partner and executive-level manager.
- Partner with business units to create and implement HRM strategies that lead to competitive advantages.
- Examine and apply the sophisticated HRM management tools necessary for businesses to survive in the Knowledge Age.
Master's in HRM Curriculum
This online degree program content was designed to align with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) HRM competency model, which is recognized as the highest professional standard for the practice of human resources. Participants completing this program may have the added benefit of being better prepared for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR©) or the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR©) certification exams.
Find Human Resources Jobs
Graduates of this program are able to seek a wide variety of jobs in industry-leading companies and nonprofit organizations. They include:
- Compensation and Benefits Managers
- Human Resources Managers
- Training and Development Managers
- Human Resources Partners
Who Should Apply?
The Master of Human Resource Management program is designed for business professionals with at least four years of professional work experience and an earned bachelor's degree. The program will appeal to those who want to shift their career path into human resources as well as those who are currently employed in the HRM field and require advanced skills to move into higher level management positions. It is also suitable for those seeking to become HRM consultants and/or HRM educators.
Master of Human Resource Management Admission Requirements
We accept admission applications for our Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program throughout the year. Evaluation of each candidate's application is based on the following:
- Application for Admission
- Payment of $75 application fee (one-time, non-refundable)
- Earned bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management, Organizational Learning, Leadership, Industrial Psychology or related degree from a regionally accredited college with a 2.7 GPA or higher or foreign credential equivalent established by a third party evaluation agency
- Official copies of all college/university-level transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) along with program and course descriptions if student is seeking to transfer credit
- Essay (approximately 1-2 pages) describing how the Master of Human Resource Management will help you to achieve your long- and short-term personal and professional goals
- Current resume, reflecting at least 4 years of progressive work experience
- Student Financial Agreement or financial loan documentation if student is seeking alternative funding
- Interview, via phone or in person, with program chair or member of academic affairs
Prerequisites: Students entering the program with a bachelor's degree in a non-business-related field or insufficient coursework in business may be required to take up to 6 credits, as prerequisites, in organizational behavior, management or graduate-study preparedness. Students will be required to complete these courses prior to formal acceptance into the Master of Human Resource Management program.
Foreign language students: a score of 550 or better must be achieved on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam, or demonstrate proficiency in English as established through SAT or the ACT tests, or other methods documenting the student's fluency in English.
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Last updated May 20, 2016