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Human Resource Management Program

Master of Arts in Management — Program Overview

Think “HR”. If you're picturing a pile of papers, benefits and payrolls, think again!

Globalization, technology and shifting workforce priorities have transformed human resource professionals into vital parts of a business — not just in an administrative sense, but also in a strategic sense. HR has evolved, and so can you:

Earn an online Master of Arts in Management degree, with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. Our program, designed for business professionals with a Bachelor's degree, rethinkgs traditional HR definitions. You'll tackle 21st-century workforce challenges, and cultivate strategic ways to meet the critical needs of your business by using your most precious resource — human capital.

Our program is fully approved and aligned with guidelines set by the The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest human resource association.


  • The Master of Arts in Management is a 35-credit hour, interdisciplinary program.
  • Coursework takes place online.
  • There are thesis and non-thesis options.
  • The program allows transfer of up to nine credit hours of graduate course work from another accredited institution (if they have been completed within the past five years).
  • For more information, contact an advisor.

Core Human Resource Management Courses

HRM 510 - Employment Law
HRM 550 - Compensation
HRM 630 - Human Resource Measurement
MGMT 500 - Research Methods and Theory
MGMT 520 - Recruitment/Retention/Evaluation-Employees
MGMT 530 - Teamwork & Change Management
MGMT 560 - Diversity in the Workplace
MGMT 590 - Conflict Resolution, Negotiation
MGMT 601 - Management Information Systems
MGMT 611 - Financial Management
MGMT 650 - International/Global Management
MGMT 670 - Strategic Management
MGMT 690 - Thesis

Additional Program Requirements

Before enrolling, students must prove completion of at least the equivalent of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, and GPA for the most recent 60 credit hours of undergraduate work must be at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. For more info, see the MAM admissions checklist.