MHRM: Academic Program


The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) degree provides graduates the knowledge and skills they need to excel in a field that is vitally important to the operation and success of organizations of all types. 

Whether you are planning on starting a career in HR or a seasoned professional seeking new insights, an in-house practitioner or external consultant, this program will benefit anyone with a professional interest in understanding the critical role human capital plays in organizations.

Students learn the latest human capital theories and proven, cutting-edge practices. Special topics include diversity and inclusion, change, leadership, and employee development. Drawing on the unique strengths of the GW School of Business, students learn from top professionals and researchers in applied topics such as team leadership, leadership development, and human performance management.


The Master of Human Resource Management degree program is 30 credit hours long. Three-credit courses are full semester long (14 weeks). Courses that are 1.5 credits are seven weeks in length and are offered either in the first or second half of a semester.

Program Duration

Students typically complete degree requirements within the following time frames:

  • Part-Time: 30-48 months
  • Full-Time: 18-24 months