MHRM Degree Requirements

MHRM Curriculum

The Master of Human Resource Management program is 30 credit hours long. Three-credit courses are a 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.

Students must successfully complete the following course and program requirements to be eligible for the Master of Human Resource Management degree.


Program Requirements

  • Achieve at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of graduation.
  • Complete all degree requirements within five (5) years.

Course Requirements

Students must complete 30 credits of the following coursework to be eligible for graduation.

  • MGT 6252 Global Human Resource Management
  • MGT 6210 Leading Teams
  • MGT 6257 Performance Management and Development  
  • MGT 6290 Special Topics (People Analytics, taken for 3 credits)     
  • MBAD 6263 Organizations and Human Capital

Students must choose one of the following:

  • MGT 6253 Leadership and Executive Development         
  • MGT 6277 Critical Thinking Skills for Executive Leadership       
  • MGT 6290 Special Topics (Perspectives on Leadership, 3 credits) 
  • MGT 6215 Conflict Management and Negotiations         
  • MGT 6259 Employment Law and Ethics
  • MGT 6270 Consulting Processes  
  • MGT 6280 Entrepreneurship        
  • MGT 6286 Creativity and Innovation       
  • MGT 6290 Special Topics (Human Capital Sustainability, 3 credits)

Additional Requirements for Specific Degree Programs

BBA/Master of Human Resource Management

For students pursuing a BBA and a Master of Human Resource Management dual degree program, all requirements for both degrees must be fulfilled. Nine credits of graduate coursework may be shared between the BBA and the Master of Human Resource Management course requirements. Those nine shared credits must be comprised of the following courses:

  • MBAD 6263 | Organizations and Human Capital | 3 Credits
  • MGT 6252 | Global Human Resource Management | 3 Credits
  • MGT 6290 | People Analytics | 3 Credits

MBA/Master of Human Resource Management

For students pursuing a MBA and a Master of Human Resource Management dual degree program, all requirements for both degrees must be fulfilled. In the dual MBA/MHRM program, 21 credits are shared between the two degree programs as follows:

  • MBAD 6263 is a required course for both programs and will be double-counted
  • 12 credits for the MHRM program will be taken from the MBA program to be applied towards the MHRM elective requirement
  • Six credits for the MBA program will be taken from the MHRM program to be applied towards the MBA elective requirements

Students may pursue a dual degree in any MBA program. Part-time students take courses for both programs simultaneously. Full-time students take courses for the Global MBA in their first year and then complete the remainder of the degree requirements simultaneously. In both cases, the degrees may be conferred sequentially.