Online Master of Arts in Human Resource Management

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Today’s human resource managers do more than just act as policy police. They often act as strategic partners within an organization, helping to guide it through times of change and working to identify short- and long-term goals for improvement. The online Master of Arts in Human Resource Management offers you in-depth knowledge in specific areas of HR as well as leadership and management principles to prepare you for this critical role with a curriculum grounded in Saint Mary’s Lasallian, Catholic values of service, justice, and peace.

Get a strategic view of HR to help people and organizations succeed

As an HR professional, you are passionate about helping people meet their potential. With a focus on analyzing and enhancing the performance of both individual employees and teams, the online MA in Human Resource Management emphasizes the use of leadership skills to maximize human capital and drive positive change in an organization—and ultimately in our society. You will develop a stronger understanding of HR topics such as rewards systems, conflict management, and organizational assessment, which will be complemented by management expertise in budgeting, communication, strategy, and ethics.

Coursework in Saint Mary’s online MA in Human Resource Management is aligned with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management.

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Get a Masters in Human Resources today, put it to work tomorrow

Saint Mary’s online MA in Human Resource Management always emphasizes the connection between what we teach in the classroom and your job. Our instructors—who include partners at consulting firms, CFOs, and general counsel of public and private firms—are leaders currently working in the field and teach from their own experience, offering examples and solutions that are directly relevant to today’s changing HR environment.

Coursework may be online, but Saint Mary’s University offers a true community. Instructors value connections with their students and are available for coaching and support. Both the faculty and staff are here to help you succeed in our human resource management master’s program and beyond. Through the capstone course, students are also equipped to start the certification process for the Senior Professionalism in Human Resources (SPHR) exam.


Learn more about the robust curriculum, community-minded outlook, and valuable outcomes of the online master’s in Human Resource Management online at Saint Mary’s University. Call us at 877-308-9954 or request more information today.