Lead institutional change through strategic human resource strategies and functions.

The Master of Science in Human Resource Management program from Regis University, a Jesuit-Catholic University, provides preparation for HR leadership in a global marketplace. The program is 8-weeks, with classes offered 100% online or in the evenings at our campus in Denver.
The Master of Science in Human Resource Management program is an intensive, accelerated and integrated learning experience that provides preparation for strategic human resource leadership in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. The program focuses on the qualitative issues of human resource management, enabling students to become lifelong learners through the understanding of the following: application of HR metrics and analytics, problem solving, critical thinking, systems thinking, management, decision making within a framework of ethical conduct, legal and regulatory guidelines, performance metrics, socially responsible leadership in a global environment, and communication with stakeholders.
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WHY SHOULD I STUDY Human resource Management?

Successful organizations often seek applicants with a postgraduate degree in Human Resource Management (HRM) because of the strategic knowledge and skills that they have developed. Every organization today seeks to attract the best talent possible which requires human resource professionals skilled in recruitment, training, performance management and employee development and motivation. The human resource field encompasses workplace communication, workplace safety, and much more. Building on our Jesuit tradition of values-based experiential learning, the College of Business and Economics cultivates leaders of integrity who think critically, communicate clearly and implement innovative solutions to complex challenges. We partner with business and community leaders to enhance economic, environmental, and social well-being.

IS the M.S. in Human resource management FOR ME?

Regis’ M.S. in Human Resource Management program is designed for individuals who wish to cultivate their leadership skills and make a significant impact within an organization applying leadership techniques, strategic management philosophies in varied industries and enterprises.

What types of people are attracted to our Human Resources Management program? Those interested in the program are likely to share common traits such as:

  • Effective communicator, both interpersonally and as a presenter
  • Innovator
  • Approachable
  • Time manager and be self-disciplined
  • Delegator
  • Decision maker
  • Have business acumen
  • Build trust and maintain confidentiality
  • Metrics oriented

WHAT WILL I LEARN IN REGIS’ M.S. in Human resources management PROGRAM?

The Regis Human Resource Management program focuses on the qualitative issues of human resource management, enabling students to become lifelong learners through the understanding of the following: application of HR metrics and analytics, problem solving, critical thinking, systems thinking, management, decision making within a framework of ethical conduct, legal and regulatory guidelines, performance metrics, socially responsible leadership in a global environment, and communication with stakeholders.

Our Masters in HR Management program challenges students to take responsibility for their personal learning experiences. Upon successful completion of the program, learners will have the knowledge and ability to:

  • Deploy appropriate metrics and analytics in to order to make strategic HR decisions.
  • Propose systemic and sustainable solutions to complex business problems using critical thinking applied through human resources conceptual and theoretical frameworks.
  • Make reasoned and ethical decisions based on professional standards and practices for ethical conduct, legal requirements, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Evaluate human resources performance, conduct research, and recommend changes to HR practices.
  • Practice socially responsible leadership in a changing global environment.
  • Communicate effectively and succinctly with all organizational stakeholders.

The Human Resource Management master's degree aligns with current HR scholarly literature and the associated pedagogical approaches. In addition, this degree offers a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) aligned curriculum. Regis University is the only institution of higher education in Colorado with undergraduate and graduate degrees that hold this distinction.

IS REGIS’ M.S. in FINANCE ACCREDITED?

Regis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of six regional higher education institutional accreditors in the United States.

WHAT CLASS FORMATS ARE AVAILABLE?

The M.S. in Human Resource Management degree classes are offered evenings in classrooms or 100 percent online. The program requires just 30 credit hours. Classes are offered in an 8-week accelerated format.

WHEN DO CLASSES START?

Courses are offered in 8-week terms that begin in:

  • January
  • March
  • May
  • July
  • August
  • October

Career Opportunities

What career can I enter with a master's in Human Resource Management degree?

With an M.S. in Human Resource Management degree, you’ll be prepared for a variety of roles in nearly every industry. Commonly held titles include:

  • Human Resources (HR) Manager
  • Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
  • Sr. Human Resources (HR) Business Partner
Salary and employment information on the above job titles can be researched at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Career support from Regis

The Center for Career and Professional Development at Regis provides you with the resources, training and advice to help you establish and meet your career goals. That means we’ll help you choose an academic major, explore and find a new career path or create the tools for a successful job search that will promote your career. To learn more, visit our Center for Career and Professional Development page.



Program Requirements

Core Courses (9 credit hours)
CBE 6010 Logic and Critical Analysis
CBE 6020 Leading in a New Era
CBE 6030 Business Intelligence and Analytics
Required Courses (18 credit hours)
HR 6350 Strategic Human Resource Management
HR 6360 Employment Law and Compliance
HR 6370 Strategies in Compensation and Benefits
HR 6380 Attracting and Retaining Workforce Talent
HR 6390 Employee Relations and Performance Management
LDR 6210 Leading Change and Innovation
Capstone (3 credit hours)
LDR 6820 Leading Responsible Organizations
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 30 credit hours

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here

How to Apply

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Admission Criteria

Regis University’s College of Business and Economics is dedicated to delivering a world-class business education founded on individualized, values-based, experiential learning.  We seek to attract aspiring business leaders who demonstrate a passion for addressing today’s complex economic, environmental, and social challenges with an ethical and innovative approach that addresses urgent civil needs.

We base our admissions evaluation on the totality of information available in the admissions application. No single factor (GPA performance, essay, letters of recommendation, work experience or test scores) is the deciding factor for admission. We consider each application holistically, and take into account factors such as experience, fit with Regis University’s mission, aspirations, values, and accomplishments.

Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or equivalent if bachelor’s is from outside the U.S.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission*

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the Regis University Admissions Office (see below for address).
  • Current resume
  • Admission essay (instructions to upload your completed essay are included in the online application)
  • A faculty interview may be necessary

Once all documentation has been received, an Admissions Committee reviews the application and the committee makes an admission recommendation. (GMAT/GRE may be required at the discretion of the committee.)

NOTE: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed. An applicant not meeting the above requirements may submit a request for special consideration by the Admissions Committee.

Send Transcripts to:

Regis University
Office of Admissions
Mail Code: A-12
3333 Regis Boulevard
Denver, CO 80221-1099

Electronic transcripts may be sent to sendtranscripttoRU@regis.edu

Applications are due one month prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

Visit our Cost of Attendance page to see the tuition and fee schedule for the Graduate Leadership and Management tab.