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Human Resource Management

Master of Science

Lead institutional change for a 21st century workforce.  

You’re an advocate for others and the dignity of all workers has real meaning for you. You believe organizations should behave with humanity and ethics in interactions with customers and employees, and you have a strong desire to be a leader in ensuring morally sound behavior is carried out in the workplace. You also want to learn the most effective business practices to advance your human-centered career.

Graduates of the human resource management program find themselves skilled as critical thinkers and problem solvers, able to identify and resolve problems as they relate to people and their interactions. If you’re looking to cultivate your leadership skills and make a significant impact within an organization by applying leadership techniques and strategic management philosophies, the M.S. in Human Resource Management from Regis University is the program for you.

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online or on-campus courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
30 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$920 per credit hour

Sample Human Resource Management Classes

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HR 6350: Strategic Human Resource Management

Learn how HR professionals and organizational leaders can maximize human capital and potential to achieve strategic goals.

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HR 6370: Strategies in Compensation and Benefits

Focus on the role of human resources in managing competitive compensation and benefit plans including pay structures, base and incentive pay and employee benefit plans. 

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HR 6390: Employee Relations and Performance Management

Maintain effective relationships between employees and management and manage employee discipline to meet the requirements of the organization.

Program Details

Get all the details on our M.S. Human Resource Management program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Human Resource Management Career Paths

VP of Human Resources

Serve as the leader of your company's HR department and ensure that it is running smoothly while making decisions and providing guidance on compensation, benefits and staff training.


Benefits Administrator

Manage your company's employee benefits program and negotiate with insurance plan companies and retirement plan providers in order to get the best benefits possible for your organization.


Organizational Consultant

Help a variety of businesses and organizations build effective workplaces that run smoothly, earn a profit and effectively motivate, engage and retain employees.


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SHRM-Aligned Curriculum

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.

How to Apply

To apply to the M.S. Human Resource Management program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Resume

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $920 per credit hour
Total program credits: 30

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid to learn more. 

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.