School and Ranking Information
Most of the 4-year institutions offering programs in the field within roughly an 80-mile radius of Colorado Springs are for-profit schools. Based on rankings, school type and student services, the following school is considered one of the top schools in the area for studying human resource management (HRM):
- Winner: University of Denver is the only 4-year non-profit institution in the area offering an education in HRM on-campus. The university offers a graduate program in strategic human resource management.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Denver|
|Rankings||Tied at #88 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, private not-for-profit|
|Average Graduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$40,038**|
|Human Resource Management Degrees Offered||Master's|
|Human Resource Management Degrees Awarded in 2013||19**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||78%**|
|Noteworthy||The human resource management program features terms of 10 weeks at a time***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Denver website
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University of Denver
- The admissions criteria for the master's program do not require the GMAT or GRE
- The graduate human resource management program has the convenient delivery options of either online or on-campus in the evening
- University of Denver's curriculum meets the criteria of the Human Resource Certification Institute
The University of Denver has an enrollment of more than 11,500 students and boasts the low student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1. University of Denver offers students more than 200 different degree programs. The College of Professional and Continuing Studies offers a master's program in human resource management consisting of 48 credits.
Students can choose between the tracks of global human resources and HR management. Some of the global program's requirements include courses in global planning and compensation, in addition to an internship. Some courses in the management concentration cover consulting, information systems and decision making.