DeVry University

Master's - Human Resource Management

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management Master's degree program in Human Resource Management is designed to provide students with a foundational and practical understanding of business, leadership, and personnel management practices. Learn more about this convenient and flexible graduate degree program in HR management here.

Official Program Name:

Master's degree in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in Keller's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a bachelor's degree. Interested individuals may have good interpersonal abilities and leadership skills. Prior experience as a supervisor, human resource assistant, or labor relations specialist could prove helpful.

Program Description:

Students seeking to earn a Master's degree in Human Resource Management have the chance to develop their understanding of essential business administration concepts, including marketing, budgeting, fiscal analysis, and business technology. The human resource management program is designed to teach students how to strategically collaborate in order to meet overall organizational goals. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about government benefits, including social security and unemployment compensation. They'll also have the chance to examine voluntary, company-funded programs, such as health insurance, life insurance, retirement, and vacation benefits. Prior to completing the program, students will complete a field-specific capstone project in which they must develop and present an original, comprehensive HR plan.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Minimum Credits Required:

45 credit hours.

Financial Aid:

DeVry University offers millions in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Course Topics Covered:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact DeVry University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Management Accounting and Finance
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Business Laws and Ethics
  • Employment Law
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Staffing, Training, and Development
  • Employee Compensation and Benefits

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

After earning a Master's degree in Human Resource Management, graduates could be able to take on additional responsibilities related to their current position. Opportunities could be found with government organizations, corporations, nonprofit agencies, or educational institutions. HR duties that a master's degree holder could be able to undertake might include creating and analyzing personnel policies, hiring associates, or organizing employee development programs.

Entry-level positions that could be found might include:

  • Recruiter
  • Staff trainer
  • Human resources generalist
  • Benefits administrator