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Master in Human Resource Management

Colorado State University Global's Master of Human Resource Management program provides the opportunity for students to strengthen their knowledge in human resource theories and see to best utilize human capital in an organization. Read here to learn more about this online graduate program offered through CSU Global.

Official Program Name:

Master of Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Colorado State University Global

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in CSU Global's Master of Human Resource Management program may already have some business or human resources experience and may be interested in developing a deeper understanding of how to maximize human capital and manage a workforce. All applicants to CSU Global graduate programs should already have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Colorado State University Global offers a Master of Human Resource Management program designed to prepare students to perform the role of human resource manager. Students have the opportunity to learn how to effectively lead teams, make important legal and ethical decisions, strategize human resource initiatives, and manage performance to achieve goals. CSU Global's program is closely aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management's HR curriculum, and students can receive discounted membership, study materials, and partial reimbursement for SHRM's certification exam. The core program includes 30 credit hours, but students also have the option of completing an industry internship or completing additional credits to add a specialization in areas such as Healthcare Administration, Organizational Leadership and Change Management, or Project Management. These specializations require an additional 12 credits.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Colorado State University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Master of Human Resource Management:

Colorado State University Global's Master of Human Resource Management program is 30 credits; there are 8 required 3-credit courses; plus, two foundational courses and an optional internship course. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado State University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (30 credits)

  • Fundamentals of Research and Writing
  • Foundations of Business
  • Effective Organizations: Theory and Practice
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Organizational Behavior and Development
  • Legal and Human Resource Dimensions of Business Management
  • Strategic Labor Relations
  • Maximizing Human Capital
  • Staffing and Talent Development
  • Capstone - Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management - Internship (Optional)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The Master of Human Resource Management program at Colorado State University Global is designed to provide students with the foundational understanding and practical applications to be successful in a global human resources community. The program provides students with the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of how to maximize human assets, manage performance to achieve results, and strategize successful human resources initiatives. Some careers that graduates might pursue are:

  • Human resources director
  • Corporate recruiter
  • Employee relations manager
  • HR specialist
  • Employment coordiantor