Degree type(s): Specialization; Master's
Degree field(s): Business & Finance
Location(s): Online; Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.
HR Management Specialization Overview
The HR Management specialization was developed based on the human resources body of knowledge defined by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
At the University of Mary, you can earn your graduate business degree with a specialization in HR Management in accelerated, flexible online or evening classes at one of the most affordable private universities in the U.S.
HR Management Specialization Highlights
Can be completed in as few as 15 months
Complete your graduate business degree with a specialization in HR Management in as few as 15 months in our accelerated program online–or via evening classes that meet one night each week. Evening classes are offered in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks Air Force Base, and Watford City in North Dakota or at Fort Riley, Kansas. Evening classes meet one night each week.
Utilize flexible online learning tools while getting personal supportUse a state-of-the-art online learning program, called Canvas, to ensure that you receive top-quality instruction when you pursue your degree online. You'll also have access to valuable personal advising and career mentoring support.
Learn from faculty with HR Management experience
Learn from top faculty who bring real-world HR Management experience to the graduate program at the University of Mary.
Why Choose a Specialization in HR Management?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for human resource managers is expected to grow rapidly in the years ahead. Job candidates with certification or a master’s degree—particularly those with a specialization in human resources management—should have the best job prospects. The median annual salary for human resource managers in 2012 was $99,720.
In addition to the Human Resource Management specialization, the University of Mary's School of Business also offers the following concentrations which can be added to your graduate business degree program:
- Catholic Philanthropy (online or evening MBA, MS, MPA, or MPM)
- Healthcare (online or evening MBA, MS, MPA, or MPM)
- Healthcare Informatics (online or evening MBA, MS, MPA, or MPM)
- Project Management (online or evening MBA, MS, MPA, or MPM)
- Public Administration (online or evening MBA, MS, MPA, or MPM)
- Virtuous Leadership (online MBA, MS, MPA, or MPM)