Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Strayer University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) program is designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to lead, develop, and implement an HR strategy to recruit, cultivate, and manage the most important assets of any organization—people.

With Strayer's human resource management master's degree you will:

  • Understand the strategic role of HR and explore the management of core functions—total rewards, talent management, organizational development, HR information systems, and employee and labor relations.
  • Become adept at creating HR policies and strategies that get results. In every sector—public, private, non-profit, and government—competitive advantage is created through a well-managed workforce.
  • Learn how to make the most out of talent, and create your own critical advantage for success.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Learn HR theory and management practices, and how they impact individuals and organizations.
  • Understand how to manage and create HR policies and practices that align with larger business strategies.
  • Develop critical thinking and analytical skills needed to conduct research and measure human resource performance.
  • Refine the ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of HR situations thus creating an ethical organizational culture.
  • Build leadership skills in order to motivate others toward organizational growth and change.
  • Increase familiarity with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in measuring HR performance and forecasting needs.
  • Strengthen the communication skills needed to effectively share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts.
  • Develop strategies, policies and practices that foster an appreciation for diversity.


Tailor your degree to your career goals through a choice of two separate concentrations, which explore the powerful and diverse impact of HR management.

Human Resource And Organizational Development Concentration Human Resource Generalist Concentration

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School of Business ACBSP Accreditation Strayer University's College of Business is accredited by ACBSP, a leading specialized accreditation association for business education.


Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.