Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota


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SHRM-Aligned Online M.A. in Human Resource Management 

Gain the HR skills to advance with a flexible, affordable master’s program.

Why Choose an Online Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota?

  • Coursework allows you to enhance your breadth and depth of knowledge while also specializing in areas of interest such as payroll, counseling, and more.
  • Learn what it takes to make a positive impact within organizations, and society as a whole, by connecting with experts in the field.
  • Coursework aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management ensures you’re learning the most up-to-date information.

The online Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from Saint Mary’s gives you the breadth of knowledge higher-level human resource positions require. As you advance in your career, it helps you effectively relate to all departments within an organization and, more specifically, each department’s people.

In this 36-credit, 24-month program, you will study a curriculum aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and prepare for the PHR/SPHR certification. You’ll gain the skills you need to relate to every department and lead positive change throughout your organization.


Invest in Your HR Career

As new companies form and organizations expand their operations, the need for human resource staff to oversee and administer their programs and careers will increase. There will also be an increasing need for specialists in training and development departments to teach employees new skills as jobs become more complex and technology advances. Saint Mary’s online HR Management degree program will provide you with the skills and competencies needed to fill these roles.
The program curriculum is aligned with the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRM) and prepares you for the PHR/SPHR certification.

The affordable tuition includes an iPad. This provides you with the ultimate benefit of online learning — you can complete your coursework anywhere and on your time.


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of human resource managers is projected to grow 7 percent through 2018 to 20281.

U.S. News & World Report, the Princeton Review and Forbes rank
Saint Mary’s University as a top institution.
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Human Resources Managers. Retrieved from

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