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Master of Science in Human Resources Management

Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Human Resources Management program can help advance your career by mastering emerging HR trends, including digital HR, artificial intelligence for human resources, global talent management, and more.

Plus, you have the unique opportunity to accelerate through the master's degree program with tuition savings if you hold credentials in SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, SHRM People Analytics Specialty Credential, PHR, or SPHR certifications.

If you’d like to learn how our program can help you stay ahead of today’s HR complexities—and how your credentials could help you earn your master’s degree faster—fill out the form to connect with an enrollment counselor.

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“We know that digital technologies are rapidly changing jobs and the way we work in general. The master's in human resources management is designed to provide human resource professionals with the skills and competencies they will need to meet the challenges of the digital era and to nurture every organization's most valuable asset - its people." - Carl Zangerl, PhD, Faculty Director

About Northeastern University

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experiential lifelong learning. Our approach of integrating real-world experience with education, research, and innovation empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create worldwide impact.? ?

Our global university system provides our community and academic, government, and industry partners with unique opportunities to think locally and act globally. The system—which includes 13 campuses across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, 300,000-plus alumni, and 3,000 partners worldwide—serves as a platform for scaling ideas, talent, and solutions.

Northeastern’s personalized, experiential undergraduate and graduate programs lead to degrees through the doctorate in 10 colleges and schools across our campuses. Learning emphasizes the intersection of data, technology, and human literacies, uniquely preparing graduates for careers of the future and lives of fulfillment and accomplishment.

Our research enterprise, with an R1 Carnegie classification, is solutions-oriented and spans the world. Our faculty scholars and students work in teams that cross not just disciplines, but also sectors—aligned around solving today’s highly interconnected global challenges and focused on transformative impact for humankind.

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