Capella University

MS - Human Resource Management (ACBSP-accredited)


225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS - Human Resource Management (ACBSP-accredited)

Format: Online

Program Description:

Gain the respect of leaders, peers and clients, and build your business acumen and strategic thinking. Capella University's online Master's in Human Resource Management program helps you develop the engagement skills necessary to become a leader, an effective change manager and a strategic partner.

To strengthen the skills important to becoming a dynamic HR leader, you'll participate in Capella's cutting-edge simulation, CapraTek, where you will experience the complexities of resolving tough issues, consulting on workforce decisions, and fulfilling the HR needs of a company in a challenging business environment.

Capella offers online prep courses to prepare you for success in your Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) exams. These Capella certification exam preparation courses are designed by subject matter experts, and include discussion questions, application exercises, and module exams to develop specific HR competencies.

Capella's MS in Human Resource Management allows you to earn your Human Resource Management certificate while you're working on your master's degree — providing the skills and credibility to make a more immediate impact.

With your Master's in Human Resource Management from Capella, you'll analyze business theories, markets and reporting practices in human resource management. You'll also assess culture and change management in organizations and evaluate strategic management and critical thinking in human resource management.

Common jobs with an online Master's in Human Resource Management include adjunct or part-time faculty, compensation and benefits specialist/manager, human resource business analyst, human resource consultant, human resource manager, labor relations specialist/manager, learning and development specialist/manager, performance management specialist/manager, staffing specialist/manager, talent acquisition specialist/manager or talent development specialist/manage. Potential workplaces include: consulting firm, corporation, government, healthcare, land-based or online college or university, manufacturing or nonprofit organization.

Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).


Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Eligibility Requirements:

Master's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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