North Central College

North Central College School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Master of Human Resource Management


30 North Brainard Street

Naperville, IL 60540

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Human Resource Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Human Resources (HR) matters now more than ever. Beyond the traditional roles of hiring/firing, benefits, and payroll, professionals in the field are now shaping and leading human resource strategy and company culture. 

The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) degree is designed to advance your human resources career through professional development and advancement opportunities. Our faculty are experienced HR professionals who tailor the courses to real-world conditions and challenges so that you can apply the classroom theories directly to your work.

Degree Features

  • One-Year Master's Degree: As a full-time student, you can complete your master's degree in as little as one year.
  • Flexible Online Courses: Take online courses from anywhere in the world! They are designed to help you balance your work, life, and school.
  • Weekend Professional Development Experiences: Offered in a seminar-type of format, the residency component of the degree gives you the opportunity to network with your classmates and faculty face-to-face while learning from successful business professionals. 
  • No prerequisites and no GMAT required. Our core business courses provide you with the broad-based business fundamentals. So whether you are a current working professional or a recent graduate with a non-business major, you will be geared for success in your academic and professional career.
  • Business Fundamentals: A unique core focused on business fundamentals that industry leaders need, such as analytics and strategic management across several disciplines.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Eligibility Requirements:

We use a holistic approach in giving careful consideration to all credentials in an application. Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale must have at least 5 years of professional work experience and submit a letter of intent describing how the professional work experience has contributed to your ability to perform in graduate school. We admit on a rolling admission basis, so complete your application for review as early as possible.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 879 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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