Online M.S. Human Resource Management

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Overview of the Online Human Resources Management Program

Take your education anywhere. Human resources is a career path that permeates every industry and has a global impact. The Master of Science degree with a major in Human Resource Management prepares you to meet the changing needs of today’s workforce and business environment. You’ll focus on solving real problems facing the global workforce today in a program that’s aligned with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) curriculum guidelines and templates.

  • Fully online learning format
  • Approximately 18 months to completion
  • Practical, applicable assignments that you can immediately apply in your career

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Understand the key role employees play in fulfilling the mission, vision, and goals of an organization
  • Analyze the challenges facing your workforce and develop appropriate strategies and solutions
  • Develop ethical policies and procedures that support the workforce
  • Integrate your faith in your career and professional development

Career Options

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Training and Development Manager


36 Total
$565/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

12 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the university catalog.

MGMT-501, MGMT-512, COMM-515, HRMT-535, FINC-510, HRMT-536, HRMT-537, HRMT-538, HRMT-539, HRMT-541, HRMT-542, HRMT-590


Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on official transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 credit hours was completed. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the DeVoe School of Business.

  • All credits required in the curriculum sequence with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of "C" in each course. A grade of "C-" or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


The MS Human Resource Management at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

ACBSP AccreditedThe Human Resource Management program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024