Empower Organizations Through People-Centric Leadership

Every organization needs managers who can connect with team members, nurture employees’ career goals, and help them thrive within their workplaces. As a human resources management graduate, you’ll develop these skills, gain the NSU Edge, and increase your salary potential.

NSU’s Master of Science in Human Resource Management is designed for working adults who seek career advancement in Human Resource and other essential departments like Labor Relations, Payroll, Recruiting, and Training and Development. In this program you'll

  • learn how to implement conflict mitigation strategies, boost company morale, and craft positive company culture in any industry;
  • gain hands-on instruction for how to design and direct HRM systems; 
  • meet with HR executives across South Florida during select "Mentoring Mondays;" and
  • use analytics to implement strategies for different workplace scenarios

The program equips you with the ability to handle a host of Human Resources tasks and challenges with empathy, efficiency, and professionalism. Create positive change for all employees and improve your future workplace by taking the first step into your graduate degree.


Why Earn Your Master's in Human Resource Management at NSU?

Quick Facts


NSU’s H.R.M. program is 31 total credits to complete.

Start Dates

The M.S. in Human Resource Management is available to start in August, October, January, March, and May. 

Delivery Options

Classes for the Master of Science in Human Resource Management program are offered weeknights at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and online (asynchronously).


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Application Deadline

Fall I: August 15
Fall II: October 1
Winter I: December 15
Winter II: March 1
Summer: May 1

Tuition Assistance for NSU Business Programs

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Employer Tuition Assistance Program

NSU Business partners with more than 135 local and national organizations to offer discounted employee tuition of up to 20% through our employer tuition program.
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NSU Alumni Tuition Discount

NSU alumni are eligible for a tuition award of 20% off any graduate degree or business certificate program. Alumni also receive an application fee waiver and access to a dedicated adviser to assist throughout the admission process.

Earning Potential

Compensation and Benefits Manager

$111,430 Average Salary Per Year

6% Projected Employment Growth

Training and Development Manager

$102,640 Average Salary Per Year

7% Projected Employment Growth

Human Resources Manager

$104,440 Average Salary Per Year

9% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

M.S. in Human Resource Management Curriculum

Core Courses (31 credits)
MGT 5001
Developing Academic and Career Success (MGT 5001 / Credits: 1 )
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World (MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5310
Managing Human Resources (HRM 5310 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5320
Career Development (HRM 5320 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5341
Human Resource Analytics (HRM 5341 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5360
Human Resource Development (HRM 5360 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5365
Talent Management (HRM 5365 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5375
Managing Total Rewards (HRM 5375 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5380
Employee Relations (HRM 5380 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5390
Advanced Organizational Development (HRM 5390 / Credits: 3 )
Select one of the following two courses: ( )
HRM 5355
Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM 5355 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5680
Master of Business Administration Internship (MGT 5680 / Credits: 3 )

For a full list of all course descriptions, visit coursewizard.nova.edu.

Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Are You Ready To Make A Difference?

What does success look like? For many, it’s living life on our own terms, becoming a business success so we can help others, or being at the top of our game to fulfill our dreams. At NSU Business, it’s all of the above. We believe people, planet, and profit can be the triple bottom line, and that our grads will create businesses that do more than just succeed; they will help others thrive, too.

Advance your career with our world-class business programs and our network of leaders, innovators, and change agents. Do your best and deliver what’s Best for Our World™.

“The degree from NSU helped me start my business from the ground up. I learned how to run a small organization – oversee sales, production, and marketing. I was able to grow and understand the different aspects of running a perfume line.”

Adeline Dorsainvil, M.S. in Human Resource Management Graduate

NSU Business Among Top Business Schools in the World

As an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is recognized for the highest standard of achievement for business education, earned by less than 6% of the world's schools offering business degree programs. AACSB requires schools to meet standards of excellence in areas including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning.

Entering a program that complies with the highest accreditation standards in the world guarantees that you will learn advanced skills for high-level, long-term success in business and beyond.

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The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship graduate enrollment office is located in the Carl DeSantis Building in Suite 1115 on NSU's Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus in Davie, Florida. Click here for a map.

Phone: (954) 262-5067 or Toll-Free: (800) 672-7223 x25067

Email: hcbeinfo@nova.edu

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