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Be a Leader Who Motivates and Inspires

Today’s modern workplace requires managers with a people-centric focus. According to a study of more than 2,000 employees, 47% of people looking for new jobs said “company culture” was the main reason (Hays). As an HRM professional you’ll lead the charge on developing employees and generating a positive working environment that people want to plant roots in.

The M.S. in Human Resource Management program at NSU 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. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Human Resources Managers is growing at a rate faster than the national average for all occupations. With your master’s degree, you’ll have new opportunities to increase your salary and become a leader.   

Did you know? NSU is one of only three schools in Florida that offer an M.S. in HRM, and our program is certified by the Society of Human Resource Management.

In this program, you’ll gain a working knowledge of planning, organizing, and managing HRM systems including hands-on instruction for how to design and direct these systems. You’ll learn how to use analytics to implement strategies for different workplace scenarios and have the opportunity to analyze an aspect of your current organization’s efforts. You’ll also get to meet with HR executives across South Florida during select “Mentoring Mondays.”

The M.S. in Human Resource Management at NSU will give you the confidence you need to advocate for employees, improve processes, and accelerate your career.

Apply now for NSU’s M.S. in Human Resource Management.

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. The Saturday MBA Program option is available to start once a year, beginning in Fall 2021.

Delivery Options

Classes for the M.S. in Human Resource Management are offered online and in the evening at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie  and Miami campuses. An on-campus Saturday MBA option is also available on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus that can be completed in one year. 


Tuition for the degree program is $939 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.


The College of Business also offers an human resource management certificate program for non-degree seeking students. Learn more about obtaining an human resource management certificate.

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 5340
Human Resource Analytics ( HRM 5340 / 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: Principles, Problems, and Cases ( 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
Human Resources Management Internship ( MGT 5680 / Credits: 3 )

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been completed in the past 10 years.
** Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been completed in the past 5 years.

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