Human Resource Management (MHRM)

Where modern methods meet timeless values to create ethical, impactful HR leaders.

Master of Human Resource Management
1-2 years
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Why study Human Resource Management?

Prepare yourself for a new role as a Human Resource Director with Saint Francis’ fully online Master of Human Resource Management degree. Saint Francis’ program combines an SHRM-aligned curriculum with traditional Franciscan values, empowering you to become an effective and ethical HR professional with the skills to make a positive impact and foster peace and justice in your workplace.

Why Study Human Resource Management at Saint Francis?

Saint Francis’ unique combination of modern methods and traditional values helps our graduates become powerful forces for change in a rapidly changing labor market. You’ll develop the skills to create and refine compensation and benefits systems, define and implement training and performance management programs, understand and enforce legal, ethical, and safety requirements, and strengthen and comfort employees during times of transition and change.

Saint Francis offers fully online courses, taught asynchronously so you can do the work on your own time, with structured deadlines to keep you on track to graduate quickly. Classes are taught in short eight-week sessions with six start dates throughout the year. We provide the support of experienced online instructors and a network of alumni mentors to help you through graduation and beyond.

Saint Francis draws on decades of excellence and experience in business education and Franciscan traditions and values that stretch back centuries but remain vitally relevant in today’s complex ethical landscape.

The Value of Saint Francis

Furthering your education is an investment in yourself and your future. Saint Francis boasts a return on that investment and ensures you can earn an advanced degree at a cost that makes sense. Our programs are streamlined to help you achieve your degree with the fewest possible credit hours, to save you time and money.


National Median Salary for Human Resource Managers

U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics


Projected New Jobs in Human Resource Management, Projected Growth 2020-2030

U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Faculty and Teaching Style

A Saint Francis degree begins with a foundation in Franciscan values and ethics and their application to issues in business. Our ethical focus underpins and informs every aspect of Saint Francis education. Our faculty are experts in their field who are driven by their values, making for a unique graduate program that aligns with your beliefs and empowers you to foster peace and justice in your workplace.

SHRM-Aligned Program

The curriculum of our Master in Human Resource Management program adheres to the professional standards developed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the industry’s primary professional organization. This recognition guarantees that students learn the latest HR competencies, and graduate with high professional standards.

SHRM Recertification Provider

As a SHRM Recertification Provider, the University of Saint Francis is established as a “provider of choice.” This means that our program is pre-approved by SHRM for recertification of professional development credits (PDCs), making Saint Francis a top choice for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP professionals working to maintain their credentials.


Our graduates go on to HR careers in the fields of:

  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare and social assistance
  • Government

Learn more about what makes life at Saint Francis so special.