Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Set yourself apart and advance your career with the Master of Science in Human Resource Management in Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Gain global perspective and develop business acumen with this human resource (HR) management program offered within a business school. Whether you aspire to launch or accelerate your career in HR management, this master’s degree program will help you to build the technical expertise and interpersonal skills to improve organizational performance.

The Master of Science in Human Resource Management program delivers theoretical perspectives and practical knowledge in traditional areas of the human resource field such as

  • talent acquisition,
  • talent management,
  • employee relations and
  • total rewards.

The Fox MS in Human Resource Management program is offered completely online on both a part-time and full-time basis to accommodate our students’ busy schedules. With the accelerated pathway, students can earn their degrees in as few as 13 months. Classes are delivered through live web conferencing and provide ample opportunity for faculty interaction and peer collaboration. Access the vast resource and support system including virtual career services within the Fox School of Business. Connect to the Fox faculty’s expansive network of regional and global leaders and foster the professional and personal relationships necessary to advance your career in HR.

The Masters of Science curriculum is certified to the standards established by the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Madalina Jones

HR Generalist, Laporte Consultants

"The program definitely gave me the confidence to engage more in my current role and grow and expand as an HR professional. It gave me a lot of credibility internally and externally. It was really the stepping stone I needed to launch my career."

Classes & Curriculum

Courses in the 30-credit Human Resource Management MS reflect the importance of knowledge in strategic human resource management as well as the need for leadership skills to translate that knowledge into action. Coursework includes the following. 

  • Building Human Capital in High-Performance Organizations
  • Business Transformation through Big Data
  • Leading High-Performing Teams
  • Leadership in Organizations
  • Strategic Reward Systems
  • Talent Acquisition

Learn more about the Human Resource Management MS courses.

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Master of Science offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2019–2020 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $1,114.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,114.00 per credit

Learn more about our tuition and fees.


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