Master's Degree in HRM

Applications are still being accepted for the fall 2017 semester.  

A Quality Graduate HR Program

Did you know that a HR manager can earn a base salary of $85,000 and is included among Glassdoor's 25 Best Jobs in America report?

Through SMLR's Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) degree, you will gain the key, professional skills needed to become an organizational leader.

Rutgers' MHRM program is internationally renowned for its research and teaching in the areas of strategic human resource management, global employment strategies, new approaches to worker involvement, and the transformation of work.

Click here to see a recent graduate describe her experience with the program. 

Top Ranking Faculty With Applicable Research For Today's Practitioners 

Our faculty have the most citations per publications amongst peers.*

You will be able to pull from our faculty's research, which are applicable to today's workers. You'll learn how to strategically align employees with business objectives and spearhead organizational goals. *Source: Academic Analytics

Our faculty is also frequently mentioned in the press. In an article for nj.com, Charles Brown, SMLR's adjunct professor, shares eight potential options to help students avoid taking on more loans and manage their time. Learn about these tips for graduate students

Convenient Location Near Major Cities, Cultural Centers, & Employers

Rutgers is conveniently located to major east coast metropolitan cities, diverse cultural centers, and corporate employers. We leverage our locale to offer courses off campus in partnership with a variety of organizations.  

We also offer a new affiliation program with Gettysburg College to elevate a pathway for undergraduates to further their education.

Competitive Internships Leading To An HR Career: A True Career

Interested in on-site experience? 

Paid internships are available and are strongly recommended for students without prior experience in HRM. These opportunities have resulted in robust careers for many of our graduates.

Each year, our students are placed in esteemed organizations. SMLR alumni are employed in leading corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations around the globe, including: GE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, Lockheed Martin and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.

Networking Opportunities With Senior HR Professionals

You will have the opportunity to join the award-winning, Rutgers Society of Human Resource Management's (RUSHRM) graduate chapter. RUSHRM is a student unit of the national Society for Human Resource Management—the world's largest association devoted to human resource management, representing more than 200,000 individual members. 

The graduate chapter has received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award, a national recognition, for the sixth time in seven years. Among its achievements, RUSHRM organizes an annual conference attended by more than 200 senior, HR professionals in top corporations. View a photo gallery and slide show from our most recent conference on March 31, 2017.

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