Human Resource Management

Master of Human Resource Management

Master of Human Resource Management

By earning a master's degree in human resource management (HRM) at Rutgers' School of Management and Labor Relations, you will obtain the key skills needed to become a business leader. Degree candidates will learn how to strategically align employees with business objectives and spearhead organizational goals.   

Learn From Leading Experts

Home of the most frequently published and cited HR faculty in the United States, the Rutgers Master of Human Resource Management (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. Find out more information about our faculty.

A Program That Is Convenient for You

On-campus courses are offered in Piscataway on the Livingston Campus of Rutgers–New Brunswick. Classes are offered late afternoons and evenings, Monday through Thursday, as well as all day on Saturdays for a half semester for the convenience of working students. Classes are also offered in the summer. Enrollment can be part-time or full-time. Courses can also be made available off campus in partnership with corporations or other organizations.  

Internships & Job Placements

Paid internships are available and are strongly recommended for students without prior experience in HRM. In addition, the program offers a placement service for students, pairing them with numerous, major organizations. 

Our graduates are employed in leading corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations around the globe such as: GE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsico, Lockheed Martin and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, among others. 

Networking Opportunities 

In addition to our faculty, you will have the opportunity to join the 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. SHRM’s mission is to advance the profession by ensuring that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. RUSHRM organizes an annual conference attended by more than 200 senior, HR professionals in top corporations. 

Submitting Your Application

To submit your application, go to the Rutgers Graduate and Professional Admissions website. For more information about our requirements and application deadline, see our admissions page.