A Top-Tier Ranked Graduate HR Program - Now STEM-Designated
Did you know that a HR manager can earn a base salary of $88,000 and is included among Glassdoor's 10 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. In addition, we have a 96% placement rate.
A Career Escalator Build your career and your network
Funding Scholarships / Assistantships
Great Location NYC • NJ • Philadelphia
HR Knowledge Skill building and latest trends
Top Ranking Faculty With Applicable Research For Today's Practitioners
Our faculty have the most citations per publications among peers, according to Academic Analytics.
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. Our faculty members are also frequently mentioned in the press and quoted as experts on the latest trends in the rapidly changing field of HR.
Location, Location, Location
Hear from Career Services Specialist Jacqueline Maginnis on the career benefits of obtaining your MHRM at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.
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.
Competitive Internships Leading to an HR Career: A True Career
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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 (RU SHRM) graduate chapter. RU SHRM 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 ninth time in ten years. Among its achievements, RU SHRM organizes an annual conference attended by more than 200 senior, HR professionals in top corporations. View a slide show from our conference, which is typically held in March.
We also compete favorably in Big Ten graduate case competitions. These competitions provide outstanding HR professional development experiences and invaluable networking opportunities.
Are you ready to join us?
Watch as one of our graduates explains describes her experiences in Rutgers SMLR's MHRM Program.
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