Master of Science in Management, Human Resources

Strategic Knowledge to Move Your Career Forward

Move your career forward with this strategic degree. Learn from our expert faculty through this flexible program. Strategize how to attract, recruit, and retain top talent using cutting-edge methods and foster a positive work environment that motivates employees and minimizes conflict. Find ways to leverage data to make informed decisions about workforce planning, compensation, and performance management. Focus on how to align HR practices with organizational goals for a competitive advantage.

Flexible, Quality Education in a Convenient Location

Students without an undergraduate business degree can earn an M.S. in Management degree in just one year. The courses are delivered in a variety of formats, including in-class, online, blended, and accelerated. Our in-class courses are offered on the campus of IU Southeast in New Albany and at the IU Southeast Graduate Center in Jeffersonville, just across the bridge from downtown Louisville.

Network and Learn with Industry Leaders

Network with industry leaders and our extensive alumni network and become an expert in the ever-evolving field of Human Resources. Engage in hands on learning with case studies and simulations. If you're passionate about people, strategy, and building a thriving workplace, then our program can empower you to become a future HR leader.

Learn Crucial HR Management Skills In a Convenient Location

Our dynamic and engaging program serves the needs of working adults with courses offered on the campus of IU Southeast in New Albany and at the IU Southeast Graduate Center in Jeffersonville, just across the bridge from downtown Louisville. The courses are also delivered in a variety of formats, including in-class, online, blended, and accelerated.

Degree information

30 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
In-Person

The Master of Science in Management program is designed to provide students who have completed a bachelor's degree with the knowledge, values, and skills necessary to perform leadership roles in the management of people, resources, and technology.

The 12-month M.S. in Management program pairs nicely with an undergraduate degree in a non-business field, enabling you to earn a Master's degree to increase your marketability in the workforce.

Once admitted to the program, students can earn the M.S. in Management degree by completing 30 credit hours of coursework. This should include 21 credit hours of Management Core courses and 9 credit hours in one of the two tracks.

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Careers

Become a talent magnet, craft positive work cultures, or guide strategic HR initiatives. This versatile degree propels you to become a future HR leader. The HR field is booming, with HR managers commanding competitive salaries. Your expertise will impact employee satisfaction, company culture, and organizational success. Pursue diverse roles in HR Consulting, Talent Management, Compensation & Benefits, or become a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Have questions or want more information? Contact us!

Alysa D Lambert Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Professor in Human Resources Management
Director of Graduate Business Programs

Office:
Hillside Hall 44
Phone:
(812) 941-2453
Email:
alylambe@iu.edu
Kim Shaughnessy

Kim Shaughnessy

Student Services Coordinator

Office:
Hillside Hall 221A
Phone:
(812) 941-2362
Email:
krwells@iu.edu

Kentucky residents

Kentucky students are part of our IU Southeast family. In fact, students from eight Kentucky counties receive in-state tuition at IU Southeast! Learn more about the advantages of attending IU Southeast including the most affordable tuition in the region, staying close to home while you earn your degree, and the unique experience only IU Southeast can offer.

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