The Master of Arts in Human Resources and Industrial Relations is widely considered to be one of the top programs of its kind in the nation and is available through a full-time or part-time option. Taught by world-renowned faculty, the curriculum gives students a thorough understanding of contemporary HR practices and the underlying theories that are necessary for successful careers in the field.
Accepting applications for Fall 2018 through the end of June
Of all graduates received employment offers within 6 months of graduation
Average starting base salary for the class of 2017
Fortune 500 companies have recently hired our graduates
Learn from the Experts
Our faculty is recognized worldwide for cutting-edge scholarship
Enhance Your Career
Our alumni hold leadership positions in international and national organizations
Coursework covers the full spectrum of HRIR, as well as examining other key business areas
Top recruiters from companies across the United States recruit our students
Opportunities for students to earn credit toward their degree by studying abroad
Fits Your Schedule
The degree is available through either full-time or part-time study
Prepare to Thrive on Cross-Cultural Teams
Today's employers demand HR leaders who can overcome cultural barriers to accomplish key goals. Get hands-on experience working on multicultural teams: MA-HRIR students come from 14 countries around the world.