Human Resources & Industrial Relations Admissions

Developing leaders. Advancing careers.

At the Carlson School of Management, we recognize that highly-qualified students from various backgrounds and experiences enrich education by providing multiple views and perspectives that enhance research, teaching, and knowledge development. This diversity makes for a dynamic learning environment in the classroom and beyond.

Program Prerequisites

You must meet all of the minimum requirements to be considered for admission. We also recommend but do not require introductory courses in macroeconomics, general psychology, and statistics.

Bachelor’s Degree

To be considered for admission, the Master of Human Resources & Industrial Relations program requires a first university degree that is equivalent to a 4-year U.S. bachelor's degree.

Prerequisite - Microeconomics

All students must complete an undergraduate course in Microeconomics. We consider, and conditionally admit applicants before they have taken Microeconomics. Admitted students must complete Microeconomics with a grade of C or better.

Apply for Carlson School's Master of Human Resource Experience

Discover what it's like to be a student at the Carlson School of Management in the Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations program.

What you need to know to apply

The Master of Human Resources & Industrial Relations program offers a streamlined application. Prepare the following materials for your application:

  • Personal statement essay 
  • Diversity statement
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • Transcripts
  • 3 professional references 
  • Current resume

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