Online Master’s in Human Resource Management

Touro University Worldwide’s online Master of Science (MS) in Human Resource Management degree is designed for aspiring and experienced professionals to build upon existing knowledge in the profession, advancing their career in people and administrative operations.

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Find Success in Human Resource Leadership Roles

The MS in Human Resource Management degree emphasizes real-world learning and skills that are immediately applicable to a career in varying employment sectors. The master’s degree exemplifies how human resources professionals manage the wide variety of administrative functions within an organization, no matter the size. As the industry is changing rapidly, the coursework in TUW’s online HR degree teaches leading-edge information in people operations, recruiting, and talent management.

Focused on growing human resource skills, this online master’s program is taught by instructors who bring years of industry experience to the classroom. Upon graduation, you are equipped with the insight and skills needed for success in a human resources leadership role. You will have the knowledge that today’s employers are looking for and a foundation of experience for continued professional growth.

Note: This online master’s degree does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.

What makes TUW’s MS in Human Resource Management different?

  • 100% online format with no residency required
  • Affordable tuition
  • Nonprofit Accredited University
  • Accelerated 8-week sessions
  • Finish in one year*
  • No GRE required
  • Accelerated admissions process and 6 starts throughout the year
  • Learn from scholar-practitioners with expertise in human capital management.
  • HR concentrations applicable to current organizational needs.

*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.

MSHRM Concentrations:

At Touro University Worldwide, you have the opportunity to specialize your online HR degree in one of these three in-demand business areas:  

Tuition Information

TUW’s tuition is $500 per semester credit. A range of tuition assistance programs are available to prospective students to help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with continued education, including scholarships and student loans.

Many employers offer tuition assistance programs; it is encouraged for you to review if additional financial support is available to you. TUW tuition assistance counselors are available to determine your eligibility for financial aid and other tuition assistance programs.

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Program Requirements

To graduate with an online master’s degree in Human Resource Management, students must complete 12 courses, 11 standard courses and one culminating three-credit capstone. The business-focused coursework covers essential topics such as ethics, training and development, management culture, compliance, and organizational strategy.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Touro University Worldwide Master in Human Resources Management degree program is fully aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Concentrations include the following:


Admission Requirements

Students seeking to enroll in the online master’s in Human Resource Management must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:

  1. Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; international bachelor’s degree students must see “international student admissions” in the catalog.
  2. Graduate transfer students must be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.75).
  3. International students must have a paper-based TOEFL score of 500, or a computer-based score of 173, or an online score of 61. TUW TOEFL code is 3157.
  4. Cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Students, who meet one of the above criteria, will be required to complete the following steps in order to be admitted and enrolled:

  1. Submit an application.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. Transcripts must come directly from the issuing institutions. Students who completed college coursework outside the U.S. must have their transcripts translated and evaluated (see International Admissions for additional information). Students are required to complete this evaluation by the end of their first term of enrollment.

Touro University Worldwide is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Touro College Los Angeles (Lander Campus) is a division of Touro University Worldwide.

For more information on WSCUC, visit or write WSCUC at 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501.

Excel in Human Resource Management with TUW’s Online MS Degree

Touro University Worldwide’s online Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree expands knowledge of this ever-changing field. Specialize your management skills with our targeted concentrations in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Employee Engagement and Total Rewards; and Training and Development.