Online Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

Get prepared to advance your career in the growing field of HR Management.


Earn Your Master of Human Resource Management Online

Advance your career by earning a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from Wichita State University. This fully online, 30 credit-hour program, is designed to enhance the skills you need to excel as an HR Professional.

Wichita State’s MHRM program is taught by the same faculty who teach on campus at the W. Frank Barton School of Business. AACSB accredited and aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management, this program offers the rigor and expertise expected from a graduate program.

Enhance your degree with a graduate certificate in Human Resource Decision Making or Human Resource Management Skills.

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management Decision Making

A 15-credit hour program designed to hone your decision making skills through analytics, rewards strategies, and advanced management practices.

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management Skills

A 15-credit hour program that provides a baseline overview of HR Management with content focused on HR theories, applications, and the critical role of context in HR decision making.

30 Credit Hours

$328.73 per credit hour

Wichita State Online students pay in-state tuition regardless of where you live. Additional fees to the tuition rate apply depending on the credits and courses taken. Tuition rates subject to change.

100% Online Program

AACSB Accredited

Program Details

Career Opportunities

With a Master of Human Resource Management, students are prepared for employment in public, private, and non-profit organization in roles such as:

  • HR Manager
  • HR Specialist
  • Job Analysis Specialist
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Training Manager
  • HR Team Lead

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for the MHRM Program must meet the requirements of both the WSU Graduate School and the Barton School of Business. One application must be submitted to the Graduate School.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution
  • Overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.75
  • A personal statement that clearly articulates the applicant’s reasons for seeking admission to the MHRM program (500 words maximum)
  • GMAT and/or GRE scores only required if your GPA is lower than 2.75

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Admission – December 15
  • Fall Admission – July 15

Affording Your Degree

We know that cost, value, and affordability are important factors in deciding to get your graduate degree. That's why we're proud that WSU is one of the most affordable accredited research institutions in the state of Kansas.

Student payment options:
• This program is financial aid-eligible.
• Ask your employer if they offer tuition assistance.
• Work with our financial aid team to establish a payment plan that fits your unique circumstances.

Support to Help You Succeed

Academic Advisors are available to all students in graduate programs at WSU. Your advisor information is provided at the point of admission. Our student driven approach means you will meet with your advisor to:

  • Discuss course options
  • Get career guidance
  • Create your plan of study
  • Know what it takes be successful

WSU empowers you to own your educational experience and to seek support when needed.

“I really enjoyed taking online classes, the pace and flexibility was great especially with my work schedule and events outside of class. The curriculum was presented in entirety at the beginning of the semester which allowed me to prepare ahead of time.”


Practice Meets Potential at Wichita State University

At Wichita State University, students learn how to translate classroom potential into career success. That's why Wichita State University is committed to advancing students toward their goals every step of the way – from in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs to flexible online coursework, top-notch student support, and access to affordable programs with proven career outcomes.

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