Master's Degree

On-Campus & Online Formats

Develop the managerial competencies needed to understand business challenges, take a strategic approach to human capital decisions, and become an effective HR business partner.

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Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources Management prepares you to become an effective and strategic HR business partner. You’ll leave the program with the specialized knowledge and leadership skills needed to deliver meaningful business results and add value to any organization.

Our program takes a holistic approach to human resources management. Through a blend of focused study and hands-on practice, you’ll develop a keen understanding of the HR landscape and the well-rounded expertise that today’s market demands. You'll also have opportunities to practice your skills through client engagements and events with some of the field’s leading experts and organizations.


Number of Credits
33 credits

On-campus & online

Total Tuition

Full-time or part-time

2 to 5 years

Semester of Entry
Fall, spring, summer

Ideal for working professionals, our program offers flexible options to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both—so you don’t have to interrupt your career to earn your degree.

Ethics is a cornerstone of our program. You’ll study foundational principles and best practices while exploring the connections between applied ethics, human resources, and diversity. You’ll also practice applying these principles through real-world case studies, where you’ll face challenging scenarios across industries, cultures, and international borders.

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    The program adds tremendous value and has helped me in my goal of becoming a leading role model and decision-maker within the field of human resources.”

    Israa Garatli Master's in Human Resources Management

Our faculty members represent the best in research, thought leadership, and HR management strategies. You’ll learn from scholars and practitioners who bring expertise across a range of specialties, including global HR, diversity and inclusion management, organizational development, and crisis management.

By the end of the program, you’ll understand how to plan and lead organizational initiatives, inspire teams, and excel as an HR professional in today’s increasingly complex organizations.

*Tuition for the Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020 terms will be available in early 2019.