Master's Degree

Fully Accredited Program

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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Master's in Human Resources Management

Georgetown University will continue with remote learning for all on-campus programs through May 2021.

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

  • Work Outside of Each Class

    6-9 hours per week

  • Total Tuition


  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Time to Complete

    ~2 years (part-time)

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

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.

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.

Importantly, our curriculum fully aligns with the recommended requirements outlined by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). 

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

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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

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.

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 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms will be available in early 2021.