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  • Course Delivery
    blended
  • Minimum Credits
    36
  • Estimated Tuition
    $18,360
  • Duration
    2 Years

Program Overview

Well-trained human resource professionals are incredibly valuable in today's business environment. They serve as strategic leaders working with leadership on issues related to communications, ethics, and budgeting; navigating changes within an organization; acting as a link between management and employees, and ensuring each team member is empowered and best positioned to contribute to a company's success.

Program Outcomes

A Master of Arts in Human Resource Management degree from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota prepares graduates for careers as human resource managers, compensation and benefits managers, labor relations managers, and more. As a university that is committed to developing people, helping them to follow their passions, and believing in their full potential, there is no better team to learn from than the human resource experts at Saint Mary's. You'll receive training through real-world examples and the preparation you need to succeed on the PHR/SPHR certification exam. And when you graduate, you'll approach your career with confidence, knowing that the Saint Mary's curriculum is validated by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Course Information

This program prepares graduates for professional positions through a series of courses designed to provide essential leadership knowledge and skills. In addition, courses in general management principles and skills are required along with elective course topics. 

For more information and course descriptions, check out our course catalog.

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Non-refundable application fee
  3. Official transcripts posting the applicant’s completed bachelor degree
  4. Other relevant official transcripts documenting potential transfer credits
  5. International transcripts must be evaluated by a university-accepted evaluator
  6. A reflective essay which includes a brief description of the applicant’s background, training, and experience, a description of the areas the applicant considers to be their strengths and areas in which the applicant wishes to develop greater strengths and abilities, and any personal information the applicant wishes to share
  7. Two recommendations that verify professional and/or volunteer experience and/or academic ability
  8. A current résumé listing educational background and work experience
  9. Applicants with international transcripts may require an English language proficiency exam.
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Key Dates

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Start Date
Fall Semester Term I
08/09/2019
09/02/2019
Fall Semester Term II
09/27/2019
10/28/2019
Spring Semester Term I
12/06/2019
01/06/2020
Spring Semester Term II
02/07/2020
03/02/2020
Summer Semester Term I
04/03/2020
05/04/2020
Summer Semester Term II
06/05/2020
06/29/2020
Fall Semester Term I
08/07/2020
08/31/2020

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $510 Per Credit

Fees

Graduation fee:$190

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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