Human Resource Management (MSHRM), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #60 (WUR) , IN,
At the Krannert School of Management, we recognize that policies don’t change the workplace – people do. Our Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) program, ranked #2 by Eduniversal and #6 by Finanical Times, develops a unique combination of talents to help make you a remarkably savvy business leader.


When you graduate from the MSHRM program, you’ll have learned to:

  • Develop an organization’s talent
  • Lead the rapidly changing human resources environmentMaster's Student Standing in Rawls Hall
  • Communicate effectively with other management professionals
  • Position yourself for a wide range of management roles
  • Become a business partner and leader on a global stage

The MSHRM program is a 48 credit hour, 3 semester degree which combines Human Resources, Management, and Organizational Behavior studies with experiential learning opportunities. Graduates will receive a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Purdue’s Human Resource Management program aligns with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Guidelines.

Krannert recognizes the important role that real-world projects play in your professional development. Our MSHRM program goes beyond the classroom, empowering you to participate in a multitude of opportunities. From case competitions and consulting opportunities to the Experiential Learning Initiative, a master’s degree from Purdue lays your foundation for career advancement.

For the freedom to conduct your future, retain mobility, and influence global leaders, choose a Master’s in Science in HR Management at Purdue.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Industrial Relations 1
  • Compensation & Rewards
  • Staffing Tools
  • Staffing Systems
  • HR Systems: Foundations
  • HR Systems: Architecture
  • Human Capital Consulting Project
  • Business Analytics
  • Launching Global Leaders
  • Managing Behavior in Organizations
  • Employment Law
  • Managerial Communication Skills
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management 1
  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Strategic Management 1
  • Economics of Labor Markets
  • Managing in Developing Economies
  • Talent Management- Gender & Diversity in Business
  • Industrial Relations II
  • Leadership
  • Negotiations in Organizations
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Managing Human Capital Globally
  • HR Analytics and Business Partnering
  • Training and Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Credits
    48 credit hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Completed online application.
  • Essay Questions
  • Two Recommendations
  • Academic Transcripts and Applicant Eligibility
  • Official Language Test Scores
  • Official Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    63261 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 63261 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National Applies to you

    33612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33612 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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