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HRM in Health Care
Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Our flexible, online MS in Human Resource Management, Health Care specialization, can help you gain the knowledge and skills needed to manage and lead as a professional in the human resources side of health care. You’ll develop a deeper understanding of the human resources field, and gain applied experience in the health care industry.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Capella University’s BS in Business specialization in HR Management, MBA specialization in HR Management, and MS in Human Resource Management General and Health Care specializations fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Save with your SHRM certifications

With Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), you can save up to $14,850* in tuition costs on your MS in Human Resource Management program in the GuidedPath learning format. See what you can save on your HR degree.

*Books, supplies and other fees apply. Tuition savings represent the maximum savings with a single credential submission. Additional fee of $50 assessed each quarter you request documented credit. CPL awards may impact transfer credit maximums.

Industry aligned

The MS in Human Resource Management curriculum is based on input and advice from industry leaders and in consultation with the Capella School of Business, Technology, and Health Care Administration Advisory Board.

Classes start May 6

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • SHRM alignment
  • 7 Core courses
  • 3 Specialization courses
  • Capstone
  • 45 Total credits (12 max transfer)

With FlexPath, you can earn your master’s degree in 15 months and under $18,000.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by your degree program, transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

What can you do with an MS in HRM Health Care degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion, or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with our Master of Science in Human Resource Management.

Job titles to explore

  • Physician recruiter
  • Health care recruiter
  • Workforce planner
  • Human resources specialist
  • Talent acquisition strategist
  • Human resources officer
  • Director/human resources business partner
  • Human resources employee relations manager
  • Medical credentialing specialist
  • Nurse recruiter
  • Medical recruiter

Potential employment settings to explore

  • General medical and surgical hospitals
  • Direct health and medical insurance carriers
  • Other miscellaneous ambulatory health care services
  • Nursing care facilities (skilled nursing facilities)
  • Home health care services
  • Assisted living facilities for the elderly
  • Services for the elderly and persons with disabilities
  • Research and development in biotechnology (except nanobiotechnology)
  • Outpatient mental health and substance abuse centers
  • Surgical and medical instrument manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.