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General HRM
Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Our flexible, online MS in General Human Resource Management program can equip you with critical skills for diverse work environments and help advance your career as a human resource professional. The curriculum is designed around SHRM HR content areas and competencies, and will help you gain a deeper understanding of the field as you acquire direct experience in dedicated areas of practice. 

If you’re already active in the field, this degree can help you build on your professional experience. If just starting out in human resources, it’s a great way to develop foundational knowledge and leadership skills.

Save $14K

We can help you find the maximum number of credits you can use toward your degree, with potential savings of $14,450* toward your master’s in HRM with your SHRM®-SCP or SHRM®-CP.

Aligned with SHRM

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Capella University’s MS in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Certification exam prep

Students in this master’s program can take elective courses to help prepare for industry-relevant certifications: SHRM®-CP and SHRM®-SCP, PHR, SPHR, aPHR*.
*Available only for GuidedPath

Classes start October 11

Use the code FALL21 to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • SHRM alignment
  • 7 Core courses
  • 3 Elective courses
  • Capstone
  • 45 total credits

With FlexPath, you can earn your master’s degree in 14 months for $14,000.*

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