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M.A. in Human Resource Management

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.

Join us for our webinar

Thursday, July 23 at 12 p.m.

Is a graduate certificate, bachelor's completion, graduate degree, or certification right for you?

If you're looking to advance your career, increase your salary, or further establish yourself as an HR professional, you're probably considering what additional education you need. There are a lot of options for every career stage, so it can be difficult to know where to start. We can help plan your next move!

Join us for our upcoming webinar to talk about education in HR and hear from our M.A. in Human Resource Management program director.

Learn about:

  • Current hiring trends, including common requirements listed in job posts, salary ranges, and other industry details.
  • Various programs at Saint Mary's, including certificates, bachelor's completion options, and master's programs.
  • Ideas and suggestions from industry insiders that can help any HR professional determine their next best move.

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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 aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.


This program is offered at our Twin Cities location and online.

Connect With Us

Nicole Coppersmith, M.A.

Assistant Director of Admission: Adult Undergraduate and Transfer

Apple Valley Center, AC

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4561

Connect with Nicole for all Bachelor Completion offerings and graduate programs offered by the School of Business and Technology.

Nicole Coppersmith M.A.
Carlie Derouin

SGPP Admission - Enrollment Counselor, Graduate School of Business and Technology

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH112

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5198

Connect with Carlie to learn more about programs offered by the School of Business and Technology as well as MA in Counseling & Psychological Services, MA in Health and Human Services Administration, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy and the Master of Public Health (MPH) from the School of Health and Human Services

Carlie Derouin
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Tuition & Financial Aid

Learn about tuition and financial aid options to reach your educational goals.

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Information Sessions

Meet with Saint Mary’s faculty and staff and get your questions answered at an upcoming information session.

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