Human Resource Management (MHRM)

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Online Master of Human Resource Management

Bringing Humanity to HR

Prepare yourself for a new role as a Human Resource Director with Saint Francis’ fully-online Master of Human Resource Management degree. Saint Francis’ program combines an SHRM-aligned curriculum with traditional Franciscan values, empowering you to become an effective and ethical HR director with the skills to make a positive impact and foster peace and justice in your workplace.

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Career Outlook & Success


National Median Salary for Human Resource Managers (U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics)


Projected New Jobs in Human Resource Management, Projected Growth 2020-2030 (U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics)

Why Study Human Resource Management Online at Saint Francis?

Saint Francis’ unique combination of modern methods and traditional values helps our graduates become powerful forces for change in a rapidly changing labor market. You’ll develop the skills to create and refine compensation and benefits systems, define and implement training and performance management programs, understand and enforce legal, ethical and safety requirements, and strengthen and comfort employees during times of transition and change.

Saint Francis offers fully-online courses, taught asynchronously so you can do the work on your time, with structured deadlines to keep you on track to graduate quickly. Classes are taught in short eight-week sessions, with six start dates throughout the year. We provide the support of experienced online instructors,, and a network of alumni mentors, to help you through graduation and beyond.

Saint Francis draws on decades of excellence and experience in business education, and Franciscan traditions and values that stretch back centuries but remain vitally relevant in today’s complex ethical landscape.

The Value of Saint Francis

Furthering your education is an investment in yourself and your future. Saint Francis promises a return on that investment, and makes it easy to get an advanced degree at a cost that makes sense. Our programs are streamlined to help you achieve your degree with the fewest possible credit hours, to save you time and money.

  • 36 Credit Hours
  • $535 per credit hour
  • 12-24 Months to Complete Your Degree

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Faculty and Teaching Style

A Saint Francis degree begins with foundation in Franciscan values and ethics and their application to issues in business. Our ethical focus underpins and informs every aspect of Saint Francis education. Our faculty are experts in their field who are driven by their values, making for a unique graduate program that aligns with your beliefs and empowers you to foster peace and justice in your workplace.


Our graduates go on to HR Careers in the fields of:

  • Professional, scientific, and technical services
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare and social assistance
  • Government

Part of the reason I chose online was I wanted to keep learning, but the on-site learning environment was stressful. I have five kids and wanted the balance of family. I also have tons of evening meetings. The appeal was that class could be where and when I needed it.

Dr. Joe LaRosa
Saint Francis Online Graduate

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