M.Sc. On Campus

Human Resources

DePaul University

24 months
1102 USD/credit 26448 USD/year
1102 USD/credit 26448 USD/year
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Managing the modern organizational workforce is critical to companies’ success. The master’s degree in Human Resources from DePaul University will help you develop skills and knowledge to manage all core HR functions.


You’ll become an expert in a variety of core HR functions, including:

  • Benefits and compensation 
  • Employment law and ethics 
  • Labor relations 
  • Talent management and recruitment 
  • Workforce training programs 
  • Organizational development HR information systems

Study with faculty who are leaders in HR management

Faculty include distinguished individuals who help students create business plans, identify innovative business ideas and develop HR management strategies and techniques. 

Associate Professor Jaclyn Jensen regularly leads expert panel discussions on human resources topics, including “Innovation in HR,” which was sponsored by the DePaul Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter and coincided with Chicago Ideas Week. Jensen is faculty director of the Human Resources MS program from DePaul University and won the 2016 DePaul University Quality of Instruction Council Excellence in Teaching Award.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing for effective and ethical organizational behavior   
  • Recruitment and selection 
  • Training and career development 
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Strategic management of human resources  
  • Labor economics and labor relations
  • Life and career coaching      
  • Leadership in organizations 
  • Leadership and management
  • Change management and consulting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your online application and the $60 application fee.
  • Submit an essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals.
  • Submit a resume that summarizes your work experience and educational background. 
  • Submit your official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended. 
  • Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1102 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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