M.Sc. On Campus

Human Resource Management and Development

National Louis University

24 months
781 USD/credit
781 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD) program from National Louis University gives human resources practitioners the leadership skills to help build organizations that maximize the effectiveness of human capital.


From planning to hiring, retaining and developing top talent, the master's in human resources degree program prepares students for entry into this field. Students will acquire the skills and flexibility to accommodate changes in the economy, technology, globalization and demographics.

Choose Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development (HRMD) program from National Louis University if you:

  • Want to enhance your HR competencies so that you can advance to the next level.
  • Would like to build upon the experience you have acquired in other fields so that you can transition into HR.
  • Need the knowledge base to stay up to date in the regulatory and legal framework for human resources.
  • Want to develop your communications skills to influence and lead in human resources practices across an organization.
  • Believe in the value that HR brings to an organization and want to learn how to create HR processes that enable business strategy.
  • Want to be an HR thought leader in your organization.
  • Seek to be a change agent and employee advocate.
  • Hold HR certifications and would like to apply them towards a graduate degree and complete in less time.


Human resources degree holders are prepared to advance in a wide range of management positions including:

  • Compensation Manager
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist/Manager
  • Director of Training and Development
  • Director of Benefits
  • Director of Labor-Management Relations
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Recruiter

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Total Rewards 
  • Performance Analysis and Measurement 
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention 
  • Employment Law and Regulations 
  • Training and Development 
  • Organizational Ettectiveness and Development 
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Organizational Culture 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all institutions where a degree was earned and from all institutions for the last 60 semester hours/90 quarter hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Written statement of academic and professional goals (750 to 1000 words)
  • Official Criterion Online Writing Assessment Scores, taken within the last five years. This requirement is waived for applicants with a 3.0 or higher GPA and for applicants who hold a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Minimum of two professional or academic letters of recommendation. They must be written by a source that is able to comment on the candidate's qualifications for graduate business study. 
  • Faculty review

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    781 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 781 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    781 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 781 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.


We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

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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Updated over a year ago

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