M.Sc. On Campus Online

Human Resources Management

Northeastern University

12 months
35300 USD/year
35300 USD/year
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This comprehensive Human Resources Management program from Northeastern University is designed to enhance students' understanding and experience in human resources management and prepare them to advance in their field.

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The Human Resources Management program from Northeastern University is designed to prepare students to make the connection between an organization’s strategy and its people. Available in two learning formats – on-ground in Boston and 100% online, the program focuses on emerging human resource competencies and skills needed to navigate the evolving human resources field, including the transformational impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data.

The curriculum features six leading-edge concentrations that align with trends that are reshaping the human resources field: Digital HR, Artificial Intelligence for Human Resources, Global Talent Management, Project Management, Leadership, and Organizational Communication. Coupled with an emphasis on Northeastern’s signature experiential learning model where students have the opportunity to integrate material learned in the classroom with real-world experience, this program helps prepare students to be strategic business partners in their organizations.

Unique Features

  • The degree features leading-edge competencies that align with trends that are reshaping the human resources industry, including: digital HR, artificial intelligence for human resources, global talent management, project management, leadership, and organizational communication—giving students the opportunity to tailor their studies to support their specific career objectives
  • In the Master of Science in Human Resources Management, students will gain real-world experience through Northeastern’s signature experiential learning model, which gives them a competitive advantage in the growing job market
  • XN/short-term consulting projects with employers as well as career coaching opportunities provide a differentiating experience to the program
  • Applicants with HR Certification Institute and the Society of Human Resource Management certifications can receive transfer credit for up to 6 quarter hours, which map to specific HRM courses
  • Courses taught by experienced human resources professionals
  • Boston is a hub for healthcare, education, finance, business, biotechnology, and the life sciences

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workforce Analytics 
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Human Resources Management 
  • Creating a High-Performance Organization: Strategic Organizational and HRM Choices
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
  • The Employment Contract 
  • Managing the Employee Life Cycle 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): Identify your educational goals and expectations of the program. Please be aware that Northeastern University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to your statement of purpose.
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35300 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35300 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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


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