Human Resource Management

University of Connecticut

19106 USD/year
19106 USD/year
13598 USD/year
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The University of Connecticut's top-ranked School of Business Graduate Programs in Human Resource Management (HRM) feature leading-edge curriculum taught by experienced faculty, designed around the specific needs of today's HR professional.


The University of Connecticut MS in Human Resource Management is designed to build the skills needed for future HR leaders over a concentrated twenty-two month period.

Recognizing that today's professionals are actively balancing career, home, and personal demands, UConn's Graduate Programs in HRM make the most of your time through specially-designed accelerated courses that are offered in seven week sessions throughout the year.

Classes meet at our Graduate Business Learning Center in downtown Hartford four Saturdays per semester.

The Graduate Programs in HRM are built upon a foundation of:

  • Comprehensive curriculum grounded in academic research, designed specifically to develop strategic HR competencies
  • Real-world, immediate applicability to your current position
  • Collaborative learning with high-achieving peers and accomplished faculty
  • Flexible program format tailored for the unique needs of business professionals

The University of Connecticut School of Business is ranked among the best business schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and ranked 18th in the nation for Return on Investment by Bloomberg BusinessWeek (2013).

Programme Structure

The HRM curriculum reflects the skills needed for human resource leaders to be collaborative partners with senior management, including core business skills like business acumen, risk management, metrics and analytics, negotiation, and ethical leadership.

The program’s cohort design deepens your education by engaging peer-to-peer learning, and expands your professional network through personal connections.

All courses are three credits long and are offered in condensed hybrid sessions. Fall and Spring sessions are 7 weeks long, Summer sessions are 6 weeks in duration.

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Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


33 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements:Undergraduate Degree

  • You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • They do not consider 3 year bachelor’s degrees from India, Canada, or Australia to be equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree. However, additional graduate level course work after earning a 3 year bachelor’s degree maybe considered for equivalency.
Official Transcripts
  • You must submit all applicable, official transcripts.
Graduate Test Scores
  • Many programs require submission of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Some programs require specific GRE Subject Tests. Business programs require the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).

Tuition Fee

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    19106 USD/year
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  • In-State

    13598 USD/year
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