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The Master of Science (MS) in Human Resources degree will prepare you to manage the modern organizational workforce.  You will develop skills necessary to succeed in specific areas of human resources, such as benefits, compensation, labor relations, recruitment and workforce training programs.

The MS in Human Resources program is designed for the student who has earned a bachelor’s degree, or who has earned or is earning an MBA.


Through a wide range of courses, you will develop the skills to address many pressing issues encountered by human resource professionals, including:
  • Career development
  • Diversity
  • Employee recruitment and retention
  • Employee training
  • Global economy
  • Performance management
  • Technology
The MS in Human Resources program also includes on-site service-learning projects where you will work directly with organizations in Chicago, allowing you to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to real-world settings.

Career Outlook

Organizations routinely recruit DePaul human resources students for positions in leadership development, compensation analysis, talent acquisition and labor.
Degree Requirements 48 hours
  Total hours required   48 hours