Gain the skills you need to manage human resource projects and programs at a senior level when you earn a Master of Project Management with a Human Resource Management specialization.

From compensation programs to personnel development initiatives, the field of human resources needs upper-level project managers who can ensure projects meet their objectives. Our Master of Project Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management is designed to transform you into the kind of upper-level HR project manager that helps organizations truly succeed.

At a Glance

97%
Percent of organizations that believe project management is critical to business performance

Program Length

As little as 18 months

Format

  • Online

Cost per Credit

$520

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • HR Coordinators
  • HR Assistants
  • HR Managers seeking to move into project management
  • Any other professional who wants to gain expert-level project management skills applicable to the human resources field

Career Paths

  • Human Resource Project Manager
  • Head of Personnel Development
  • Director of HR Programs
  • Benefits Manager
  • Director of Employee Engagement
  • Director of Special Projects

What You’ll Learn

As a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the Project Management Institute (PMI), the University of Mary offers a Master of Project Management with a Human Resource Management specialization that focuses on advanced strategies you can immediately apply to projects within an HR department. When you graduate, you will be prepared to:

  • Manage human resource projects in a manner that efficiently meets organizational goals and advances employee performance.
  • Integrate decisions utilizing Benedictine values, ethical frameworks, and professional standards.
  • Evaluate the contemporary business environment in an integrated manner to propose business solutions.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Interpret results from multiple business support tools to inform decision making.
  • Synthesize content from professional journals and scholarly research to make conclusions regarding business practices.
  • Assess business best practices using methodology as derived from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK® Guide).

Accreditations

  • Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the Project Management Institute (PMI)

    As a Registered Education Provider, the University of Mary is approved to offer training in project management to meet the educational needs of project managers.

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    IACBE

    The Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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Program Details

Your first step is to apply for candidacy by submitting the application for admission. Candidacy means you are on your way to completing the admissions process! You will need to be accepted into your program before you can enroll in classes.

Upon receiving candidacy, you will need to submit the following to be considered for admissions into a graduate program: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts -  Your official transcripts and any test scores that may be required by your program to be sent to the university. Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your transcripts for you! At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. You can send transcripts to:
    Office of Admissions
    University of Mary
    7500 University Drive
    Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

  • Online
  • Tuition: $520 per credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

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