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.

Take the First Step
Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
After acceptance to the university as a candidate for graduate studies, we will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance into your academic program so you can enroll and begin your classes!

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

Tuition per Credit

$550

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 get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. After acceptance to the University as a candidate for graduate studies, we will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance into your academic program so you can enroll and begin your classes!
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  • Tuition: $550 per credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology fee: $43 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the graduate program:

  • Official transcripts showing a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Graduated from the University of Mary? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. 
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

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