Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Creating Moments. Building Your Future.

Earn Your Degree in Human Resource Management

Get the skills and experience you need to succeed

Employment of human resources managers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022,1 and 68% of human resource management jobs require a bachelor’s degree or higher.2

Start building professional value from your first class with a degree or certificate3 tailored to the latest trends in human resources. Our undergraduate and graduate HR programs can give you the confidence, knowledge, and skills you need to advance your career. Learn what matters most from faculty-practitioners who work in the field. Gain a comprehensive understanding of HR functions:

  • Resource planning
  • Recruitment and orientation of employees
  • Training and career development
  • Labor relations
  • Change management
  • Development of personnel policies and procedures

Choose from the following programs, which are designed and applicable to what you’re doing now—and to where you want to go:

  • Undergraduate certificate in human resource management
  • Graduate certificate in foundations of human resource management
  • Bachelor of Science in human resource management
  • Master of Science in Management with a specialization in human resource management

Each of these programs is available entirely online. Ready to get started? Complete the form to your right.

An Affordable Education

  • Savings on Books: We are committed to saving you time and money by reducing or eliminating the need to purchase textbooks and other course materials.
  • Up to 90 Transfer Credits: We believe you deserve credit for what you already know, so we make it possible to complete your bachelor's degree in two years or less with up to 90 undergraduate transfer credits.
  • Great Ways to Pay: We can help you meet, manage, or lower your education costs with scholarships, financial aid, military benefits, and other financing and payment options for those who qualify.

A University that Puts Students First

  • Online and Hybrid Classes: Learn online or in a hybrid format at more than 20 locations in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia or in more than 20 countries, including military installations worldwide.
  • Student Services and Support: We give you the support you need with one-on-one advice, an online library, career planning, educational advisors, 24/7 technical support, and more.
  • An Accredited State University: Stand out with a degree from a respected institution that is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is a member of the University System of Maryland.

A Military-Friendly School

  • Dedicated Military and Veterans Advisors: Work with a dedicated military or veterans advisor to ensure you make the most of your education benefits and understand how the class format you choose—online, on-site, or hybrid—affects your monthly housing allowance.
  • Extensive Experience Serving the Military: More than half of UMUC students are active-duty servicemembers, veterans, military spouses, or military family members! Plus, Military Times ranked UMUC among its "Best for Vets" colleges in 2017.
  • Resources Specifically for Veterans: Benefit from a wide range of resources for veterans, including VetSuccess on Campus and the Veterans Resource Center, a one-stop source designed to give you the support you need to succeed in school and in your career.

Earn Nearly $1M more over your lifetime with a college degree1


of management jobs require or prefer a bachelor's degree or higher5


of jobs posted online each month require a bachelor's degree or higher6

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See how a degree can make a difference. Create your Moment at UMUC.

"I gave a presentation to 50 HR professionals from Fortune 500 companies. I’m sure they were thinking, 'What's this kid going to tell me that I don't already know?' I had a lot to tell them! I had the latest science in HR, and I learned it at UMUC."

Joey Price
Master of Science in Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management
Founder, Jumpstart

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