May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Human Resource Management, M.H.R.M.

Department Contact:

Director: Nicole Bauman,, 814-472-3026

Program Description:

The Master of Human Resource Management program serves both the HR professional established in a career as well as those aspiring to enter the field. The program is career focused, comprehensive in scope and structured to meet the needs of working professionals as well as persons studying full-time to earn the degree. The MHRM program prepares new and experienced HR practitioners to meet the changing expectations of HR in shaping policy and practice as strategic partners. The curriculum is based on the professional body of knowledge defined by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Accreditation Statement:

Saint Francis University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, 66215; (913)631-3009;

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) confirms that curriculum taught at Saint Francis University Master of Human Resource Management aligns with the recommended requirements for HR degree programs as outlined in the SHRM HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. SHRM may be contacted at 1800 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; 800-283 SHRM (7476);

Admission Requirements:

In order to be considered for admission, students must submit the following:

  • An application and $30 fee;
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation;
  • Current resume;
  • Official transcript(s).

International students need to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.

Acceptance to the program will not be extended until all of the admission materials, including official transcripts, have been received and reviewed by the Graduate Business Programs Director.

A letter of acceptance will be sent to students who have met admission requirements. Registration for the first courses will follow and be a collaborative endeavor between the students and their academic advisor.

Graduation Requirements:

A candidate for graduation must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Complete all requirements for an approved program of study within 5 years of initial enrollment, including, but not limited to, the capstone requirements, exit exams, and surveys;
  • Complete the minimum number of credits as specified in this publication;
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better;
  • Submit a completed Application for Degree form at least one semester prior to graduation date;
  • Satisfy financial obligations to the University.

Capstone Requirement:

Students in the MHRM program are required to complete capstone requirements prior to graduation to demonstrate their understanding of the program’s material; these requirements include:

  • Completion of MHRM 550 Capstone Project Research Paper
  • Completion of MHRM Capstone Exam

Total Credits Required:

30 credits