Master's in Human Resource Management in Florida

There are several accredited graduate schools in Florida that offer human resources management (HRM) degrees at the master's level. Usually, these fall into two categories: Master of Science (MS) degrees or Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. Schools offering Human Resource Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens

St. Thomas University offers both online and on-campus MBA degrees with HRM concentration through the Gus Machado School of Business. The program can take as little as 12 months to complete, and each academic term is 9 weeks in length. To be admitted, St. Thomas University requires a 2.75/4.0 minimum undergraduate GPA, and there is no requirement for the Graduate Records Examinations (GRE).

Florida International University, Miami

The Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) is offered by Florida International University in an accelerated program that can be completed in 1 year by attending weekend courses as a full-time student or 2 years as a part-time student. This program is offered online and on campus and requires the completion of fourteen (14) courses. Applicants can request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE if they have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0.

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale

The Huizenga College of Business offers an MBA with HRM concentration in both online and on campus formats. This program requires completion of 40-49 credit hours and can be completed in twelve (12) to twenty-one (21) months. Nova Southeastern University requires the GRE or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) for full admission.

Rollins College, Winter Park

A Master of Human Resources (MHR) degree is available through Rollins College. This program can be completed in 2-3 years. Students can request a waiver of the GRE or GMAT if they have at least 4 years of high-level HR experience, a 3.5/4.0 undergraduate GPA, or already hold a Master's degree.

South University, Tampa

The MSHRM degree from South University is offered both on campus and online. The program can be completed in 1 year. Applicants with a 2.7/4.0 undergraduate GPA may not need to submit GRE or GMAT scores.

University of South Florida, Tampa

The University of South Florida offers an MS in Management with concentration in HRM. Applicants may request a waiver of the GRE or GMAT if they have a 3.5/4.0 undergraduate GPA from certain Florida colleges or at least 3 years of professional or management experience.

University of Central Florida, Orlando

A Professional MS degree in Management - Human Resources track is offered by the University of Central Florida. It takes about twenty (20) months to complete the 30-credit-hour program. All applicants must have a 3.0/4.0 undergraduate GPA and at least 2 years of professional experience in HR, but there is no GMAT requirement.

University of West Florida, Pensacola

The University of West Florida offers an MBA with HRM emphasis. The program can be completed in 5 semesters. The GRE can be waived under certain circumstances, such as having a 3.25/4.0 undergraduate GPA, having a 3.0/4.0 undergraduate GPA with 3 years of professional experience, having a 2.75/4.00 undergraduate GPA with 8 years of professional experience, having passed the CPA exam (4 parts), or holding a Graduate Business Foundation certificate with a 3.25/4.0 GPM from the University of West Florida.

*School Name*Programs Offered**Tuition (2019-2020 except as noted)
St. Thomas UniversityMaster of Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources Management$782 per credit hour
Florida International UniversityMaster of Science in Human Resource Management$35,000 program cost for Florida residents
$37, 600 (approx.) program cost for out-of-state or international students
$35,000 program cost for fully online program
Nova Southeastern UniversityMaster of Business Administration with specialization in Human Resources Management$939 per credit hour
Rollins CollegeMaster of Human Resources$678 per credit hour
South UniversityMaster of Science in Human Resource Management$6,960 per quarter for 10-18 credit hours
$5,540 per quarter for 5-9 credit hours
$3,250 per quarter for 1-4 credit hours
University of South FloridaMaster of Science in Management with specialization in Human Resources Management$347.91 per credit hour
University of Central FloridaProfessional Master of Science in Management - Human Resources track$30,000 program cost
University of West FloridaMasters of Business Administration with Human Resources Management emphasis$377.60 per credit hour for Florida residents
$1037.24 per credit hour for out-of-state residents
$443.96 per credit hour for 90% out of state tuition waived

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Typical Admissions Requirements for Human Resources Management Graduate Programs

The following items are some of the typical admissions requirements for graduate programs in human resources management:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools you have attended
  • An essay or statement of purpose describing why you want to enroll in the program
  • Your résumé or curriculum vitae
  • GRE, GMAT, or another entrance test, including an English proficiency test if English is not your native language or the post-secondary schools you attended taught classes in languages other than English.
  • Recommendations from personal and/or academic sources

These 8 graduate schools offer master's degrees in human resources management and have programs that can be completed in 1-3 years. Many of them are willing to consider waiving GRE or GMAT requirements under specific circumstances.

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