College of Business > Academics > Department of Management & Entrepreneurship > Graduate Programs > Human Resource Management (Executive MS)
An online program specifically designed for those with seven or more years of professional experience, DePaul’s Executive Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MS HR) will prepare you to lead at the executive level and learn alongside professionals who are shaping tomorrow’s human resources landscape.
Our forward-thinking curriculum cultivates forward-thinkers and thought leaders like you – while preparing you to embrace industry changes by using the latest technology and analytics. Here, you’ll gain a competitive edge with a specialized, executive graduate degree in human resources as you look to grow your opportunities to C-suite roles.
You’ll receive the same cutting-edge curriculum and resources as our on-campus students — including a 24/7 virtual classroom, interactive software, course advisors, career services and campus events.
In this program, you’ll attend three in-person residencies designed to foster strong connections between you and your fellow students, professors and industry leaders.
Our graduates are in demand. In fact, 97% of recent business grads were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months More than 350 top companies and organizations in the U.S. actively recruit DePaul students for career opportunities.
Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.
You’ll complete a total of 13 courses, with three in-person residencies.
DePaul was ranked among the country's top MS in Human Resources programs in North America in Eduniversal's global business dean survey (2018)
of 2017 business master's degree graduates were in jobs related to their field
Here, you’ll build career and personal connections with professors and classmates who are as passionate about advancing their knowledge and career as you are. And with flexible, convenient classes you’ll take online, all program requirements can be completed in as little as 15 months.
Leverage DePaul's wide-ranging network of alumni and HR business leaders. You'll join the network of more than 65,000 DePaul business alumni. In addition, you'll be connected to the more than 190,000 DePaul University alumni across colleges, of which 116,000 are right here in the Chicago area.
For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at
(312) 362-8810 or
We'll send you the full online viewbook with information about the degree, admission requirements and upcoming info sessions. Let's get started.