Program Details

The value of a master’s degree in human resource management is directly related to how well it prepares you to participate in strategic planning and decision making to build strong and competitive organizations.

The FIU program offers

  • A dynamic and relevant curriculum that reflects the current topics in the HR field
  • Preparation for HR professional certification exams
  • Interaction and networking opportunities with valuable contacts, including fellow students who are experienced HR professionals, alumni, and our program's advisory board
  • Experienced faculty: many well-known scholars in the discipline and members of the editorial boards of the most prestigious HR journals
  • Internship and project opportunities

Additional Benefits

  • Develop your soft skills
  • A joint-degree option for students interested in obtaining an MBA
  • An advisory board of prominent HR executives
  • Access to FIU Business Career Management Services office
  • Personalized service and support

Industry Statistics

Candidates with a certification or a master's degree – particularly those with a concentration in human resource management or an MBA – have the best job prospects. According to, in 2023, the median annual salary of human resource managers was $128,032. The employment of human resources managers is also expected to grow by 6% over the next 8 years, creating over 10,000 new positions by 2029. Therefore, professionals with advanced degrees and a solid background in human resource programs, policies, and employment law should have better job opportunities (Occupational Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Academic Experience in the MSHRM Program


Reaching the C Suite is not small feet. Jason Williams, a successful HR executive, was already a VP of HR when he enrolled in FIU's Master's in Human Resource Management. The program exposed him to different HR challenges, perspectives, and industries. All this wealth of knowledge prepared him for the next step in his career: Chief Human Resource Officer.