Because the human resource professional is a critical team member in today’s changing business environment, choosing the right academic program is critically important.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s human resource management programs fully align with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards. In fact, Saint Mary’s University is an affiliate of SHRM and our human resource management bachelor and master degree programs align with SHRM’s Human Resource Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Whether you need to complete a bachelor’s degree or want to earn a master’s degree, Saint Mary’s University has the human resource management program for you. Here are the current options:

  • M.A. in Human Resource Management — This program prepares graduates for this challenging role with courses designed to provide essential knowledge and abilities. The program’s focus is on maximizing individual and team efforts, while developing and applying strategic skills within a human resources department and within the organization. Review for the PHR and SPHR exams is provided, and accelerated evening classes make this the perfect program for working adults.
  • M.A. in Human Resource Management (online) — The same great program but offered fully online.
  • B.S. in Human Resource Management — This program provides individuals with a bachelor of science degree that focuses on the human resources functional and management skills required to work effectively at a professional level. Individuals who have earned some college credit but have not yet finished a bachelor’s degree will appreciate Saint Mary’s generous transfer credit policy, process for awarding credit for work experience, and accelerated evening classes.

Registration is now open for the current term for Saint Mary’s University and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs, which begins Jan. 6, 2014. Saint Mary’s is continually adding new programs to keep up with the demands of working adults and society’s needs.

For more information or to apply for any of the above programs, contact Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and its Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs’ office of admission at, call 612-728-5100, or apply online.

Saint Mary’s provides person-centered, evening, accelerated learning that is taught by caring faculty who are practitioners in their fields. Students also rave about the flexible schedule and reasonable tuition, which make it possible for them to achieve their personal and professional goals while working full time and still having time for family and friends. Partnerships with numerous community and technical colleges enable hassle-free credit transfers for bachelor completion program applicants.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures and empowers learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. A private Lasallian Catholic institution, Saint Mary’s offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs. About 1,300 students are enrolled in the residential undergraduate college in Winona, established in 1912. Approximately 4,300 students are enrolled in the schools of graduate and professional programs, which offers master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as bachelor degree completion, certificate and specialist programs. The university delivers education to adults through campuses in Winona, Minneapolis and Nairobi, Kenya; centers in Rochester, Apple Valley and Oakdale; and at numerous other locations including Wisconsin, Jamaica and fully online. Saint Mary’s is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

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