Master of Human Resource Management

Offered online or on campus

The GW School of Business Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) provides graduates with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in a field that is vitally important to the operation and success of organizations of all types. Students learn the latest human capital theories and proven, cutting-edge practices. Special topics include diversity and inclusion, change, leadership, and employee development.

Admission deadline: Fall
Round 1 1/15
Round 2 4/1
Round 3 5/15
Standardized test scores: Either the Graduate Admissions Management Test (GMAT – institution code QK4-4F-04) or the Graduate Records Exam (GRE – institution code 5246) are optional.
Recommendations required: Two (2) recommendations
Prior academic records: Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
Statement of purpose: Statement of career objectives - In no more than 500 words, describe how the MHRM program fits into your professional life and career objectives.
International applicants only: Please review International Applicant Information (https://graduate.admissions.gwu.edu/international-student-application-requirements) carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW, and English language requirements.
PLEASE NOTE that the minimum English language test scores required by this program are:
- Academic IETLS: an overall band score of 6.0 with no individual band score below 5.5; or
- TOEFL: 550 on paper-based, or 80 on Internet-based; or
- Academic PTE: 53
- Duolingo English Test (DTE) Score of at least 105

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
The GW School of Business
Attn: Graduate Admissions
2201 G Street, NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions:
business@gwu.edu ~ 202-994-1212 (phone)
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

Required
MGT 6252Strategic Human Resource Management
MGT 6210Leading Teams
MGT 6257Performance Management and Development
MGT 6290Special Topics (People Analytics, taken for 3 credits)
MBAD 6263Organizations and Human Capital
One of the following:
MGT 6253Leadership and Executive Development
MGT 6277Critical Thinking Skills for Executive Leadership
MGT 6290Special Topics (Perspectives on Leadership, 3 credits)
Electives
12 credits in elective courses, selected from the following:
MGT 6215Conflict Management and Negotiations
MGT 6259Employment Law and Ethics
MGT 6270Consulting Processes
MGT 6280Entrepreneurship
MGT 6286Creativity and Innovation
MGT 6290Special Topics (Human Capital Sustainability, 3 credits)