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MS in Human Resources Management

  Pursue leadership opportunities with the specialized HR tools you gain at Lubin:
  • Contemporary theory
  • Practice analyzing functional areas
  • Integrate strategy with your organization's human resources
Today's changing business environment requires strategic management of the talent, skills, and knowledge of individuals within a company. As you apply what you learn in class to the resource challenges of your organization, you demonstrate your capability to innovate and create value.

Median salary for human resources managers in New York (Source: careeronestop)

The GMAT/GRE is not required for applicants with a minimum of three years of professional work experience in human resources.


Lubin's MS in Human Resource Management fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The guidelines are part of SHRM's Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

The MS in Human Resources Management equips you to lead, both within human resources and across your organization, so you can analyze, design, and evaluate human resources systems and processes—and integrate those systems and processes with business strategy. You also learn about organizational behavior, labor relations, and employment law. Through Lubin, you gain:

  • Core HRM skills
  • The specialized skills to succeed in senior-level appointments
  • Necessary theory and current best practices to lead organization-wide
Click to view curriculum for the MS in Human Resources Management.


Lubin puts you at the center of the world's business life, through a network of alumni and corporate partners that reaches into:
  • major financial institutions
  • media companies
  • growing businesses in every industry

Gain valuable experience in one or more internships—with internationally respected companies. Human resources management graduate students complete at least one internship and find daily opportunities to apply the knowledge they've gained in the classroom. Recent internship sites include:
  • Citibank
  • The Club of Riverdale
  • Diesel USA, Inc.
  • The Four Seasons
  • JPMorgan Chase
Convenient location: Pursue your MS in Human Resources Management at the Lower Manhattan campus in the financial district.

Connect with industry insiders: In addition to the connections and advice our faculty offer, our alumni—who are themselves industry insiders, rising and leading in a wide range of enterprises—actively connect with current students through our LinkedIn mentoring program.

Take full advantage of your dedicated team of advisers while you're here. They can guide you through the program and into your career, opening doors and making connections for you.

Elite accreditation—Lubin's dual accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, in both business and accounting, is an elite distinction shared by fewer than 2% of business schools in the world.

International recognition: The MS in Human Resource Management program is ranked among the best Masters in Human Resources Management by EDUNIVERSAL, an organization which ranks the top global business programs in the world.


A U.S. bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign school is the preferred undergraduate degree requirement for admission into the program. In addition to a resume, a personal statement, a GMAT or GRE score report, and two recommendations, applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended. If you are applying for the MS in Human Resources Management and have a minimum of three years of human resources experience in a managerial position, you may request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE. Résumé will be required, supported by letters of recommendation. A recent TOEFL score, no more than two years old, is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Recommended application deadlines are August 1 for the fall entry term and December 1 for the spring entry term. Click for our Application Guidelines and Checklist.

For admission information, please contact:

New York City campus
Graduate Admission
Phone: 212-346-1531

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    Here's what to expect with an MS in Human Resources Management:
  • Excellent compensation: $63,500 is the mean salary for recent graduates of the MS in Human Resources Management program (Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports)
  • Employment of human resources managers is expected to grow 13% from 2012 to 2022 (Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Department of Labor, 2014-2015)
  • Many opportunities: Already in demand, those with skills in strategic human resources management will see as fast as average job growth through 2022 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Varied industries and professional paths
  • Exciting opportunities at respected companies and organizations. Companies that have hired recent graduates of the MS in Human Resources Management program include:

    • Itkowitz PLLC
    • KPMG
    • Lyon Heart Communications Inc.
    • Madison Square Garden
    • Pepsi
    • Warner Music Group

  • Join our distinguished alumni, pursuing careers around the globe

    In the center of New York City's business life, Lubin introduces you to successful business leaders and thriving multinational corporations. Connect directly with the world-class individuals who serve as an Executive- or Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pace. We nurture relationships with many of the world's leading executives, to broaden and deepen your learning experience—far beyond what you can expect at any other business school:
  • Meet top executives when they visit your classes and lecture on campus.
Off campus, we get you through the door and behind the scenes for unique opportunities, thanks to our rich and well-developed network of alumni and corporate partners. Common locales include:
  • A Fortune 100 company headquarters in metropolitan New York City
  • The Fed: Research at the Federal Reserve Bank - almost 100 Lubin alumni are employed here
  • NYSE: The rush of the trading floor
    "The faculty know what it takes to succeed in today's business environment, and they go out of their way to help you succeed as well. A challenging, nationally respected program with great faculty, right in the heart of New York City-this is everything I'd hoped for in a master's program, and more."
- Praphan Seelawongseree '12  

"Pace is a microcosm of the global business environment, with a truly diverse faculty and student body that enriches the learning experience. You'll not find professors with a higher level of knowledge, experience, or dedication anywhere else. Small classes featuring creative dialogue and debate are a constant theme at the Lubin School of Business. The professors at Lubin played a huge role in the launch of my new career in human resources management."
- George Rathbun '10  
HR Manager, Itkowitz & Harwood